Cash sales continue to drop across major metros

  • Cash sales accounted for 29.3 percent for home sales in June 2016, according to CoreLogic data.
  • This is the first month since 2007 that the cash sales share has dipped below 30 percent.
  • New York State had the highest share of cash sales of any state in June, at 44.8 percent. Alabama was a close no. 2, with 44.6 percent.

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According to a new CoreLogic report, cash sales across the country decreased 2.5 percent annually in June. At this rate, CoreLogic analysts predict the cash sales percentage market share will be back to 25 percent by mid-2018, or roughly what it was pre-housing bust.