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Home Price Growth Remains Sluggish Across Regions in February

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February 2019 Home Price Market Report

Providence, R.I. unseats Las Vegas as highest-performing metro nationwide

 

National quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) home price growth grew 0.1 percent to 1.1 percent for February. National year-over-year growth (YoY) also grew 0.1 percent to 7.5 percent for February. All data reported is based upon Clear Capital’s patent-pending QoQ measurement, which uses the newest data to create timely indices in rolling-quarter intervals, significantly reducing multi-month lag time that may be experienced with other indices.

West Region

The West maintained 1 percent QoQ growth for February. YoY growth fell 0.2 percent to 7.9 percent.

Las Vegas was unseated from its spot as the highest-performing metro nationwide, falling 0.14 percent to 1.91 percent QoQ growth and claiming second place. San Jose, California remained in the 15 highest-performing metros nationwide, falling 0.09 percent to 1.24 percent QoQ growth, and falling 1.28 percent to 12.52 percent YoY growth.

West metros among the 15 highest-performing metros nationwide:

  • Oxnard, Calif. grew 0.17 percent to 1.62 percent QoQ growth
  • Tucson, Ariz. grew 0.06 percent to 1.48 percent QoQ growth
  • Phoenix, Ariz. grew 0.08 percent to 1.25 percent QoQ growth

Six of the 15 lowest-performing metros nationwide were from the West, with four of those six metros from California:

  • Portland, Ore. grew 0.14 percent to 0.72 percent QoQ growth
  • Los Angeles, Calif. grew 0.05 percent to 0.68 percent QoQ growth
  • Bakersfield, Calif. fell 0.13 percent to 0.67 percent QoQ growth
  • Sacramento, Calif. grew 0.01 percent to 0.59 percent QoQ growth
  • San Diego, Calif. fell 0.04 percent to 0.46 percent QoQ growth
  • Seattle, Wash. fell 0.16 percent to 0.36 percent QoQ growth

California saw a 0.01 percent decrease in QoQ growth statewide.

Northeast Region

The Northeast saw positive growth in all major metros, growing 0.2 percent to 1.3 percent QoQ growth for February. YoY growth grew 0.5 percent to 8.6 percent.

Providence, Rhode Island was the nation’s highest-performing metro, at 2.2 percent QoQ growth, and improving 0.61 percent.

Northeast metros among the 15 highest-performing metros nationwide:

  • New York, N.Y. grew 0.18 percent to 1.29 percent QoQ growth
  • Philadelphia, Pa. grew 0.29 percent to 1.36 percent QoQ growth

Pittsburgh grew 0.28 percent to 0.83 percent QoQ growth, and grew 1.01 percent to 6.86 percent YoY growth.

Northeast metros among the 15 lowest-performing metros nationwide:

  • Rochester, N.Y. grew 0.17 percent to 0.61 percent QoQ growth
  • Hartford, Conn. was the nation’s lowest-performing metro, despite growing 0.19 percent to 0.08 percent QoQ growth

South Region

The South grew 0.1 percent to 1 percent QoQ growth for February.

South metros among the 15 highest-performing metros nationwide:

  • New Orleans, La. grew 0.44 percent to 1.66 percent QoQ growth
  • Tampa, Fla. grew 0.08 percent to 1.31 percent QoQ growth
  • Orlando, Fla. grew 0.18 percent to 1.29 percent QoQ growth
  • Jacksonville, Fla. fell 0.04 percent to 1.29 percent QoQ growth
  • Baltimore, Md. grew 0.37 percent to 1.24 percent QoQ growth

South metros among the 15 lowest-performing metros nationwide:

  • Birmingham, Ala. fell 0.07 percent to 0.71 percent QoQ growth
  • Richmond, Va. grew 0.06 percent to 0.7 percent QoQ growth
  • Dallas, Texas grew 0.06 percent to 0.68 percent QoQ growth
  • Washington, D.C. grew 0.15 percent to 0.65 percent QoQ growth
  • Raleigh, N.C. fell 0.11 percent to 0.61 percent QoQ growth
  • Virginia Beach, Va. maintained 0.59 percent QoQ growth
  • San Antonio, Texas fell 1.4 percent to 0.56 percent QoQ growth

San Antonio, Texas experienced the largest contraction nationwide, falling 1.4 percent to 0.56 percent QoQ growth, and falling 5.07 percent to 5.57 percent YoY growth.

Midwest Region

The Midwest grew 0.1 percent to 1.1 percent QoQ growth for February.

Only two metros from the Midwest made it to the 15 highest-performing metros nationwide:

  • Cleveland, Ohio grew 0.09 percent to 1.46 percent QoQ growth
  • Detroit, Mich. fell 0.21 to 1.28 percent QoQ growth

No Midwest metros were among the 15 lowest-performing metros nationwide, with the remaining eight Midwest metros experiencing an average growth of 0.95 percent QoQ growth.

February 2019 HDI Home Price Market Report

 

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