Tag: Case-Shiller

When the housing boom got started – Part II

Homeownership rates jumped in 1995, and didn’t look back for a decade. According to Case-Shiller data points for its 10-City Composite, it took prices several more years to realize what was going on:


I looked at the 10-City because it had the most consistent data for all years, but I believe similar price action would, with few exceptions, be similar to most places in the US.

Case-Shiller spying on you?

MacroMarkets, home for the great little S&P/Case-Shiller graphs people are always posting and talking about, doesn’t work for me. Instead of producing those colorful illustrations, I get this:


Next up: the S&P/Housing-Market-Trash-Talking Index, brought to you in conjunction with YouTube.