Lewiston, ME - House Price Index (HPI)
Lewiston Real Estate Market Forecast  (ME)
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The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Lewiston-Auburn, ME 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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Lewiston Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
Commentary  1163.56
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Lewiston, Maine


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      69%

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 Lewiston housing market for the 12
months ending with the 1st Quarter of 2019 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Lewiston is 69%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 69% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Lewiston is 69% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home prices will be higher in the 1st Quarter of 2019 than they were in the 1st
Quarter of 2018. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Lewiston
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      63%

The forecast for the trend in the Lewiston housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 1st Quarter of 2021 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Lewiston is 63%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 63% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Lewiston is 63% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home values will be higher in the 1st Quarter of 2021 than they were in the 1st
Quarter of 2018. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Lewiston
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Data: Lewiston, Maine


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                         -0.35%
Last Year                              2.2%
Last 5 Years                         11%
Last 10 Years                       -4%
Last 20 Years                       78%
Decline From All Time High   4.90%


Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      16.28%
1989      11.05%
1990      -7.75%
1991      6.73%
1992      -4.50%
1993      -1.25%
1994      -6.62%
1995      5.79%
1996      0.89%
1997      -1.69%
1998      4.80%
1999      1.98%
2000      6.32%
2001      8.33%
2002      9.36%
2003      8.47%
2004      13.16%
2005      11.66%
2006      3.40%
2007      1.49%
2008      -6.71%
2009      -6.56%
2010      0.26%
2011      -1.57%
2012      -3.18%
2013      -0.78%
2014      -1.63%
2015      1.50%
2016      9.29%
2017      5.82%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              -0.35%        Rank: 303 of 381 (20th Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2.2%           Rank: 327 of 381 (14th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              11%            Rank: 291 of 381 (23rd Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   -4%            Rank: 320 of 381 (16th Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            78%            Rank: 196 of 379 (48th Percentile)
Decline From All Time High        4.90%

The change in home prices for Lewiston-Auburn, ME are shown above for five
time periods. For example: Lewiston appreciated -0.35% in the Last Quarter. At
that rate, the Lewiston Real Estate Market was ranked 303rd out of 381
metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Lewiston was in the 20th percentile. So
Lewiston, ME performed better in the Last Quarter than 20% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Lewiston, Maine

The data and analysis on this page pertains to Lewiston-Auburn, ME,
hereinafter referred to as "Lewiston". The all time high in the Lewiston Home
Price Index was 205.2 in the 4th Quarter, of 2007. The 1st Quarter, 2018 index
value was 195.1. That's a decline of 10.06 points or 4.90% below the Lewiston
Home Price Index all time high.  The Home Price Index indicates that the
Lewiston Market is down 4% over the last 10 years. Home prices in the Lewiston
Real Estate Market have gained 2.24% over the last 12 months. Over the last
thirty years, it is up 102%.

The 1st Quarter index value was 0.69 points lower than the 4th Quarter, 2017
index value of 195.78, resulting in a 0.35% decline for the 1st Quarter in the
Lewiston Market.

The Lewiston Home Price Index declined in the last quarter after increasing in
the previous quarter. The current record holders for consecutive declines in the
Home Price Index are Tallahassee, FL; Syracuse, NY; Sioux City, IA;
Shreveport, LA and Peoria, IL, with declines in the last 3 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 27
consecutive quarters.

The highest annual change in the value of houses in the Lewiston Real Estate
Market was 22% in the twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 1988. The
worst annual change in home values  in the Lewiston Market was -8% in the
twelve months ended with the 4th Quarter of 1990.

The highest growth in home values in the Lewiston Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 44% in the three years ended with the 1st Quarter of
1990. The worst performance over a three year period in the Lewiston Market
was -14% in the three years ended with the 1st Quarter of 2011.

This page provides a long term graph of the Lewiston Home Price Index
(above). For information about Maine 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
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All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Lewiston 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 Lewiston 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
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Data: Lewiston, Maine

The trend of Lewiston 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 Lewiston-Auburn, ME, hereinafter referred to as "Lewiston".

Last Quarter:
During the 1st Quarter of 2018, Lewiston Home Prices had a rank of 303, with
appreciation of -0.35%. The top performing real estate market during the 1st
Quarter was Goldsboro, NC, with a rise of 9.78%. The worst market during that
period was Cumberland, MD, with appreciation of -9.30%.
The median for all cities during the 1st Quarter was 1.15%. The average for all
markets during the quarter was 0.97%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, Lewiston Home Prices had a rank of 327, with
appreciation during the year of 2.24%. The top performing market during the
last year was Boise City, ID, with an increase of 15.3%. The worst real estate
market during that period was Farmington, NM, with appreciation of -6.0%.
The median for all markets during this period was 5.97%. The average was
5.82%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended with the 1st Quarter of 2018, Lewiston Home Prices
ranked 291, with a total appreciation of 11.5%. The top performing real estate
market during the 5 year period was Reno, NV, with a growth in value of 90%.
The worst market during that period was Farmington, NM, with appreciation of
-4%.
The median for all cities during this time period was 20%. The average over the
5 years was 26%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended in the 1st Quarter of 2018, Lewiston Home Prices
had a rank of 320, with appreciation during the decade of -4%. The top
performing market during the period was Denver, CO, with a rise of 69%. The
worst real estate market during the 10 year time period was Atlantic City, NJ,
with appreciation of -26%.
The median for all markets during the last 10 years was 8%. The average for
the cities over that time frame was 9%.

Last 20 Years:
During the 20 years ended in the 1st Quarter of 2018, Lewiston Home Prices
had a rank of 196, with total growth over the 20 year period of 78%. The top
performing real estate market during the period was San Francisco, CA, with an
increase of 282%. The worst market during the last 20 years was Rockford, IL,
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 88%.

Historical research data on the Home Price Index for the Lewiston Real Estate
Market is available back to the 2nd Quarter, of 1987. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Lewiston. 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 Sunday, July 8, 2018.
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