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Portland Case Shiller June 2011

Portland’s Case Shiller Index for June 2011 is up two one hundredths from May.  The change, while  nonexistent for all intensive purposes, marks the third consecutive month of increases in the Index.  The last time there were three …

Portland’s Case Shiller Rockets Skyward

The title of this post might be stretching it a little but in light of most of the recent death-of-real-estate-media coverage I’m taking a little liberty with it.  The May 2011 Case Shiller Index for Portland is up …

Case Shiller April 2011

“How’s the market?”  Our business coach wisely points out that, “It depends.”  What are you trying to do in the market?  The Case Shiller report for April 2011 was published last week.  If you read didn’t read anything …

Case Shiller Portland February 2011

  Case Shiller’s monthly real estate report was released this morning.  Portland lost a little more ground in February (Case Shiller reports with a sixty day lag and “Portland” is the seven county MSA).  The current Portland index …

Case Shiller December 2010 for Portland Real Estate

The Case Shiller index lags real time by sixty days so we won’t be able to see if their results match RMLS for Portland real estate January.  The Case Shiller Index dropped from 139.92 to 138.23.  That’s a …

Case Shiller November 2010

Tuesday’s Case Shiller reporting November 2010 was of no surprise: down from the previous month.  The Index for Portland is 139.92 which puts the Portland real estate market back where it was in March 2005. The 139.92 is …

Case Shiller October 2010. Ouch.

I titled last month’s Case Shiller report, “Reasons Fear and Optimism.”  The Portland real estate market didn’t fare well in October according to the report released this morning: While the composite housing prices are still above their spring …

Case Shiller September 2010- Reason for Fear and Optimism

Portland’s Case Shiller Index for September 2010 took a  1.9% hit from August and is now at 144.30, May 2005 levels.  The index is down 3.6% since September 2009.  On a national basis the Composite 10 Index was …

Portland Case Shiller Remains Flat for July 2010

We spent last week in Washington DC at the Prudential Real Estate Summut Conference.  Most introductions start something like this.  “Hi, I’m Charles from Portland.”  “How’s the Portland Market?”  The Case Shiller housing market data for July 2010 …

Portland Case Shiller June 2010 Shows Increase

In what seems like a sea of bad real estate and economic news, the Case Shiller Index reports for the third consecutive month slight increases in the Portland real estate market, mirroring the national indexes.  The report, which …