Home Values

As the housing market recovered nationwide, home values rose 5.1% across the U.S. between February 2012 and February 2013. In 10 of the major markets analyzed by Zillow, values rose more than 13%. In five of those, home values rose more than 20%.
May 10, 2013   24/7 Wall St.
Speculation about property values is as old as the U.S. itself, but it used to be much more localized, explains Robert Shiller, Yale economist. Is the recent housing roller coaster likely to repeat itself in the future?
Apr 22, 2013   New York Times
No other place even comes close for values of 4 bedroom, 2 bath single family homes. Five of the six priciest cities in the U.S. are located in Silicon Valley, with median home values ranging from $1.44 million to $1.7 million for #1 ranked Los Altos
Dec 3, 2012   Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
A recent study finds a correlation between a neighborhood's walkability and its home values.
Aug 18, 2009   Inman News
Walkability improves home values, according to a new report. <em>Smart City</em> talks with economist Joe Cortright about the study, and with IBM about its new "Smarter Cities" technology report.
Aug 9, 2009   Smart City
These two posts from Richard Florida look at how housing is faring during the economic recession. He looks at home prices in 300 metro areas, and how things have changed between the peak in 2006 to today.
Jul 24, 2009   Creative Class Exchange
Economists worry that Vancouver's tumbling housing market is an indication that Canadians could see a dramatic -- and long-lasting -- decline in the value of their homes.
Apr 25, 2009   Macleans
Reporters at the Land Use Accountability Project have uncovered evidence that home appraisers were under great pressure at the height of the bubble to inflate home values.
Apr 14, 2009   Land Use Accountability Project
The Obama Administration has outlined plans to assist nearly 4 million homeowners in danger of foreclosure. The total cost to taxpayers runs close to $75 billion.
Mar 6, 2009   The New York Times
The housing market has bombed, bringing prices and values to devastating lows. But despite lower prices, affordable housing is still in too short of supply, according to this piece from <em>Time</em>.
Mar 2, 2009   Time
While home values in the rest of the region decline, homes near Denver's light rail system have experienced an increase in values over the past two years.
Nov 3, 2008   The Denver Post