NAR: Homebuyers, Sellers Stuck in Neutral

Homebuyers and sellers are confident in the housing market, but there are few sales to show for it, according to recently released findings from a survey by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). NAR’s quarterly Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report reveals homebuyers and sellers are stuck in neutral, despite a record 80 percent […]

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Trulia: Limited Listings, Limited Window

Housing markets most squeezed by inventory shortages in recent years are seeing listings come off the market in record time. The recently released Trulia® Inventory and Price Watch identifies an ongoing trend in the housing market: the more inventory declines, the less time homes spend on the market. Supply kept falling in the second quarter […]

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NAR: Sellers Say They’re Ready

Many homeowners have been reluctant to list their homes for sale—some by choice, some for fear of being unable to afford a new home, or of coming out in the red. Recently released findings from a survey by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) show more homeowners are ready to move on and unload…or, at […]

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Listing Inventory Takes Critical Hit

Listing inventory is taking a critical hit, with 9 percent fewer for-sale homes on the market now than one year ago, a slump not seen in four years, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market Reports. The Columbus, Ohio, San Jose, Calif., and Minneapolis, Minn., markets have seen the steepest declines, at around 30 […]

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Realtor.com: Buyer demand continues into October, pushing up prices on scarce inventory

An analysis of listings data released today by realtor.com suggests that homes continued to turn over quickly in October, in defiance of seasonal patterns and in spite of price increases driven by inventory shortages in many markets. The 1.9 million …

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