Inventory up as metro sales slow

Inventory is up and prices climbed more slowly in metro areas in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding buyers back

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding back home sales, which reached a six-year low in December and have been on a steady decline since 2004.

Market worries are keeping homeowners from selling

Using housing data from 50 largest cities across the United States, Lending Tree determined that average American homeowners stay in their home for seven years.

Home appreciation slows, but prices remain out of reach

A pair of reports from Zillow and Redfin paint a picture of slowing price growth, but homes remain unaffordable to the middle class in many major metros.

More homes sitting on the market

The housing market ended 2018 on a low note, with listing inventory up 5 percent nationwide and as much as 10 percent in the nation’s largest metros.

10 housing markets poised for explosive growth in 2019

The thread that ties these metros together is affordability — something that buyers have struggled to find over the past few years as supply has failed to meet demand.

Home price growth slows, but 2019 will still challenge buyers

While still not likely to relieve buyers, the 5.5 percent annual growth was the same as in September, and down from 5.7 percent in August.

Housing market expected to stabilize in 2019: Fannie Mae

Economic growth is expected to slow in 2019 which means stabilizing home sales and mortgage rates in the new year, according to Fannie Mae’s economic and strategic research group. 

Bidding wars drop to lowest level in 8 years

Bidding wars for homes have dropped to their lowest level in eight years, according to Redfin, but competition still remains strong in the nation’s hottest markets.

‘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.