Case-Shiller Index: Seasonal Improvement, Minneapolis Declined by 9.1% Year over Year

The latest Case-Shiller Index was just published with data through July 2011.  The report does show seasonal improvements as should have been expected because this is during the peak home buying season.  The Minneapolis area also showed some improvement although home prices are down 9.1% year over year.

Calculated Risk has some excellent analysis and charts.

Below are charts from the Case-Shiller press release.  The chart below is the annualized return for the 10-city and 20-city composite index.  Overall, it’s currently tracking down about 4% year over year.

(Click on any of the images to enlarge)

Case-Shiller Index Chart of Annual Returns through July 2011









Chart below shows the short term price changes (May/June, and June/July)

Case-Shiller Index 20 City Data Table May - July 2011










Table below shows the annualized returns:

Case-Shiller Index 20 City Data Table through July 2011









To see how your particular city is doing in the Twin Cities metro, it’s probably best if you check our the reports published by the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors.  You can check them out here.


  1. says

    Hey John,

    I ran across you blog searching for news on the Case/Shiller index, I always like to keep up to date. It’s easier reading when someone else posts all of the pertinent data-THANKS!

    Say hi to my good friend John Olson for me, I believe he’s in your office. Great post I’ll check back again.


    • says

      Michael, thanks for stopping by and commenting. I appreciate it. I try to do what I can to provide real estate insight for people. I will say hello to John for you when I see him next!


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