Home prices ticked up in April as market faced a mixed bag
One new figure shows home prices rose in April compared to March but fell year over year. Economists, however, are fairly upbeat
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 27
How did we get here? How to talk about the economy with clients
Keeping Current Matters' George Ratiu and David Childers on how to talk to real estate clients about economic uncertainty in today's market
by Jimmy Burgess Mar 30
The tug-of-war between millennials and boomers heats up this spring
5 real estate experts explain how rising mortgage rates, inflation and economic uncertainty could impact baby boomers and millennials this spring and how both groups can succeed
by Marian McPherson Mar 20
‘Just a freakish bit of data’: Sticker shock imperils spring home demand
Economists revealed to Intel how mortgage rates and inflation will bring the spring homebuying market back toward historical norms and become the new sales benchmark for years to come
by Marian McPherson Mar 15
2023 may sink some agents — and that may not be a bad thing
Economic downturns have historically shrunk the number of practicing Realtors. But those who stick around can end up doing even more deals, economists told Inman Intel
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 1
US home prices slip for fifth month as market bottom comes into view
The Case-Schiller index posted a 7.7% annual gain in home prices — down from a 9.2% gain in October — while the FHFA index showed a 0.1% decline in prices between October and November
by Ben Verde Jan 31
Cold winter looms as pending home sales fall for 6th-consecutive month
The number of homes that went under contract in November dropped by another 4%, signaling a slow winter, according to data released Wednesday from the National Association of Realtors
by Daniel Houston Dec 28
Home prices dropped in September for third straight month
The S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index reported a 10.6% annual gain in home prices during September, down from the previous month when they increased 12.9%
by Ben Verde Nov 29
America's biggest homes are just 30 miles from the country's tiniest lofts
From Tennessee to Michigan, 18 states lay claim to the country's largest and smallest homes now on the market, according to a new analysis. But the wildest extremes can be found in 1 region
The pandemic-era home price boom has ended — and now we know when
Two major estimates of home prices now concur: The uninterrupted string of monthly increases came to an end this July, according to new data released Tuesday from CoreLogic and the FHFA
by Daniel Houston Sep 27
What does 'housing recession' even mean? Economists don't really know
The phrase 'housing recession' has exploded in popularity, according to an analysis of search terms. But pinning down what it means and where it originated is surprisingly difficult
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 29
'Overvalued' Western markets see biggest share of price reductions
Despite national growth in sale prices, these markets that saw spikes in popularity and price over the past 2 years are starting to see the most price reductions, data shows
by Ben Verde Jul 27
Pending home sales take nosedive in June, signaling a bleak August
Pending home sales dropped 8.6% in June, suggesting a drop in home closings just around the corner, according to figures released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors
by Ben Verde Jul 27
Pending home sales climb in May following 6 months of declines
But the modest 0.7% increase shouldn't discount clear evidence of a transition spurred by high prices and mortgage rates, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors
by Ben Verde Jun 27
New home sales jump unexpectedly
Sales of newly built homes shot up 10.7% from April to May, with 696,000 new homes sold over the course of the month, according to data released Friday by the US Census Bureau
by Ben Verde Jun 24