Pittsburgh, PA - House Price Index (HPI)
Pittsburgh Real Estate Market - Home Price Forecast
The House Price Index (HPI) shows changes in Pittsburgh, PA 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.
Pittsburgh Real Estate Market: Trend Outlook, Analysis & Statistics
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3rd Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Part 1: HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

12 Month Forecast:        UP
Forecast Accuracy:      90%

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 Pittsburgh housing market for the 12
months ending with the 3rd Quarter of 2019 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Projection for Pittsburgh is 90%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 90% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Pittsburgh is 90% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home prices will be higher in the 3rd Quarter of 2019 than they were in the 3rd
Quarter of 2018. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Pittsburgh
Real Estate Market Forecast.


3 Year Forecast:            UP
Forecast Accuracy:      91%

The forecast for the trend in the Pittsburgh housing market for the 3 years
ending with the 3rd Quarter of 2021 is UP. The Accuracy of the Trend
Prediction for Pittsburgh is 91%. In other words, when tested against historical
data, the forecasting methodology was correct 91% of the time. Accordingly,
LittleBigHomes.com estimates that the probability for rising house prices in
Pittsburgh is 91% during this period. If this Housing Market Forecast is correct,
home values will be higher in the 3rd Quarter of 2021 than they were in the 3rd
Quarter of 2018. Check this page each quarter for updates to the Pittsburgh
Real Estate Market Forecast.




Part 2: MARKET SUMMARY
3rd Quarter, 2018 Housing Data: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Historical Home Price Appreciation
Last Quarter                         0.88%
Last Year                              6.2%
Last 5 Years                         23%
Last 10 Years                       32%
Last 20 Years                       88%



Annual Home Price Appreciation Rates
1988      4.40%
1989      6.65%
1990      5.42%
1991      4.94%
1992      6.47%
1993      5.29%
1994      -1.50%
1995      4.72%
1996      1.69%
1997      2.79%
1998      4.91%
1999      0.60%
2000      5.35%
2001      6.58%
2002      4.91%
2003      4.82%
2004      4.68%
2005      3.31%
2006      2.44%
2007      1.74%
2008      0.05%
2009      0.66%
2010      1.94%
2011      0.77%
2012      1.43%
2013      1.97%
2014      3.93%
2015      3.91%
2016      3.97%
2017      4.45%


Real Estate Appreciation, Rank & Percentile
Last Quarter                              0.88%         Rank: 254 of 381 (33rd Percentile)
Last Year  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6.2%           Rank: 187 of 381 (51st Percentile)
Last 5 Years                              23%            Rank: 204 of 381 (46th Percentile)
Last 10 Years  . . . . . . . . . . . .   32%            Rank: 77 of 381 (80th Percentile)
Last 20 Years                            88%            Rank: 164 of 379 (56th Percentile)


The change in home prices for Pittsburgh, PA are shown above for five time
periods. For example: Pittsburgh appreciated 0.88% in the Last Quarter. At that
rate, the Pittsburgh Real Estate Market was ranked 254th out of 381
metropolitan Real Estate Markets. Pittsburgh was in the 33rd percentile. So
Pittsburgh, PA performed better in the Last Quarter than 33% of the 381
metropolitan areas covered in LittleBigHomes.com.

























Part 3: MARKET HIGHLIGHTS
3rd Quarter, 2018 Housing Statistics: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The all time high in the Pittsburgh Home Price Index was 211.0 in the 3rd
Quarter, of 2018.  The Home Price Index indicates that the Pittsburgh Market is
up 32% over the last 10 years. Home prices in the Pittsburgh Real Estate
Market have gained 6.23% over the last 12 months. Over the last thirty years, it
is up 175%.

The 3rd Quarter index value was 1.84 points higher than the 2nd Quarter, 2018
index value of 209.18, resulting in a 0.88% rise in the 3rd Quarter for the
Pittsburgh Market.

The Pittsburgh Home Price Index has increased for the last 4 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 29 consecutive quarters. The current record holders for consecutive
declines in the Home Price Index are Winchester, VA; Trenton, NJ; Peoria, IL;
Great Falls, MT and Fayetteville, NC, with declines in the last 2 consecutive
quarters.

The highest annual change in the value of houses in the Pittsburgh Real Estate
Market was 19% in the twelve months ended with the 2nd Quarter of 1978. The
worst annual change in home values  in the Pittsburgh Market was -7% in the
twelve months ended with the 1st Quarter of 1981.

The highest growth in home values in the Pittsburgh Real Estate Market over a
three year period was 39% in the three years ended with the 3rd Quarter of
1979. The worst performance over a three year period in the Pittsburgh Market
was -3% in the three years ended with the  of 1982.

This page provides a long term graph of the Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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, 2018 Housing Data: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The trend of Pittsburgh 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 3rd Quarter of 2018, Pittsburgh Home Prices had a rank of 254, with
appreciation of 0.88%. The top performing real estate market during the 3rd
Quarter was Sumter, SC, with a rise of 13.55%. The worst market during that
period was Cumberland, MD, with appreciation of -5.75%.
The median for all cities during the 3rd Quarter was 1.57%. The average for all
markets during the quarter was 1.54%.

Last Year:
During the last 12 months, Pittsburgh Home Prices had a rank of 187, with
appreciation during the year of 6.23%. The top performing market during the
last year was Las Vegas, NV, with an increase of 18.1%. The worst real estate
market during that period was Cumberland, MD, with appreciation of -5.6%.
The median for all markets during this period was 6.14%. The average was
6.07%.

Last 5 Years:
Over the 5 years ended with the 3rd Quarter of 2018, Pittsburgh Home Prices
ranked 204, with a total appreciation of 22.7%. The top performing real estate
market during the 5 year period was Reno, NV, with a growth in value of 81%.
The worst market during that period was Jacksonville, NC, with appreciation of
-2%.
The median for all cities during this time period was 24%. The average over the
5 years was 28%.

Last 10 Years:
During the 10 years ended in the 3rd Quarter of 2018, Pittsburgh Home Prices
had a rank of 77, with appreciation during the decade of 32%. The top
performing market during the period was Denver, CO, with a rise of 83%. The
worst real estate market during the 10 year time period was Vineland, NJ, with
appreciation of -19%.
The median for all markets during the last 10 years was 18%. The average for
the cities over that time frame was 20%.

Last 20 Years:
During the 20 years ended in the 3rd Quarter of 2018, Pittsburgh Home Prices
had a rank of 164, 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 289%. The worst market during the last 20 years was Saginaw, MI,
with appreciation of 21%.
The median for all cities during the last 20 years was 83%. The average for the
markets over that time frame was 92%.

Historical research data on the Home Price Index for the Pittsburgh Real Estate
Market is available back to the 4th Quarter, of 1976. All calculations are based
on the quarterly value of the House Price Index for Pittsburgh. 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 Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
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