Home prices continued to grow at sluggish pace in January

The price of an average home in the U.S. rose 4.3 percent year-over-year in January, falling from 4.7 percent in December, according to Case-Shiller.

Home prices continued to grow at sluggish pace in January

The price of an average home in the U.S. rose 4.3 percent year-over-year in January, falling from 4.7 percent in December, according to Case-Shiller.

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.

Fed raises interest rate for the fourth time in 2018

The Fed’s increase sets a target range for the federal funds rate of 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent. The increase of 25 basis points came as the “labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate,” according to a statement from the Fed.

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.

The essential guide to thriving in a turning market

The situation in many markets across the country has begun to change: Home sales are slowing down and so too is the momentous price growth seen just a few months or years ago.

Next stop: The opportunity market

Conventional wisdom suggests the market will continue to favor sellers, at least for another year, but Douglas Elliman President Scott Durkin has another name for it: Opportunity.

Inventory is rising, home prices could flatten in 2019

Following years of steady appreciation, home prices could begin to flatten nationally in 2019, economists told Inman. Regionally, it’s a different story.

Fed raises interest rates another 0.25% in third hike this year

The Federal Reserve increased its short-term interest rate from 2 percent to 2.25 percent Wednesday, the third rate hike to take place this year.