Home prices have been climbing throughout 2015. On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, S&P Dow Jones Indices published the November report and the gains continue. The second chart shows how the 20 cities have done since the S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index bottomed in January 2012.
Following is the Case-Shiller data for Los Angeles from 1980 through November 2015.
It shows the peak in July 2006 and the low in January 2012.
The Case-Shiller 20-city index comparing cities today with the low of January 2012.