CoreLogic®, a leading global property information, analytics and data-based solution provider released on Tuesday (9/3) the CoreLogic Home Price Index (*HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for September 2020. According to the HPI nationally, home prices increased 6.7% in September 2020, compared with September 2019, marking the fastest annual acceleration since May 2014. On a month-over-month basis, home prices increased by 1.1% compared to August 2020. In a prepared statement, CoreLogic CEO and president Frank Martell said, “Housing continues to be a bright spot during an otherwise challenging economic time for many U.S. households. Those in sectors that weathered the transition to remote work successfully are now able to take advantage of low mortgage rates to purchase a home for the first time or to trade-up to a larger home.”
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