2019’s Housing Market Is Likely to Be Stronger Than We Thought—Here’s Why

May 08, 2019

Despite a real estate slowdown gripping the nation, this year’s housing market is expected to be busier than® economists originally predicted late last year. That means more home sales—and higher prices—are on the way. The anticipated uptick in activity is due to lower mortgage rates, which make homes more affordable for buyers. The economic […]

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Renters paid more for housing in 2018 than they ever have before

January 03, 2019

Renters paid out record $504 billion for housing in 2018 Thanks to higher rents throughout much of the year, U.S. renters paid out more in rent than they ever have before, with a total rent payout equal to the gross domestic product of Belgium. According to a new report from HotPads, U.S. renters paid a […]

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Don’t Go Solo

November 28, 2018

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Why Home Buyers Need to Hurry

October 31, 2018

While there have been signs recently that the market may be shifting toward the favor of home buyers, prices are still on the rise in many areas around the country. The median sales price in July was $230,411, up 5.8 percent year over year. But if your buyer clients are hoping to wait it out, […]

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Home sellers slash prices, especially in California

October 02, 2018

In the four weeks ended Sept. 16, more than one-quarter of the homes listed for sale had a price drop, according to Redfin, a real estate brokerage. The supply of homes for sale increased annually in August for the first time in more than three years, according to the National Association of Realtors. The average […]

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Housing tipping back to a buyer’s market as sellers cut prices

September 06, 2018

• Approximately 14 percent of all listings in June had undergone a price cut, that’s up from a recent low of 11.7 percent at the end of 2016, according to a new report from Zillow. • Home price growth is slowing in nearly half of the 35 largest U.S. metropolitan markets. • In San Diego, […]

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