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.

Pending home sales drop to lowest level since 2014

The National Association of Realtors’ Pending Homes Sales Index fell 7.7 percent year-over-year in November, marking the 11th straight month of annual decreases.

Pending home sales rise modestly in September: NAR Index

The Pending Home Sales Index rose 0.5 percent from August to September, but remained down year-over-year for the ninth-straight month, according to NAR.

Home sales in California have fallen for 4 months straight

Near record-high home prices are crushing demand in California, according to the latest home sales data from the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.). The state dropped below the 400,000 sales benchmark in August, the first time in two years sal…

Here’s where sellers made the biggest profit on their homes

Homesellers are reaping the benefits of steadily skyrocketing home prices, especially on the West Coast, according to a new report from Zillow.

New home sales climb 6.7% after last month’s drop

New home sales climbed 6.7 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted total of 689,000 in May.

Realtor.com: Early Signs of a Slowdown

Home prices and sales are at their speediest yet, but there are indicators of tempering, according to data from realtor.com®. In May, listings were at a median $297,000, which is 2 percent higher than in April and 8 percent higher than in May 2017. Annual growth, however, lost steam; in February, home prices were up […]

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Midyear Update: Flat Forecast for Home Sales This Year

For the foreseeable future, the housing market will be plagued by scarce supply, according to presenters at the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, held recently in Washington, D.C. With the economy and employment encouraging growth, home sales will be subdued, though still on an uphill track, according to National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) […]

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Appreciation at Quicker Pace, Up 5.7 Percent

Appreciation grew quicker in the first quarter of 2018, up 5.7 percent year-over-year, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). “The worsening inventory crunch through the first three months of the year inflicted even more upward pressure on home prices in a majority of markets,” says Lawrence Yun, chief […]

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Half of Markets Outpacing Peaks Prior to Recession

ATTOM Data Solutions has released its Q1 report on sales, which found homes in 54 percent of metros are at prices above their pre-recession top-out. “Rising interest rates and recently enacted tax reform that removed some tax incentives for homeownership were not enough to cool off red-hot home price appreciation in many parts of the […]

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