Tag Archives: NAR Report

October 2015 Existing Home Sales Up 3.9 Percent Year-Over-Year, But Down 3.4 Percent Sequentially from September 2015

Existing home sales increased from 5.16 million on a Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate (SAAR) in October 2014 to 5.36 million in October 2015, a gain of 3.9 percent according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales were off sequentially from September 2015, however, dropping from 5.55 million on a SAAR. Median price rose 5.8 percent …Read more

Triggers to Online Searches – From the Retail Side

The internet Rocks when it comes to the real estate industry. Last year roughly 90 percent of all homebuyers used the internet in their search for a home according to the National Association of Realtors© as reported in the 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. That is comparable to the 80 percent plus of …Read more

August 2014 Existing Home Sales – Dipping 1.8 Percent Sequentially from July and Down 5.3 Percent Year-Over-Year from August 2013 — Not Necessarily Bad News

Sales of existing homes in August were on track at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of 5.05 million homes, down 1.8 percent from July 2014 and off 5.3 percent from August 2013 according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Median home prices rose 4.82 percent to $219,800 in August 2014 versus a year …Read more