Gregory Bull/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON -- The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes was essentially flat in January, a possible sign of a softening real estate market. The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index inched up 0.1 last month to 95. Show More Summary
Pending home sales recovered slightly in January, after hitting their lowest level since November 2011 in December amid unusually cold weather conditions, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported. Pending home sales, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed to...
We just learned that Case-Shiller home prices were up 0.75% month-over-month in December, and up 13.42% on the year in December. But this is much better than the median data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), points out...Show More Summary
By Sold At The Top: On Friday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Existing Home Sales Report for January showing plunging sales with total home sales falling 5.1% since December and falling 5.1% below the level seen in January 2013. Single family home Complete Story »
By Dave Kranzler: Existing home sales for January were released Friday morning by the National Association of Realtors (NAR report). On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis (or SAAR), sales were down 5.1% compared to last January and down 5.1% compared to the previous month (Dec. Show More Summary
``Purchases decreased 5.1 percent to a 4.62 million annual rate last month, the fewest since July 2012, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed today in Washington. Sales fell in all four regions of the country, indicating unusually frigid temperatures were only partly to blame.''
Sales of existing homes plummeted 5.1% in January, reaching their lowest level since July 2012. On Friday, The National Association of Realtors (NAR) cited the winter storms, rising home prices, and reduced inventory as contributory factors in the drop. Show More Summary
The National Association of Realtors reported that sales of existing homes fell 5.1 percent last month, from an annual rate of 4.87 million units in December to 4.62 million in January, due in large part to bad weather and low inventory.
Gene J. Puskar/AP WASHINGTON -- U.S. home resales fell more than expected in January and hit an 18 month-low as the combination of cold weather and a lack of housing stock sidelined potential buyers. The National Association of Realtors...Show More Summary
Existing-home sales in January fell by 5.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.62 million from 4.87 million in December and were down 5.1 percent on an annual basis, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR)...
(WASHINGTON) — Sales of existing U.S. homes plummeted in January to the worst pace in 18 months. Cold weather, limited supplies of homes on the market and higher buying costs held back purchases. The National Association of Realtors says sales fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.62 million units last month. Show More Summary
(Housing News) Housing affordability improved very slightly in the fourth quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
By Dr. Duru: The latest Housing Market Index (HMI) from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo demonstrates a very large and sudden drop in the confidence of home builders in January/February. The poor showing stands in stark contrast to the relatively bullish earnings reports from the likes of D.R. Show More Summary
``Builder confidence in the market for single-family homes dropped to 46 in February, down sharply from a reading of 56 a month earlier, the National Association of Home Builders said Tuesday. That was the biggest one-month decline on record and the lowest level since May.''
This morning's catastrophic drop in the National Association of Hope Home Builders sentiment index has rapidly been spun as due to the weather... of course, makes perfect sense, right? What would happen if these drops were actually real fundamentals? If the status quo, the "common knowledge" was shown to be full of shit (once again). Show More Summary
Builder confidence dropped by precipitously in February thanks to unusually cold weather and concerns over the cost and availability of labor and lots, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) declined by...
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo said that its Housing Market Index (HMI) dropped sharply fromRead the Rest...
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 46 in February, down from 56 in January. Any number below 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as poor than good.From the...Show More Summary
National Canadian home sales fell for the fifth straight month in January, as a stretch of unusually cold weather brought on the by a “polar vortex” hampered home buyer activity, The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) reported. The number homes...
From housing economist Tom Lawler: Based on local realtor/MLS results I have seen so far, I would estimate that existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors in January will be about 275,000 on an unadjusted basis, down 5.8% from last January’s unadjusted pace. Show More Summary