The year is flying by! Here is my April housing trends newsletter. This newsletter includes national and local housing information that I hope you find useful. Please feel free to contact me with questions.
National Market Update
WASHINGTON (April 22, 2015)—Existing-home sales jumped in March to their highest annual rate in 18 months, while unsold inventory showed needed improvement, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Led by the Midwest, all major regions experienced strong sales gains in March and are above their year-over-year sales pace. Read more
Wealthy buyers typically look to leisure-rich hotspots such as Hawaii and Florida for second homes, which they often buy into once they retire. But that’s changing, according to 2015 Luxury Market Report from the Coldwell Banker Previews International program. Read more
National Economic Indicators
Sales of new single-family houses in March 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000. This is 11.4 percent (+/- 18.6%)* below the revised February 2015 estimate of 543,000.
Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
Regional Market Updates
Market statistics for your region
Choose information on local prices & state sales from any of 150 metropolitan housing markets prepared by the National Association of REALTORS® or information on sales & price activity from local area markets in 25 states.
Local Prices & State Sales
Consumer tips & hot properties
No, This Is Not a Housing Bubble Home prices are soaring across the nation, but this isn’t 2008 all over again. Read more
Open Houses Are Kinda Like First Dates: Here’s How to Know If They’re The One House hunting is as emotional, exhausting, and all-consuming as dating, and it all begins at the open house. Here’s how to fall in love like a pro. Read more
Solar Panels Are Cheaper Than Ever, So Why Aren’t You Getting Them? Now that you can lease a solar power system for no money down, there’s no reason to keep paying conventional prices. Read more
Relocating to an Unfamiliar Area? Here’s How to Get Your Bearings If you’re moving across country–or even across town–you’ll need to do some serious recon. Read more
A Brief History of Opening Our Homes to Total Strangers (aka the Open House) How did weekend open houses become a standard in American real estate? Was there ever a time when they didn’t exist? Whose idea was it anyway? Read more
Existing Home Statistics
View statistics based on national data, regional data and data gathered from 159 cities & metropolitan areas.
- Housing Affordability Index
- National Existing Home Sales
- National Sales Price of Existing Homes
- Single-family Home Prices
- Condo/Co-op Prices
- Existing Home Sales
- Sales Price of Existing Homes
- Existing Single Family Home Sales
- Sales Price of Existing Single-Family Homes
- Existing Condo/Co-op Sales
- Sales Price of Existing Condo/Co-op Homes