According to the July 2017 FHFA house price index report, U.S. house prices rose in July, up 0.2% from the previous month, as measured by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI).
The previously reported 0.1 house price percent increase in June remained the same.
From July 2016 to July 2017, U.S. house prices up 6.3%
For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly price changes from June 2017 to July 2017 ranged from -0.5 percent in the West North Central and Pacific divisions to +0.6 percent in the East North Central division.
The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from +4.2 percent in the West North Central division to +8.2 percent in the Mountain and Pacific divisions.
Note: the FHFA monthly HPI is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages sold to, or guaranteed by, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The next FHFA HPI report will be released October 25, 2017 and will include monthly data through August 2017.