Tag Archives: Home Sales

New Home Prices by State and Metro — Thanks NAHB

Up until now, while there was a source for median home prices of existing home sales across the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) — the National Association of Realtors®, we were flying blind when it came to new home prices. That has all now changed thanks to the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) as they have …Read more

May 2014 Existing Home Sales Post Largest Sequential Monthly Gain Since August 2011 — But Still Remain Down 5 Percent from a Year Ago

As the summer weather warms, so is the housing market. May 2014 existing home sales rose 4.9 percent from April to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of 4.89 million sales according to the National Association of Realtors®. With April’s 4.66 million sales on a SAAR basis (revised upwards), that made the largest sequential monthly …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Beach Town Housing Markets

As the summer kicks off, many renew the dream of buying and owning a property on or near a beach. After all, what is more mesmerizing than watching, being in or on the water. RealtryTrac® analyzed 100 beach towns in the U.S. They examined the average daily temperature, percentage of sunny days, percentage of days …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Metro Markets with the Greatest Multifamily Construction Underway

An ongoing mega theme in housing markets is the increased number of households, that in the past would be homeowners, but today are relegated to being renters. The trifecta of student loan debt, increased mortgage loan underwriting requirements and rising down payments (read Qualified Mortgage here) have stimulated growing demand for rental housing. MultiFamily Executive …Read more