As I had written earlier this year, the U.S. housing market is finally turning the corner—and that is amplified in the release of April existing housing sales and prices from the National Association of Realtors®. [As always, I invoke the “There Is No Such Thing… Read more
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April Existing Home Sales Up 10 Percent Year-Over-Year — Median Home Price Up 10.1 Percent Year-Over-Year — Yee Haw!
The National Association of Home Builders surveyed their membership on what features will likely not be included in 2012 construction as much as in the past. Builders were asked to rate these amenities from 1 to 5 with 5 being more likely to be included. … Read more
InmanNext (a Real-Estate Agent-Focused Website of Inman News), conducted an online survey with 1,368 responses from December, 18, 2011 to January 2, 2012, asking an array of questions relating to income, marketing, use of technology, broker loyalty, social media, demographics, expenses and other related topics. … Read more
National Association of REALTOR® report, Business Activity of REALTORS®: Highlights from the 2011 NAR Member Profile, is well worth the read.
Some Housing Markets Bottoming Out Per Zillow as Reported by USA Today (and some never went down per Ted C. Jones)
In an article, (USA Today), Zillow believes that at least six housing markets in the U.S. have bottomed out (Las Vegas, Ft Myers, Stockton, Vallejo, Hartford and Columbus). Do not confuse this with recovery, however, as prices in these markets remain flat. Many… Read more
Existing Home Sales At an Annualized Rate of 4.53 million — Median Prices Down 2.4 Percent Year-Over-Year (UGLY OUT THERE)
While you might think that a double-digit sequential increase in existing home sales from August to September means the U.S. economy is coming back—but be careful to base that number of sales on the typical in the U.S. Way back in 2002 (when we probably… Read more
This was an eye opener as to where consumers in the U.S. have the best and worst average credit scores (and for once Detroit did not make the bottom 10 list. Finally, congrats Detroit!). Cities With the Highest and Lowest Credit Scores- NAR Report Even… Read more
August existing home sales declined 19 percent from August 2009, but were up sequentially 7.6 percent from July 2010. Median price was unchanged at $178,600. Existing-Home Sales Move Up in August- National Association of Realtors
The New Business Model: Lean, Liquid, Less = Nimble a.k.a. Less is More According to the National Association of Realtors Businesses Save by Cutting Space Per Worker As we struggle through this recession (and yes, I believe we have to exit the recession since we have… Read more
Existing Home Sales For June Down 5.1 Percent Sequentially Form May But Up Almost 10 Percent Year-Over-Year — Prices Up 1 Percent From June 2009. To read the full NAR press release click here