According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for housing were 15.91% higher in 2018 versus 2012 (a $15,908.26 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Housing experienced an average inflation rate of 2.49% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, housing costing $100,000 in the year 2012 would cost $115,908.26 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.50% during this same period, inflation for housing was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.65%, which is below the average yearly change for housing during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for housing was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Housing:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Housing, over time, for $100000 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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