Lafayette, LA - House Price Index (HPI)
Lafayette Real Estate Market Forecast  (LA)
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The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Lafayette, LA 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.
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Lafayette Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
Commentary  387.56
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Lafayette, Louisiana


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      87%

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 Lafayette housing market for the 12
months ending with the 4th Quarter of 2018 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Lafayette is 87%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 87% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Lafayette is 87% 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 Lafayette
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      79%

The forecast for the trend in the Lafayette housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 4th Quarter of 2020 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Lafayette 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
Lafayette 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 Lafayette
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Data: Lafayette, Louisiana


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                         0.56%
Last Year                              3.0%
Last 5 Years                         13%
Last 10 Years                       13%
Last 20 Years                       88%



Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      -5.97%
1989      17.01%
1990      5.96%
1991      4.99%
1992      4.48%
1993      5.30%
1994      6.80%
1995      5.44%
1996      6.64%
1997      4.41%
1998      5.01%
1999      1.10%
2000      3.82%
2001      3.99%
2002      5.32%
2003      4.79%
2004      5.42%
2005      9.06%
2006      7.42%
2007      5.93%
2008      -0.20%
2009      0.72%
2010      -0.44%
2011      -0.54%
2012      1.03%
2013      2.07%
2014      3.32%
2015      2.61%
2016      1.26%
2017      2.96%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              0.56%         Rank: 210 of 381 (45th Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3.0%           Rank: 298 of 381 (21st Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              13%            Rank: 267 of 381 (30th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   13%            Rank: 115 of 381 (70th Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            88%            Rank: 153 of 379 (59th Percentile)


The change in home prices for Lafayette, LA are shown above for five time
periods. For example: Lafayette appreciated 0.56% in the Last Quarter. At that
rate, the Lafayette Real Estate Market was ranked 210th out of 381
metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Lafayette was in the 45th percentile. So
Lafayette, LA performed better in the Last Quarter than 45% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Lafayette, Louisiana

The all time high in the Lafayette Home Price Index was 221.8 in the 4th
Quarter, of 2017.  The Home Price Index indicates that the Lafayette Market is
up 13% over the last 10 years. Home prices in the Lafayette Real Estate Market
have gained 2.96% over the last 12 months. Over the last thirty years, it is up
217%.

The 4th Quarter index value was 1.24 points higher than the 3rd Quarter, 2017
index value of 220.56, resulting in a 0.56% rise in the 4th Quarter for the
Lafayette Market.

The Lafayette Home Price Index has increased for the last 2 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 Lafayette Real Estate
Market was 17% in the twelve months ended with the 4th Quarter of 1989. The
worst annual change in home values  in the Lafayette Market was -16% in the
twelve months ended with the 4th Quarter of 1987.

The highest growth in home values in the Lafayette Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 30% in the three years ended with the 4th Quarter of
1991. The worst performance over a three year period in the Lafayette Market
was -31% in the three years ended with the 3rd Quarter of 1987.

This page provides a long term graph of the Lafayette Home Price Index
(above). For information about Louisiana home values, click Real Estate Market
Forecasts in the navigation bar at the top of this page.  You'll see long term
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of residential property values. Bookmark this page! Then LittleBigHomes.com's
detailed research and statistics about Lafayette Home Prices will be at your
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All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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: Lafayette, Louisiana

The trend of Lafayette 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, Lafayette Home Prices had a rank of 210, with
appreciation of 0.56%. 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, Lafayette Home Prices had a rank of 298, with
appreciation during the year of 2.96%. 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, Lafayette Home Prices
ranked 267, with a total appreciation of 12.8%. 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, Lafayette Home Prices
had a rank of 115, with appreciation during the decade of 13%. 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, Lafayette Home Prices
had a rank of 153, with total growth over the 20 year period of 88%. 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 Lafayette Real Estate
Market is available back to the 1st Quarter, of 1981. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Lafayette. 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 Monday, April 2, 2018.
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