S&P Dow Jones called February increases as measured by its
Case-Shiller Home Price Indices “widespread.” The National Home Price Index
which covers all nine U.S. Census division was 4.2 percent higher than a year
earlier, slightly less than the 4.5 percent annual increase posted in January,
but both the 10-City and 20-City Composites posted higher annual gains.
The 10-Ciity Composite was up 4.8 percent compared to February 2014 and
the 20-City Composite rose 5.0 percent.
The two indices had posted annual increases of 4.3 percent and 4.5
percent respectively in January.