Waterloo, IA - House Price Index (HPI)
Waterloo Real Estate Market - Home Price Forecast
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The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 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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Waterloo Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
Commentary  1326.56
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Waterloo, Iowa


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      83%

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 Waterloo housing market for the 12
months ending with the 1st Quarter of 2019 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Waterloo 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
Waterloo is 83% 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 Waterloo
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      87%

The forecast for the trend in the Waterloo housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 1st Quarter of 2021 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Waterloo 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
Waterloo is 87% 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 Waterloo
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Data: Waterloo, Iowa


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                         2.47%
Last Year                              6.8%
Last 5 Years                         12%
Last 10 Years                       17%
Last 20 Years                       88%



Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      12.34%
1989      14.89%
1990      5.23%
1991      6.86%
1992      5.26%
1993      4.87%
1994      1.97%
1995      7.91%
1996      4.84%
1997      7.21%
1998      6.28%
1999      5.79%
2000      8.41%
2001      5.64%
2002      4.75%
2003      4.77%
2004      6.19%
2005      5.34%
2006      2.53%
2007      1.34%
2008      0.30%
2009      0.62%
2010      1.32%
2011      0.00%
2012      1.97%
2013      2.14%
2014      1.00%
2015      1.66%
2016      3.50%
2017      0.24%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              2.47%         Rank: 76 of 381 (80th Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6.8%           Rank: 152 of 381 (60th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              12%            Rank: 289 of 381 (24th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   17%            Rank: 94 of 381 (75th Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            88%            Rank: 152 of 379 (60th Percentile)


The change in home prices for Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA are shown above for
five time periods. For example: Waterloo appreciated 2.47% in the Last
Quarter. At that rate, the Waterloo Real Estate Market was ranked 76th out of
381 metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Waterloo was in the 80th percentile. So
Waterloo, IA performed better in the Last Quarter than 80% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
1st Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Waterloo, Iowa

The data and analysis on this page pertains to Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA,
hereinafter referred to as "Waterloo". The all time high in the Waterloo Home
Price Index was 228.6 in the 1st Quarter, of 2018.  The Home Price Index
indicates that the Waterloo Market is up 17% over the last 10 years. Home
prices in the Waterloo Real Estate Market have gained 6.85% over the last 12
months. Over the last thirty years, it is up 264%.

The 1st Quarter index value was 5.51 points higher than the 4th Quarter, 2017
index value of 223.13, resulting in a 2.47% rise in the 1st Quarter for the
Waterloo Market.

The Waterloo 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 27 consecutive quarters. 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 2
consecutive quarters.

The highest annual change in the value of houses in the Waterloo Real Estate
Market was 18% in the twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 1986. The
worst annual change in home values  in the Waterloo Market was -22% in the
twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 1985.

The highest growth in home values in the Waterloo Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 38% in the three years ended with the 1st Quarter of
1991. The worst performance over a three year period in the Waterloo Market
was -24% in the three years ended with the 4th Quarter of 1986.

This page provides a long term graph of the Waterloo Home Price Index
(above). For information about Iowa 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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All calculations are based on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for
the Waterloo 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 Waterloo 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: Waterloo, Iowa

The trend of Waterloo 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 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, hereinafter referred to as "Waterloo".

Last Quarter:
During the 1st Quarter of 2018, Waterloo Home Prices had a rank of 76, with
appreciation of 2.47%. 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, Waterloo Home Prices had a rank of 152, with
appreciation during the year of 6.85%. 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, Waterloo Home Prices
ranked 289, with a total appreciation of 11.7%. 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, Waterloo Home Prices
had a rank of 94, with appreciation during the decade of 17%. 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, Waterloo Home Prices
had a rank of 152, 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 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 Waterloo Real Estate
Market is available back to the 2nd Quarter, of 1984. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Waterloo. 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, July 30, 2018.
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