Home Price Growth Remains Solid in May

The 20-City Case-Shiller Composite gained 4.9 percent year-over-year in May, slightly lower than April’s gain. The 10-City Composite gained 4.7 percent from the previous year, slightly higher than the year-over-year gain in April. The National index recorded a 4.4 percent gain on an annual basis, compared to a 4.3 percent annual gain in April.

On a monthly basis, the National index, 10-City Composite and 20-City Composite all posted gains of 1.1 percent.

Of the cities reporting month-over-month increases, Boston, Cleveland and Las Vegas posted the highest gains, each increasing 1.5 percent from April.

San Francisco and Denver posted the highest year-over-year gains, with respective price increases of 9.7 percent and 10.0 percent. Washington, D.C. posted the slowest yearly growth, with prices increasing at an annual rate of 1.3 percent.

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