Existing-home sales begin seasonal bounce back

Existing-home sales climbed 11.8 percent from January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.51 million in February, according to NAR.

Pending home sales fall in December

The National Association of Realtors Pending Homes Sales Index declined 9.8 percent year-over-year in December, marking the 12th straight month of annual decreases.

Home price growth slows across the country

Experts believe that appreciation will continue to fall below 5 percent in 2019, but homes remain unaffordable for many.

Existing-home sales decline in December after 2 months of gains

Existing-home sales declined 6.4 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.99 million, following two straight months of consecutive gains.

Existing-home sales rise for second straight month

Existing-home sales increased 1.9 percent month-over-month but failed to gain the same traction on a yearly basis with a 7 percent decline from November 2017.

Existing-home sales up in October, ending 6-month slide: NAR

Existing-home sales ended a six-month skid in October, climbing 1.4 percent from September. Despite the monthly gain, sales were still down 5.1 percent year-over-year.

Uh-oh: High-risk home loans are on the rise again

Now that these buyers have relatively easy access to credit (albeit at a high risk), they’re snapping up homes at the lowest price tier and driving up home prices.

Pending home sales have fallen for eight months in a row

Pending home sales dropped 2.3 percent in August — the eighth consecutive month of annualized declines, according to the National Association of Realtors.

No Gain, No Loss: Existing-Home Sales Stabilize

August existing-home sales stabilized, ending a regressive streak, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. At 5.34 million, activity neither decreased nor increased from July, but was down 1.5 percent from the prior year. Inventory month-over-month also steadied, at 1.92 million—a jump from 1.87 million the prior year. Activity was carried by the Midwest and […]

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Existing home sales remain steady, ending 4-month slump

Sales of existing homes remained steady from July to August, ending four months of decline, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.