Category: Housing Market Reports

What will shape the 2020 real estate market & what does it mean for buyers & sellers? Ten years ago, many homeowners were desperately hoping to hang on to their homes. Others were doing everything they could just to scare up potential buyers. Meanwhile, said buyers were struggling to get… Read More

Home prices plummeted during the recession & some buyers are waiting for it to happen again — but they might be waiting longer than expected Home buyers sitting on the sidelines waiting for home prices to backslide might be waiting longer than expected, according to experts. Although the high price… Read More

If you’ve been waiting to buy a home, now is the time — the housing market will soon favor sellers again Competition in the housing market finally began to cool this year as listings multiplied and price gains moderated. Bidding wars became less frequent, and spring sales perked up a… Read More

Here’s what’s in store for the real estate market in the 2nd half of 2019 According to speakers at the National Association of Realtors®’ (NAR) recent meetings, continued economic expansion, rising home sales, and an increase in wage growth on par with home price growth are… Read More

The home-buying season is in full swing! Here’s what to expect from the housing market The latest home-buying season is now in full swing! And if you’re hoping to buy a house soon, listen up: The housing market changes on a dime, so if you want to succeed in today’s… Read More

Existing-home sales rebound with the strongest gains in 4 years Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in February, with the largest month-over-month gain since December 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Three of the four major U.S. regions saw sales gains, while the Northeast remained… Read More

Single and ready to mingle? Buy a house and meet your soulmate! Owning a home might make you more attractive to that special someone you’ve had your eye on, especially if they are a millennial or a woman. According to a study, singles looking to boost their chances of… Read More

Prospective home buyers have a better chance of scoring their dream home this year After inventory and affordability challenges in 2018, prospective homebuyers may have better chances of scoring a property this year. Affordability will remain an issue in some high-priced markets, says® Chief Economist Danielle Hale, but overall,… Read More

Spring buying season already in full swing as mortgage rates drop Demand for housing is picking up and housing analysts are pointing to lower mortgage rates as the main reason. The spring buying season may be coming early whether the groundhog saw his shadow or not. In Coppell, Texas, a… Read More