Articles About S&P/Case-Shiller National Index

Author:
Mike Ochs
Posted:
09.13.2011

Housing Prices Still Weak, But Show Welcome Improvement

Home prices revived somewhat during the 2nd quarter, but the housing market is still struggling.¬† Prices climbed an impressive 3.6 percent, compared during the three months ending March 31. ¬†Despite the upbeat news, home prices are still down 5.9 percent compared with the 2nd quarter of 2010.¬† The rise in home prices came after three […]

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Author:
Mike Ochs
Posted:
06.23.2011

Equity Loans Putting Homeowners Under Water

Homeowners who took out second mortgages, or borrowed against their homes to use the money as a cash advance,  may regret their decisions.  Close to 40 percent are now underwater on their loans — owing more than their home is worth, according to CoreLogic Data.  The data show 38 percent of borrowers who took second […]

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