Tag Archives: Home Value

Existing Home Sales Hiccup in July 2016 — Down 3.2 Percent Sequentially from June and Off 1.6 Percent Year-Over-Year

Existing home sales hiccupped in July 2016, falling 3.2 percent versus June and down 1.6 percent year-over-year to 5.39 million on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR), according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Median price rose 5.3 percent from a year ago to $244,100. Median prices have now risen 53 consecutive months on …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best States for Homeownership 2016

When it comes to homeownership, or in this case, the ease thereof, not all states are equal. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM clause — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Each real estate market is different. Ditto their underlying economies. This also applies to overall affordability, health and availability …Read more

June 2016 Existing Home Sales up 3.0 Percent Year-Over-Year to Greatest Level Since February 2007, Median Price Up 4.8 Percent to $247,700

U.S. existing home sales rose 3.0 percent year-over-year in June 2016 to 5.57 million on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) as reported by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). This was greatest level seen since the 5.79 million reported in February 2007. Using unadjusted numbers, June residential home sales tallied 583,000. Median price was …Read more