The Composite 20 SA is up 4.9% compared to September 2013.
The National index SA is up 4.8% compared to September 2013.
Prices increased (SA) in 16 of the 20 Case-Shiller cities in September seasonally adjusted. (Prices increased in 9 of the 20 cities NSA) Prices in Las Vegas are off 42.3% from the peak, and prices in Denver and Dallas are at new highs (SA).
This was above than the consensus forecast for a 4.5% YoY increase for the National index, and suggests a further slowdown in price increases.
But the breakdown is very positive with 18 of 20 cities showing monthly gains in strength of breadth last matched in March this year. The South, which is the largest region for home sales, shows special strength with Atlanta, Charlotte and Miami all at the top of the list at plus 1.2 percent in the month and with Dallas, at 0.9 percent, and Tampa, at 0.8 percent, right behind.