Existing-home sales rise for second consecutive month in July
Total existing-home sales in July 2021 rose 2% on a seasonally adjusted annual basis from June to a rate of 5.99 million, according to the National Association of Realtors
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 23
Existing-home sales take a U-turn following 2 straight months of gains
Existing-home sales declined 2% between July and August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.88M, with all geographical regions in the US seeing monthly and annual declines
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 22
Existing-home sales rebound in September after August dip: NAR
Existing-home sales made a rebound in September following a dip in sales in August, NAR reported. All 4 major US regions saw an increase in sales from the previous month
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 21
Pending home sales take a hit in September: NAR
Slowed contract signings in September are a likely sign that home price growth will soon come back down to earth, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 28
Home prices see double-digit price surge across almost 80% of metros in Q3: NAR
The median sales price of single-family existing homes increased in 99% of the 183 markets measured by the National Association of Realtors, while 78% of markets saw double-digit price gains
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 10
5 reasons to be optimistic about the 2022 housing market
At the National Association of Realtors' national conference on Friday, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun shared promising insights about 2022
by Marian McPherson Nov 18
2021 on pace to tally biggest year in existing-home sales since 2006
Inventory across all housing types fell 0.8% from the month previous and 12% year over year to 1.25M units. Nonetheless, home sales are expected to exceed 6 million by the end of the year
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 22
After brief dip, pending home sales bounce back stronger in October
The number of contract signings grew 7.5 percent from September to October, the National Association of Realtors reports
by Daniel Houston Nov 29
Jobs report disappoints, but real estate hiring keeps rolling along
Homebuilders and real estate firms posted strong hiring trends even as a federal jobs report came up far short of expectations for November
by Daniel Houston Dec 3
First-time homebuyers likely to be hit hardest by inflation in 2022
Real estate coach Brian Buffini shared his annual predictions for the year ahead during a webcast in which he urged agents to hunker down on the fundamentals of their training and get back to basics in preparation for a market shift
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 13
Why the housing market won't burn quite as hot in 2022
The housing market will cool slightly in 2022, but will scorch as a multitude of buyers chase too few homes, according to economic experts who spoke with Inman
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 30
Existing-home sales tally banner year after 12 months of epic demand
In a year of sky-high demand, existing-home sales recorded a banner year with the sale of 6.12 million units and an 8.5% surge from 2020, according to the National Association of Realtors
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 20
Pending home sales dip amid anticipated 'retreat' in demand
The number of homes that went pending in January, a leading indicator of future sales, fell 9.5% year over year, according to data released Friday by the National Association of Realtors
by Daniel Houston Feb 25
Pending home sales dip for 4th consecutive month
Pending home sales decreased 4.1% in February from the previous month, and were down 5.4% from the same period last year
by Ben Verde Mar 25
Existing-home sales drop for second month as buyer demand stalls
Total existing-home sales dropped by 2.7% from February 2022 and by 4.5% from March 2021 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.77 million, according to the National Association of Realtors
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 20
Pending home sales keep falling as market conditions 'normalize': NAR
Pending home sales dipped for the 5th straight month in March, with the Pending Home Sales Index dropping 1.2% from February to 103.7, according to the National Association of Realtors
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 27
Existing-home sales dip for third month as buyers say 'No thanks'
Existing-home sales decreased by 2.4% from March and 5.9% from the year before as declining affordability continued to put off homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors
by Lillian Dickerson May 19