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Pending Home Sales Tick Up in December

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (January 28, 2016) — Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in December, but inched forward slightly, fueled by a large increase in the Northeast that outpaced declines in the other three major regions, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, crawled 0.1 percent to 106.8 in December from a downwardly revised 106.7 in November and is now 4.2 percent above December 2014 (102.5). The... Read More

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REALTORS® Land Institute Survey

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07
Highlights:
  • Prices of land sold in the U.S. are up by three percent in the reference period October 2014-September 2015 compared to their year-ago levels.
  • Commercial land prices rose the fastest at five percent.
  • Residential land prices were up by three percent.
  • Agricultural land prices were up by one percent.
  • Prices of land sold outside the U.S. (mainly, Canada) are up by two percent in the reference period October 2014–September 2015 compared to their year-ago levels.
  • Residential land prices rose... Read More
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Existing-Home Sales Surge in December

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the strong rebound in existing-home sales in December 2015 during a news conference at NAR’s offices in Washington.

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Existing-Home Sales Surge Back in December

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (January 22, 2016) — Existing-home sales snapped back solidly in December as more buyers reached the market before the end of the year, and the delayed closings resulting from the rollout of the Know Before You Owe initiative pushed a portion of November's would-be transactions into last month's figure, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by the South and West, all four major regions saw large increases in December.

Total existing-home ... Read More

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December 2015 Existing-Home Sales

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

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Profile of International Home Buying in Miami

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07
Highlights:
  • Foreign buyers purchased approximately 10,600 properties worth $6.1 billion.
  • International sales (units) account for 22 percent of members’ closed sales.
  • International sales account for 36 percent of members’ dollar volume of residential sales.
  • Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, and Canada are top buyers, accounting for 62 percent of international sales (units).
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Martin Luther King Day is recognized as a day of community service. This infographic contains data from the 2015 Member Profile showing how REALTORS® are volunteering in their communities.

Also see: Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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NAR Forecast: Modest Increase in Home Sales Expected in 2016

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (January 12, 2016) — Following the housing market's best year in nearly a decade, existing-home sales are forecasted to expand in 2016 at a more moderate pace as pent-up buyer demand combats affordability pressures and meager economic growth, according to National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a newly-released video on his 2016 housing market expectations.

In the NAR-published video, Yun... Read More

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2016 Forecast: Modest Increase in Home Sales Expected

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun gives his economic forecast for 2016.

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Housing Expectations for 2016

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

This infographic gives an overview of what we can expect in 2016 for the housing market and the economy.

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December 2015 Foot Traffic

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. Lockboxes made by SentriLock, LLC. are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future. This infographic shows the latest index data along with trends and changes.

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Pending Home Sales Ease in November

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about November pending home sales figures, closing activity, and affordability issues.

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Pending Home Sales Decline Modestly in November

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (December 30, 2015) — Pending home sales in November slightly declined for the third time in four months as buyers continue to battle both rising home prices and limited homes available for sale, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Modest gains in the Midwest and South were offset by larger declines in the Northeast and West.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, decreased 0.9 percent to 106.9 in November from an... Read More

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Existing-Home Sales Drop Sharply in November

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

In this video, National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the decline in existing-home sales in November 2015 during a news conference at NAR’s offices in Washington.

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November 2015 Existing-Home Sales

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

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Existing-Home Sales Suffer Setback in November, Fall to Slowest Pace Since April 2014

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

WASHINGTON (December 22, 2015) — Existing-home sales dropped off considerably in November to the slowest pace in 19 months, but some of the decrease was likely because of an apparent rise in closing timeframes that may have pushed some transactions into December, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions saw sales declines in November.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include... Read More

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November 2015 Foot Traffic

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. Lockboxes made by SentriLock, LLC. are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future. This infographic shows the latest index data along with trends and changes.

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October 2015 Foot Traffic

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. Lockboxes made by SentriLock, LLC. are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future. This infographic shows the latest index data along with trends and changes.

Categories: Statistics

September 2015 Foot Traffic

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07

Every month SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with data on the number of properties shown by a REALTOR®. Lockboxes made by SentriLock, LLC. are used in roughly a third of home showings across the nation. Foot traffic has a strong correlation with future contracts and home sales, so it can be viewed as a peek ahead at sales trends two to three months into the future. This infographic shows the latest index data along with trends and changes.

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2015 Q4 Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey

NAR: Research Headlines from Realtor.org - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 11:07
Highlights

The new Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report was created to monitor consumer sentiment about the housing market. This new report covers core topics that will be tracked on a monthly basis such as views on housing as a good financial investment, whether homeownership is part of the American Dream, if now is a good time to buy or sell a home and perception of home price changes.

This HOME survey will be released on a quarterly basis. The 2016 release dates will be:

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