Scranton, PA - House Price Index (HPI)
Scranton Real Estate Market - Home Price Forecast
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The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 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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Scranton Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
Commentary  518.56
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Scranton, Pennsylvania


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 Scranton housing market for the 12
months ending with the 4th Quarter of 2018 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Scranton 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
Scranton 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 Scranton
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      77%

The forecast for the trend in the Scranton housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 4th Quarter of 2020 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Scranton is 77%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 77% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Scranton is 77% 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 Scranton
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Data: Scranton, Pennsylvania


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                         -4.11%
Last Year                              0.7%
Last 5 Years                         2%
Last 10 Years                       -3%
Last 20 Years                       52%
Decline From All Time High   4.29%


Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      17.29%
1989      10.03%
1990      0.63%
1991      8.57%
1992      3.57%
1993      4.00%
1994      -3.60%
1995      4.20%
1996      0.68%
1997      4.46%
1998      4.39%
1999      -3.96%
2000      4.88%
2001      7.47%
2002      4.00%
2003      2.42%
2004      6.38%
2005      9.02%
2006      8.01%
2007      4.27%
2008      0.31%
2009      -4.39%
2010      1.02%
2011      -1.30%
2012      -0.78%
2013      -2.43%
2014      0.73%
2015      1.07%
2016      1.83%
2017      0.66%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              -4.11%        Rank: 372 of 381 (2nd Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  0.7%           Rank: 351 of 381 (7th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              2%              Rank: 372 of 381 (2nd Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   -3%            Rank: 298 of 381 (21st Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            52%            Rank: 309 of 379 (18th Percentile)
Decline From All Time High        4.29%

The change in home prices for Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA are
shown above for five time periods. For example: Scranton appreciated -4.11%
in the Last Quarter. At that rate, the Scranton Real Estate Market was ranked
372nd out of 381 metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Scranton was in the 2nd
percentile. So Scranton, PA performed better in the Last Quarter than 2% of
the 381 metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
4th Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Scranton, Pennsylvania

The data and analysis on this page pertains to
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, hereinafter referred to as "Scranton".
The all time high in the Scranton Home Price Index was 176.6 in the 1st
Quarter, of 2009. The 4th Quarter, 2017 index value was 169.0. That's a
decline of 7.57 points or 4.29% below the Scranton Home Price Index all time
high.  The Home Price Index indicates that the Scranton Market is down 3%
over the last 10 years. Home prices in the Scranton Real Estate Market have
gained 0.66% over the last 12 months. Over the last thirty years, it is up 144%.

The 4th Quarter index value was 7.25 points lower than the 3rd Quarter, 2017
index value of 176.24, resulting in a 4.11% decline for the 4th Quarter in the
Scranton Market.

The Scranton 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 Victoria, TX; Topeka, KS; Texarkana, TX-AR; Springfield,
MA and Peoria, IL, with declines in 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 highest annual change in the value of houses in the Scranton Real Estate
Market was 23% in the twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 1989. The
worst annual change in home values  in the Scranton Market was -5% in the
twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 1995.

The highest growth in home values in the Scranton Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 50% in the three years ended with the 4th Quarter of
1988. The worst performance over a three year period in the Scranton Market
was -7% in the three years ended with the 2nd Quarter of 2011.

This page provides a long term graph of the Scranton Home Price Index
(above). For information about Pennsylvania home values, click Real Estate
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All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Scranton 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 Scranton 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: Scranton, Pennsylvania

The trend of Scranton 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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, hereinafter referred to as "Scranton".

Last Quarter:
During the 4th Quarter of 2017, Scranton Home Prices had a rank of 372, with
appreciation of -4.11%. 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, Scranton Home Prices had a rank of 351, with
appreciation during the year of 0.66%. 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, Scranton Home Prices
ranked 372, with a total appreciation of 1.8%. 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, Scranton Home Prices
had a rank of 298, with appreciation during the decade of -3%. 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, Scranton Home Prices
had a rank of 309, with total growth over the 20 year period of 52%. 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 Scranton Real Estate
Market is available back to the 3rd Quarter, of 1984. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Scranton. 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, April 25, 2018.
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