Athens, GA - House Price Index (HPI)
Athens Real Estate Market Forecast
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The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Athens-Clarke County, GA single family home prices
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logarithmic scale. The March, 1995 index value equals 100.  Real estate forecasts, analysis,
statistics and appreciation rates are provided below.
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Athens Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
Commentary  219.56
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Athens, Georgia


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      90%

LittleBigHomes.com publishes forecasts for the trend in home prices in 380
Metropolitan Statistical Areas. The House Price Trend will be either UP or
DOWN. The forecast for the trend in the Athens housing market for the 12
months ending with the 4th Quarter of 2018 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Athens is 90%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 90% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Athens is 90% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home prices will be higher in the 4th Quarter of 2018 than they were in the 4th
Quarter of 2017. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Athens Real
Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      83%

The forecast for the trend in the Athens housing market for the 3 years ending
with the 4th Quarter of 2020 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend Prediction for
Athens is 83%. In other words, when tested against historical data, the
forecasting methodology was correct 83% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Athens is 83% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home values will be higher in the 4th Quarter of 2020 than they were in the 4th
Quarter of 2017. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Athens Real
Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Data: Athens, Georgia


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                                     2.43%
Last Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9.5%
Last 5 Years                                     36%
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Last 20 Years                                   79%



Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      3.66%
1989      6.28%
1990      -2.48%
1991      3.79%
1992      2.79%
1993      3.41%
1994      4.24%
1995      6.56%
1996      5.08%
1997      4.45%
1998      4.99%
1999      6.49%
2000      6.07%
2001      6.13%
2002      5.49%
2003      3.76%
2004      6.20%
2005      3.54%
2006      4.27%
2007      1.96%
2008      -0.45%
2009      -5.73%
2010      -2.87%
2011      -7.85%
2012      -2.25%
2013      4.31%
2014      5.70%
2015      4.63%
2016      7.37%
2017      9.50%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              2.43%         Rank: 44 of 381 (88th Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9.5%           Rank: 55 of 381 (85th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              36%            Rank: 92 of 381 (76th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   11%            Rank: 130 of 381 (66th Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            79%            Rank: 188 of 379 (50th Percentile)


The change in home prices for Athens-Clarke County, GA are shown above for
five time periods. For example: Athens appreciated 2.43% in the Last Quarter.
At that rate, the Athens Real Estate Market was ranked 44th out of 381
metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Athens was in the 88th percentile. So
Athens, GA performed better in the Last Quarter than 88% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Athens, Georgia

The data and analysis on this page pertains to Athens-Clarke County, GA,
hereinafter referred to as "Athens". The all time high in the Athens Home Price
Index was 207.3 in the 4th Quarter, of 2017.  The Home Price Index indicates
that the Athens Market is up 11% over the last 10 years. Home prices in the
Athens Real Estate Market have gained 9.50% over the last 12 months. Over
the last thirty years, it is up 159%.

The 4th Quarter index value was 4.92 points higher than the 3rd Quarter, 2017
index value of 202.37, resulting in a 2.43% rise in the 4th Quarter for the
Athens Market.

The Athens Home Price Index has increased for the last 8 consecutive quarters.
The current record holders for consecutive increases in the Home Price Index
are Phoenix, AZ; Houston, TX and Boise City, ID, with increases in the last 26
consecutive quarters. The current record holders for consecutive declines in
the Home Price Index are Victoria, TX; Topeka, KS; Texarkana, TX-AR;
Springfield, MA and Peoria, IL, with declines in the last 2 consecutive quarters.

The highest annual change in the value of houses in the Athens Real Estate
Market was 10% in the twelve months ended with the 4th Quarter of 2017. The
worst annual change in home values  in the Athens Market was -9% in the
twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 2011.

The highest growth in home values in the Athens Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 23% in the three years ended with the 4th Quarter of
2017. The worst performance over a three year period in the Athens Market
was -17% in the three years ended with the 1st Quarter of 2012.

This page provides a long term graph of the Athens Home Price Index (above).
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All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Athens Market. The terms House Price Index and Home Price Index, as
used in this site, refer to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House
Price Index.

Significant time is required to research quarterly sales price and appraisal data
from mortgage transactions in the Athens Real Estate Market and hundreds of
other cities. As a result, Home Price data is not available for a number of
months after the end of each quarter.



Part 4: APPRECIATION RATES & RANKINGS
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Data: Athens, Georgia

The trend of Athens Home Prices relative to 380 other metropolitan areas is
detailed below. Each metropolitan area contains one or more cities. Five
different time periods are reviewed.  Each paragraph identifies the top and
bottom performing markets as well as the average and median performance for
all cities during each time period. The data and analysis on this page pertains
to Athens-Clarke County, GA, hereinafter referred to as "Athens".

Last Quarter:
During the 4th Quarter of 2017, Athens Home Prices had a rank of 44, with
appreciation of 2.43%. The top performing real estate market during the 4th
Quarter was Gadsden, AL, with a rise of 13.11%. The worst market during that
period was Hinesville, GA, with appreciation of -6.79%.
The median for all cities during the 4th Quarter was 0.75%. The average for all
markets during the quarter was 0.69%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, Athens Home Prices had a rank of 55, with
appreciation during the year of 9.50%. The top performing market during the
last year was Sebastian, FL, with an increase of 16.4%. The worst real estate
market during that period was Goldsboro, NC, with appreciation of -6.9%.
The median for all markets during this period was 5.37%. The average was
5.53%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended with the 4th Quarter of 2017, Athens Home Prices
ranked 92, with a total appreciation of 35.6%. The top performing real estate
market during the 5 year period was Reno, NV, with a growth in value of 94%.
The worst market during that period was Goldsboro, NC, with appreciation of
-5%.
The median for all cities during this time period was 19%. The average over the
5 years was 25%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended in the 4th Quarter of 2017, Athens Home Prices had
a rank of 130, with appreciation during the decade of 11%. The top performing
market during the period was Denver, CO, with a rise of 65%. The worst real
estate market during the 10 year time period was Atlantic City, NJ, with
appreciation of -27%.
The median for all markets during the last 10 years was 7%. The average for
the cities over that time frame was 8%.

Last 20 Years:
During the 20 years ended in the 4th Quarter of 2017, Athens Home Prices had
a rank of 188, with total growth over the 20 year period of 79%. The top
performing real estate market during the period was San Francisco, CA, with an
increase of 280%. The worst market during the last 20 years was Saginaw, MI,
with appreciation of 18%.
The median for all cities during the last 20 years was 79%. The average for the
markets over that time frame was 89%.

Historical research data on the Home Price Index for the Athens Real Estate
Market is available back to the 3rd Quarter, of 1985. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Athens. Real estate
appreciation figures represent total net increase or decrease over each time
period. (Unless specifically stated, the figures do not represent annual or
quarterly rates of change.)



Data Source for Commentary & Charts: Federal Housing Finance Agency
Updated Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
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