The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller composite home price index of 20 metropolitan areas in the US rose 6.4 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, higher than a 6.2 percent increase in September and above market expectations of 6.3 percent. It is the biggest increase in house prices since July of 2014. Prices went up the most in Seattle (12.7 percent), Las Vegas (10.2 percent) and San Diego (8.1 percent). Meanwhile, the national index, covering all nine US census divisions rose 6.2 percent, up from a 6.1 percent gain in the prior month. Case Shiller Home Price Index in the United States averaged 159.84 Index Points from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all-time high of 206.52 Index Points in July of 2006 and a record low of 100 Index Points in January of 2000.