There's finally some good news on the first-time homebuyer front: The share of first-time buyers purchasing homes in June 2016 was the highest recorded since July 2012, according to the National Association of Realtors' Existing-Home Sales report. In June, 33 percent of all home buyers were first-time buyers. This is up from 30 percent in May 2016 and 30 percent in June...
The latest data on existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors will cross the wires at 10 a.m. ET. Economists expect that existing home sales fell 0.9% month-over-month to seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.53 million,...Show More Summary
Portland, OR, Nov. 27, 2006 (AP Photo/Don Ryan) Last month, the National Association of Realtors reported that U.S. home sales had reached their fastest pace since 2007. Single-family homes, excluding foreclosures and distressed properties, stayed on the market an average of only 32 days. However, if you were to drill down [...]
The housing bubble burst nearly a decade ago, but many people have still not recovered from it — and many people's attitudes towards buying homes are still quite negative and cautious. In 2015, the National Association of Realtors reported...Show More Summary
From housing economist Tom Lawler:Based on publicly-available state and local realtor/MLS reports from across the country released through today, I project that existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors...Show More Summary
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 59 in July, down from 60 in June. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.From the NAHB:...Show More Summary
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A pending home sale in Rockville, Maryland (2012). AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages) U.S. pending home sales fell by almost 4% in May, the National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday, the first drop since August 2014. May's Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), which tracks U.S. home-purchase [...]
New data from the National Association of Realtors, released this morning, says that May's pending home sales actually declined year-over-year for the first time in nearly two years. The reason? This competitive seller's market continues leaving inventory in a sad state....
Earlier: Existing Home Sales increased in May to 5.53 million SAARAs usual, housing economist Tom Lawler nailed the NAR report. I project that May existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.55 million in MayFor existing homes, inventory is still key. Show More Summary
Existing home sales rose 1.8% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.53 million, according to the National Association of Realtors. The rate was the highest since February 2007. Meanwhile, the median price of an existing home rose...Show More Summary
You hear it time and time again: Millennials aren't buying homes. But it might just depend on the city that you cover. The National Association of Realtors recently released a list of the best cities for millennials to buy a home among the nation's 100 largest metro areas, and Washington D.C was at the top of the list...
From housing economist Tom Lawler:Based on publicly-available state and local realtor/MLS reports from across the country released through today, I project that May existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors...Show More Summary
After holding steady for the past four months, builder confidence in the market for newly constructed single-family homes rose two points in June to a level of 60 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This is the highest reading since January 2016. READ MORE www.metrointel.com
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 60 in June, up from 58 in May. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.From the NAHB: Builder...Show More Summary
Landscaping can be a major contributor to a home’s value and could potentially influence an owner’s ability to sell the property. According to a National Association of Landscape Professionals survey, 84 percent of Americans agree that the quality of a home’s landscaping would affect their decision to buy the home...
Michigan infielder Sierra Romero has been named the Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball college player of the year. The senior ranks in the top 10 nationally with a.465 batting average, 19 home runs and a.585 on-base percentage, and is in the top five with 77 RBIs and a.916 slugging percentage....
National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index surged 5.1 percent last month
From the NAR: Pending Home Sales Lift Off in April to Over 10-Year HighPending home sales rose for the third consecutive month in April and reached their highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index surged 5.1 percent last month to 116.3, the highest since […]