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November 2015 Existing Home Sales — Down 3.8 Percent from a Year Ago, But Off 10.5 Percent from October 2015 With Much of the Decline Attributed to Newly Implemented TRID

Existing home sales in November 2015 were down 3.8 percent from a year ago at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of 4.76 million, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). However, when compared to October 2015, sales declined sequentially 10.5 percent (SAAR). Much, if not all of this decline, is attributed to the …Read more

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