Tag Archives: Real Estate Trends

Another Top-10 List — Bargain Beach Towns

As we sit here on the sunset days of summer, I am certain that most of you are already looking forward to heading back next year to your favorite vacation destination(s). For some it is lakes, others mountains and for many it is the beach. Or overseas destinations, major U.S. cities — even cruises. I …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Military Markets to Invest in Single Family Rentals

There are types of towns that will always have heavy rental housing demands: college towns and military base markets. Military markets, however, have year-round occupants while college and university towns have a higher summer vacancy rate. Each are attractive opportunities for investors. To help guide investors in markets with military bases, HomeUnion analyzed towns having …Read more

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

New Homes Sales the Most in Eight Years in July 2016

New home sales ramped-up in July 2016 to the highest level seen since October 2007, hitting 654,000 new single family dwellings on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR). That equates to a 31.3 percent gain versus July 2015, and up 12.4 percent sequentially compared to the revised June 2016 number. The median price was $294,600, …Read more