Spanning July 2014 to June 2015, nine major metros, along with one smaller market, accounted for a combined 18,878 luxury sales transactions where the price tag exceeded $1 million...
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Lerato Barrett, Skoda’s area fleet sales manager for the Home Counties and London, talks to Katie Beck about the day-today involvement of building, managing and maintaining relationships with existing and new corporate customers. Meeting face-to-face I have circa 90 customers to look after, and I am their main point of contact. Face?to?face discussion is key […]
The Case Shiller Index is one of the better long-term measures of housing price changes. It looks at repeat home sales so you know what you are tracking versus say an area where new home sales are jacking prices up while old crap shack stucco boxes lag the market. The Taco Tuesday crowd is obsessed […]
4K resolution might not be a must-have yet for flat-screen TVs, but computers are an entirely different story. If you’re going to buy a new PC monitor for your home or office in 2015, there is no reason to live in the past and buy aShow More Summary
Housing industry survey shows fresh signs of easing in Australia's apartment boom.
Low inventory coupled with an increase in home and condo sales volume typically bodes well for a market's median price, with records often set. This holds true for Manhattan, which saw its median price rise to $995,000 to $1.04 million during the third quarter of 2015 (Q3) -- depending on which report you look at...
Ramona Singer‘s picture perfect marriage played out in front of Real Housewives Of New York cameras — much of it on location at their Upper East Side home. But now,… READ ON
When RealtyTrac released its latest home sales report, "which shows single family home and condo sales through August were on pace for an eight-year high nationwide and in 110 out of 204" it was something else that caught our eye. According...Show More Summary
Are you a diehard Arsenal fan looking for a new pad? Then this just might be the place for you. A flat situated at the Gunners' former home in Highbury has been put up for sale on the property website Zoopla. Though it was convertedShow More Summary
Job gains and low mortgage rates drove Americans to buy new homes in August at the fastest rate in over seven years. New home sales rose 5.7% to a season adjusted total of 552,000, the Commerce Department announced. That rate is the best since February 2008 before the Great Recession. Show More Summary
Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, The housing market peaked in 2005 and proceeded to crash over the next five years, with existing home sales falling 50%, new home sales falling 75%, and national home prices falling 30%. Show More Summary
Please click here to see the edition of BuilderBytes for 9/25/15 on the Web. In this issue of the MetroIntelligence Economic Update, I covered the following indicators: New home sales soared in August, surpassing expectations Durable...Show More Summary
Yesterday’s new home sales report from the Census Bureau triggered an ebullient response. Big media used words like “surge; soar; rise sharply; above expectations” to describe it. The Wall Street Journal said, “Sales of new, single-family...Show More Summary
Thursday morning at the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press, Christopher Rugaber opened his coverage of the Census Bureau's New Residential Sales report as follows: "Buoyed by steady job gains and low mortgage rates, Americans...Show More Summary
Sales of newly built homes rise in August, comfortably top expectations.
The new home sales report for August was above expectations and sales were at the highest level since early 2008. New home sales are important for jobs and the economy, and the solid increase in sales this year is a positive sign.Earlier:...Show More Summary
At 522,000 new homes sold (SAAR) in August - the highest since February 2008 - it is perhaps worth noting that this 'recovery' remains 60% below the prior bubble peak. Furthermore, this surge to new cycle highs comes in the same month as existing home sales plunged. Spot The Disconnect #1... Spot The Disconnect #2... Charts: Bloomberg
The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 552 thousand. The previous three months were revised down by a total of 8 thousand (SA)."Sales of new single-family houses in August 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 552,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Show More Summary
The latest data on new home sales are due at the top of the hour. Economists estimate that sales rose 1.6% at an annual rate of 515,000 in August. That compares to a 5.4% increase at an annual rate of 507,000 in the prior month. In a...Show More Summary