Author: Janaki Chadha

Speculators return to Las Vegas as home prices surge

More than any other U.S. city, Las Vegas epitomized the housing boom and bust of the last decade. Housing prices were on a seemingly unending growth spree, a trend fueled by speculators flooding into the market and reaping profits off the bubble. Then, the bubble popped, cratering prices and pushing […]

Five Things to Watch in Tuesday’s Case-Shiller Home Prices Report

Standard & Poors will release its monthly Case-Shiller report Tuesday, which surveys existing single-family home prices. The report, which lags by two months, will cover housing market data from this past February. Over the past several months, this report has shown home prices rising continually across the country, and the […]

Lack of housing supply continues to drive rising home prices

Home prices continued rising during the last month of 2017, but there are early signs they may begin to slow in the coming months. The Case Shiller National Home Price Index jumped 6.3 percent in the 12 months leading up to December, up from a 6.1 percent year-over-year gain reported […]