Category: Housing Market Reports

2018 housing forecast: higher inventory & slower price gains provide relief for home buyers Inventory constraints that have fueled a sharp rise in home prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market will begin to ease next year as part of broad and continued… Read More

New home sales jumped in October at the fastest pace in 10 years New home sales jumped in October at the fastest pace in a decade – a 6.2 percent monthly increase that reflects both the underlying strength of the economy and the worsening shortage of existing homes for sale. Read More

More homebuyers moving to Florida than anywhere else Sky-high home prices and bank account–draining cost of living might finally be driving folks out of the most expensive cities. When well-paid tech professionals and Wall Street hotshots have trouble affording Silicon Valley and New York, what hope is there for the… Read More

Get the first housing predictions for 2018 right here New homes are expected to be a “primary driver of sales in 2018,” as 1.33 million housing starts are predicted next year—up from 1.22 million in 2017, according to Freddie Mac’s September Outlook report, which gauges future real… Read More

Florida’s housing market continued its positive track last month Florida’s housing market continued its positive track in August, with more closed sales, increased pending sales, more new listings and rising median prices, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,235 last… Read More

51% of existing homes sold in less than a month in July Fifty-one percent of homes sold in less than a month in July, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ existing-home sales report, released Thursday. Properties typically stayed on the market for 30 days in July,… Read More

Florida had more home sales and higher prices in June Florida’s housing market had more closed home sales, higher median prices and more new listings in June, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 28,205 last month, up 4.3 percent compared… Read More

Our status as one of the top foreclosure states has improved, with Florida foreclosures dropping 56% since 2015 According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ Midyear 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, Florida’s status as one of the nation’s top foreclosure states has improved, and the foreclosure crisis continues to… Read More

Think housing is unaffordable now? Buy a home now before it gets worse next year Now may be the best time to buy a home! The risk of home price declines remains low, but affordability is increasingly a concern in cities across the U.S., according to the… Read More