Utilizing home pricing data for the period ending July 2013, the Homes.com Price Index showed gains for single-family properties in all 100 markets, up from 87 in the previous reporting period
“Homes.com’s Rebound Report provides a deeper view into the 22 fully rebounded markets. Many never experienced the dramatic swings in home values that were a result of foreclosures and short sales that plagued many markets across the nation”
The Homes.com Local Market Index has been expanded to include midsized markets ranked from 101-300. It provides a closer look at smaller markets nationwide, showing increases in 293 of the top 300 markets, up from 250 the previous month. Year over year, all midsized markets increased.
As a complement to the Local Market Index, Homes.com publishes an exclusive Rebound Report, highlighting how the housing recovery process is unfolding across the country. Rebound data for July 2013 in the top 100 markets revealed that 22 markets across the U.S. are fully recovered – up from the previous month’s 19 markets. Additionally, 44 U.S. markets now show a rebound of 50 percent or more, up from 41 in last month’s report.
“Homes.com’s Rebound Report provides a deeper view into the 22 fully rebounded markets. Many never experienced the dramatic swings in home values that were a result of foreclosures and short sales that plagued many markets across the nation,” said Brock MacLean, executive vice president of Homes.com. “By contrast, most of the markets with the lowest rebound have experienced more dramatic changes in values as a result of foreclosures and short sales and will have a slower path to recovery.”
The latest Homes.com Local Market Index reports the following:
Monthly increases in all 100 of the top 100 markets and in 193 of the 200 midsized markets.
Honolulu, Hawaii remains the top gaining market on a year-over-year basis with a 29.17 index point or 13.51% increase.
California markets [Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, Calif.; San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, Calif., San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, Calif.; Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, Calif.] are the remaining 4 in top 5 and increased 25.26, 24.60, 24.19 and 20.16 index points respectively.
Six of the top 10 monthly gaining markets are in the West (up from two in the previous month), followed by four from the South.
Highlights from the Homes.com Rebound Report for the top 100 markets show:
22 have made more than a 100% rebound, indicating a complete recovery in these markets. This is up from 19 markets posting a full recovery in last month’s report.
The three newest markets to achieve a full rebound are Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa; New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, La.; and Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, S.C.
44 show more than a 50% rebound, up from 41 markets in the previous report.
Seven of the top 10 markets have exceeded a 200% rebound.