BY: Katheleen Howley
The cheapest financing in almost three years is making it easier for Americans to buy homes.
The Housing Affordability Index from the National Association of Realtors increased to 151.9 in June from 137.7 a year earlier in June. That’s a jump of 10 percent. A ...View More
BY: ALCYNNA LLOYD
It’s almost spring homebuying season, and new data from the National Association of Realtors indicates Americans are ready to purchase homes.
According to the group's Q1 HOME survey, 37% of Americans strongly believe now is a good time to buy a home.
Although this percentage ...View More
Realtors, homeowners and others who ask, “Are we in another house price bubble?” The answer is “No,” said Len Kiefer, deputy chief economist for Freddie Mac, who was speaking at the 2019 Florida Real Estate Trends summit during the Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meetings.
“Home prices are up ...View More
VIA REALTOR.ORG BY REALTORMAG
Your home buyers likely won’t want to shy away from the fall or winter months. They may score the best deals.
Home sales prices in the nation’s largest metros typically peak during the summer but drop in the fall and are lowest in the winter ...View More
A home’s value generally appreciates 3 percent to 4 percent every year, which is attributed mostly to population growth and inflation. However in 2016, homeowners saw appreciation jump to an average of 6.3 percent.
Realtor.com®’s research team sought to find out what would boost ...
Home sellers say the greatest challenge for them this year is the lack of homes to choose from when it’s time for them to move, according to a new survey of more than 800 real estate professionals from Redfin.
“It’s a seller’s market, but the catch is, most ...