Monthly Archives: November 2015

Pending Home Sales Nudge Forward in October

WASHINGTON (November 30, 2015) — Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in October, but shifted marginally higher after two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Gains in the Northeast and West were offset by declines in the Midwest and South.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, inched 0.2 percent to 107.7 in October from an upwardly revised 107.5 in September and is now 3.9 percent above October 2014… Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Pending Home Sales Nudge Forward in October

WASHINGTON (November 30, 2015) — Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in October, but shifted marginally higher after two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Gains in the Northeast and West were offset by declines in the Midwest and South.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, inched 0.2 percent to 107.7 in October from an upwardly revised 107.5 in September and is now 3.9 percent above October 2014… Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

October Pending Home Sales Flat

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about October 2015 Pending Home Sales, market stability, federal reserve interest rates and how they will affect mortgages in 2016, and rising home equity. He also talks about boomerang buyers and excellent job creation numbers, and gives his housing market forecast for 2016.

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October Pending Home Sales Flat

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about October 2015 Pending Home Sales, market stability, federal reserve interest rates and how they will affect mortgages in 2016, and rising home equity. He also talks about boomerang buyers and excellent job creation numbers, and gives his housing market forecast for 2016.

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Moderate Expansion, Easing Prices Expected for Commercial Real Estate Markets

WASHINGTON (November 24, 2015) — Sustained job growth throughout the country and improving credit conditions are forecast to help keep commercial real estate activity expanding into next year, but property prices are likely to slightly cool off after reaching their peak in some major markets, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast.

National office vacancy rates are forecast by Realtors® to decrease 0.8 percent to 14.8 percent over… Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Existing-Home Sales Dial Back in October

WASHINGTON (November 23, 2015) — With mortgage rates remaining below 4 percent for the third straight month, existing-home sales in October were at a healthy pace but failed to keep up with September's jump, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions saw no gains in sales in October.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co… Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Existing-Home Sales Dial Back in October

WASHINGTON (November 23, 2015) — With mortgage rates remaining below 4 percent for the third straight month, existing-home sales in October were at a healthy pace but failed to keep up with September's jump, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions saw no gains in sales in October.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co… Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

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