‘Reduced to embers’: Home price growth slowed again in September

Home price gains slowed to 5.5 percent in September, year-over-year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index.

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.

Want a good deal on a home? Buy in December

The day after Christmas is the best day to buy a home if you’re looking for a discount, according to a new study from Attom Data Solutions. Overall December is the best month to buy a home if you’re looking for a deal, the study found.

Want a good deal on a home? Buy in December

The day after Christmas is the best day to buy a home if you’re looking for a discount, according to a new study from Attom Data Solutions. Overall December is the best month to buy a home if you’re looking for a deal, the study found.

Home prices in US cities are down slightly from record highs

Home prices in the nation’s metropolitan markets rose to a median of $266,900 — up 4.8 percent from the third quarter of 2017 — but are slightly down over last quarter’s record high since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking the data in 1979.

The longest housing inventory slump in history is over

After four straight years of declines, the nation’s longest inventory slump in history has finally come to an end, according to the latest data from realtor.com. Housing inventory was up 2 percent — or 25,000 listings — in October 2018 vs. October of last year.

7 reasons most FSBOs crash and burn

For-sale-by-owners have good intentions, but their knowledge is weak. They simply don’t know what they don’t know. Here are seven reasons FSBOs tend to be unsuccessful — and eventually hire a real estate agent. 

Inventory Watch: Is ‘Big Change’ on the Horizon?

The grip on inventory is loosening, with fresh listings sprouting up and the severity of the shortage starting to unwind, according to findings by realtor.com®. On an annual basis, there were 8 percent more listings on the market in September, according to data from the site, or over 465,000 new properties. The biggest boosts were […]

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Redfin Mortgage launches in Colorado, its 10th market

Redfin Mortgage, the home-lending arm of the Seattle-based real estate brokerage, officially launched today in Colorado.

In ‘Healthy Shift,’ More Homeowners on Board With Selling

Are homeowners warming up? With prices rapidly rising, homeowners have been reluctant to sell, fearful of being unable to afford another home—a catch-22, because inventory is limited as it is, and compounded further when homes are kept off the market. Now, their confidence is growing, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Housing […]

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