Home Prices Continued To Explode In September: Case-Shiller

Home prices continued their torrid upward trajectory in September, rising 7 percent year-over-year according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index.

Phoenix, Seattle and San Diego saw the biggest annual price increases of the 20 metro areas tracked by the index. Prices rose 11.4 percent year-over-year in Phoenix, followed by Seattle which saw an 10.1 percent increase and San Diego, which saw a 9.5 percent increase. Every city tracked by the index reported annual price increases.

“Housing prices were notably — I am tempted to say ‘very’ — strong in September,” Craig Lazzara, managing director and global head of index investment strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices, said in a statement.

“The strength of the housing market was consistent nationally — all 19 cities for which we have September data rose, and all 19 gained more in the 12 months ended in September than they

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Fires explode in the West burning homes and prompting evacuations

At least three dozen large uncontained wildfires are burning in the western U.S.



a train on a track with smoke coming out of it: The Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado's history, burns outside Estes Park, Colorado, U.S. October 16, 2020.


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The Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado’s history, burns outside Estes Park, Colorado, U.S. October 16, 2020.

Over the weekend, gusty winds and bone dry conditions spread the fires in Colorado and Utah.



a close up of a sign: Over the weekend, gusty winds and bone dry conditions spread the fires in Colorado and Utah.


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Over the weekend, gusty winds and bone dry conditions spread the fires in Colorado and Utah.

The Cameron Peak fire in Colorado is now the largest wildfire in Colorado history burning 203,253 acres and is 62% contained with evacuations issued.

The Calwood Fire in Colorado is 8,788 acres and is 15% contained with evacuations also issued.

The Lefthand Canyon Fire in Colorado is 312 acres and there were evacuations on Sunday.

The Range Fire in Utah is at least 3,000 acres and containment is currently unknown with evacuations issued.

On Monday, it will continue to be

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