March Case Shiller – Showing Promise

This morning, S&P Dow Jones Indices posted the latest results of the S&P/Case Shiller Home Price Indices. Case Shiller looks at information with a 60 day lag, so this latest report covers March 2015. The Case-Shiller Indices compare home prices… Read More

February Case Shiller: Solid Growth

The February Case Shiller Index was just released this week. This report covers home price changes over 20 metropolitan areas and always has a 60 day lag. The latest data shows continued solid growth with a 0.68% monthly… Read More

Case Shiller Portland: Flat is Good

The national Case Shiller report for December 2013 was released this morning. Portland remained flat in December at 159.84.  During the traditional “slowdown season” of real estate, the Portland market has hovered at this level since August.  The… Read More

Case Shiller: Portland Real Estate Market Unseasonably Strong

The November 2013 Case Shiller report was released yesterday.  There was a slight dip in the Portland index but a drop of less than a point at this time of the year shows the market remains strong. Historically… Read More

Portland Case Shiller September 2013

Case Shiller’s September 2013 housing report was released yesterday.  The two-month lagging report show that the Portland real estate market edged up from August.  The 160.18 is up less than a point but more importantly has rebounded 30… Read More

Is the Distressed Property Era Over in Portland?

Is the distressed property era over? In Portland, the answer appears to be, “yes” but keep reading as to why that’s not entirely true.  “Distressed Properties” are those that are either short sales or bank owned (also know… Read More

Portland Case Shiller March 2013

The Portland Case Shiller Index continues its upward trajectory.  The latest report, March 2013, was released this morning.  Portland’s index has climbed to 145.52.  That’s a 16 point game from where the index was at this time last… Read More

Portland Real Estate Market Update

When the Portland Business Journal’s January 2013 Case Shiller Index headline is, “Housing recovery starts to look like a boom,” y’all better be paying attention.  Long the messenger of doom and gloom Portland’s 8.3% year over year increase… Read More

Case Shiller Looks Strong in Portland

A little tardy with regarding last week’s December 2012 Case Shiller Index but here we go.  The Index in Portland dropped .78 of a point in December.  Even though that’s more than the .5 it lost in December… Read More

November 2012 Portland Case Shiller Dips

The loss of .31 of a point in November 2012 ended seven straight months of gains for Portland’s Case Shiller Index.  The Index, at 142.13 is nearly nine points higher than it was this time last year and… Read More