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


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      70%

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 Charleston housing market for the 12
months ending with the 4th Quarter of 2018 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Charleston is 70%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 70% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Charleston is 70% 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 Charleston
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      79%

The forecast for the trend in the Charleston housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 4th Quarter of 2020 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Charleston is 79%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 79% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Charleston is 79% 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 Charleston
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Data: Charleston, West Virginia


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                                     3.58%
Last Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0.7%
Last 5 Years                                     6%
Last 10 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Last 20 Years                                   46%
Decline From All Time High               0.02%


Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      1.07%
1989      -1.60%
1990      -1.58%
1991      7.96%
1992      4.11%
1993      4.42%
1994      6.91%
1995      5.57%
1996      4.64%
1997      4.29%
1998      4.56%
1999      -1.10%
2000      3.91%
2001      4.24%
2002      3.24%
2003      2.09%
2004      2.80%
2005      4.39%
2006      4.49%
2007      2.87%
2008      0.97%
2009      -1.59%
2010      1.80%
2011      -1.34%
2012      1.25%
2013      0.58%
2014      2.57%
2015      1.08%
2016      1.30%
2017      0.70%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              3.58%         Rank: 19 of 381 (95th Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0.7%           Rank: 350 of 381 (8th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              6%              Rank: 340 of 381 (10th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   7%              Rank: 178 of 381 (53rd Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            46%            Rank: 331 of 379 (12th Percentile)
Decline From All Time High        0.02%

The change in home prices for Charleston, WV are shown above for five time
periods. For example: Charleston appreciated 3.58% in the Last Quarter. At
that rate, the Charleston Real Estate Market was ranked 19th out of 381
metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Charleston was in the 95th percentile. So
Charleston, WV performed better in the Last Quarter than 95% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Charleston, West Virginia

The all time high in the Charleston Home Price Index was 167.7 in the 3rd
Quarter, of 2016. The 4th Quarter, 2017 index value was 167.7. That's a
decline of 0.04 points or 0.02% below the Charleston Home Price Index all time
high.  The Home Price Index indicates that the Charleston Market is up 7% over
the last 10 years. Home prices in the Charleston Real Estate Market have
gained 0.70% over the last 12 months. Over the last thirty years, it is up 107%.

The 4th Quarter index value was 5.80 points higher than the 3rd Quarter, 2017
index value of 161.88, resulting in a 3.58% rise in the 4th Quarter for the
Charleston Market.

The Charleston Home Price Index increased in the last quarter after falling in
the previous quarter. 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 Charleston Real
Estate Market was 9% in the twelve months ended with the 2nd Quarter of
1995. The worst annual change in home values  in the Charleston Market was
-4% in the twelve months ended with the 2nd Quarter of 1989.

The highest growth in home values in the Charleston Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 22% in the three years ended with the 2nd Quarter of
1995. The worst performance over a three year period in the Charleston Market
was -3% in the three years ended with the 1st Quarter of 2012.

This page provides a long term graph of the Charleston Home Price Index
(above). For information about West Virginia home values, click Real Estate
Market Forecasts in the navigation bar at the top of this page.  You'll see long
term charts and analysis that will provide tremendous insight into the historical
trends of residential property values. Bookmark this page! Then
LittleBigHomes.com's detailed research and statistics about Charleston Home
Prices will be at your fingertips when you need them.

All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Charleston 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 Charleston 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: Charleston, West Virginia

The trend of Charleston 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.

Last Quarter:
During the 4th Quarter of 2017, Charleston Home Prices had a rank of 19, with
appreciation of 3.58%. 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, Charleston Home Prices had a rank of 350, with
appreciation during the year of 0.70%. 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, Charleston Home Prices
ranked 340, with a total appreciation of 6.4%. 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, Charleston Home Prices
had a rank of 178, with appreciation during the decade of 7%. 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, Charleston Home Prices
had a rank of 331, with total growth over the 20 year period of 46%. 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 Charleston Real Estate
Market is available back to the 3rd Quarter, of 1986. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Charleston. 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 Friday, March 16, 2018.
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