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  27948
3rd Quarter, 2017 Housing Statistics: Waterloo, Iowa


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      84%

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 3rd Quarter of 2018 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Waterloo is 84%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 84% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Waterloo is 84% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home prices will be higher in the 3rd Quarter of 2018 than they were in the 3rd
Quarter of 2017. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Waterloo
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      86%

The forecast for the trend in the Waterloo housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 3rd Quarter of 2020 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Waterloo is 86%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 86% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Waterloo is 86% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home values will be higher in the 3rd Quarter of 2020 than they were in the 3rd
Quarter of 2017. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Waterloo
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
3rd Quarter, 2017 Housing Data: Waterloo, Iowa


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                         1.99%
Last Year                              2.1%
Last 5 Years                         10%
Last 10 Years                       15%
Last 20 Years                       92%



Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1987      -9.14%
1988      12.44%
1989      14.86%
1990      5.23%
1991      6.86%
1992      5.31%
1993      4.82%
1994      1.91%
1995      7.95%
1996      4.89%
1997      7.16%
1998      6.29%
1999      5.78%
2000      8.45%
2001      5.58%
2002      4.75%
2003      4.75%
2004      6.23%
2005      5.32%
2006      2.52%
2007      1.34%
2008      0.30%
2009      0.61%
2010      1.31%
2011      -0.01%
2012      1.96%
2013      2.28%
2014      0.92%
2015      2.02%
2016      3.10%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              1.99%         Rank: 140 of 381 (63rd Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2.1%           Rank: 319 of 381 (16th Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              10%            Rank: 286 of 381 (25th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   15%            Rank: 100 of 381 (73rd Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            92%            Rank: 144 of 379 (62nd Percentile)


The change in home prices for Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA are shown above for
five time periods. For example: Waterloo appreciated 1.99% in the Last
Quarter. At that rate, the Waterloo Real Estate Market was ranked 140th out of
381 metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Waterloo was in the 63rd percentile. So
Waterloo, IA performed better in the Last Quarter than 63% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
3rd Quarter, 2017 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 224.6 in the 3rd Quarter, of 2017.  The Home Price Index
indicates that the Waterloo Market is up 15% over the last 10 years. Home
prices in the Waterloo Real Estate Market have gained 2.15% over the last 12
months. Over the last thirty years, it is up 250%.

The 3rd Quarter index value was 4.38 points higher than the 2nd Quarter, 2017
index value of 220.23, resulting in a 1.99% rise in the 3rd Quarter for the
Waterloo Market.

The Waterloo 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 25 consecutive quarters. The current record holder for consecutive
declines in the Home Price Index is Carbondale, IL, with declines in the last 3
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 -23% 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
3rd Quarter, 2017 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 3rd Quarter of 2017, Waterloo Home Prices had a rank of 140, with
appreciation of 1.99%. The top performing real estate market during the 3rd
Quarter was Pine Bluff, AR, with a rise of 7.86%. The worst market during that
period was Weirton, OH, with appreciation of -9.33%.
The median for all cities during the 3rd Quarter was 1.52%. The average for all
markets during the quarter was 1.39%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, Waterloo Home Prices had a rank of 319, with
appreciation during the year of 2.15%. The top performing market during the
last year was Seattle, WA, with an increase of 14.2%. The worst real estate
market during that period was Lawton, OK, with appreciation of -7.3%.
The median for all markets during this period was 5.41%. The average was
5.42%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended with the 3rd Quarter of 2017, Waterloo Home Prices
ranked 286, with a total appreciation of 10.5%. The top performing real estate
market during the 5 year period was Reno, NV, with a growth in value of 95%.
The worst market during that period was Lawton, OK, with appreciation of -7%.
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 3rd Quarter of 2017, Waterloo Home Prices
had a rank of 100, with appreciation during the decade of 15%. The top
performing market during the period was Denver, CO, with a rise of 63%. The
worst real estate market during the 10 year time period was Atlantic City, NJ,
with appreciation of -28%.
The median for all markets during the last 10 years was 5%. The average for
the cities over that time frame was 7%.

Last 20 Years:
During the 20 years ended in the 3rd Quarter of 2017, Waterloo Home Prices
had a rank of 144, with total growth over the 20 year period of 92%. The top
performing real estate market during the period was San Francisco, CA, with an
increase of 283%. The worst market during the last 20 years was Mansfield,
OH, with appreciation of 20%.
The median for all cities during the last 20 years was 80%. The average for the
markets over that time frame was 89%.

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 Friday, February 9, 2018.
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