Foreign buyer purchases accounted for 5% of existing home sales, and 10% of the dollar volume of existing-home sales.
For everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of home sales are often more meaningful than the seasonally adjusted figures. The raw count determines income and helps better assess how busy the market has been.
We divided the number of new jobs (ending in June 2017) by the number of single-family units permitted in 2016 to find out.
Despite all the changes technology has made in the housing market, the tradition of the Sunday open house is still alive and growing.
The national index level in May reached a new high and is up 5.6 percent from a year earlier. What does this mean for homeowners?
Even with high levels of automation of appraisals, there remains a need to increase training of new appraisers.
At the national level, housing affordability is down from last month and down from a year ago. Mortgage rates increased to 4.01 percent this May, up compared to 3.83 percent a year ago.
Commercial real estate investment trends mirror the global economic slowdown and broader uncertainty.
The raw count of home sales determines income and helps better assess how busy the market has been.
NAR asked consumers their thoughts and perceptions on housing affordability in their communities.
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