Monthly Archives: December 2015

Pending Home Sales Decline Modestly in November

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
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

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

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
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

September 2015 Foot Traffic

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.


Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

September 2015 Foot Traffic

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.


Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

October 2015 Foot Traffic

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.


Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

October 2015 Foot Traffic

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.


Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

November 2015 Foot Traffic

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.


Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

November 2015 Foot Traffic

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.


Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

NAR HOME Survey: Desire to Buy Strong despite Affordability, Economic Concerns

WASHINGTON (December 17, 2015) — Although only half of surveyed households believe the economy is currently improving, nearly all young renters eventually want to buy a home, and a convincing majority still view homeownership as part of their American Dream, according to a new quarterly consumer survey released today by the National Association of Realtors®. Additionally, a newly-introduced index tracking the financial outlook of households found that compared to earlier this year an increasing share believes their personal financial situation will improve in the months ahead…. Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

NAR HOME Survey: Desire to Buy Strong despite Affordability, Economic Concerns

WASHINGTON (December 17, 2015) — Although only half of surveyed households believe the economy is currently improving, nearly all young renters eventually want to buy a home, and a convincing majority still view homeownership as part of their American Dream, according to a new quarterly consumer survey released today by the National Association of Realtors®. Additionally, a newly-introduced index tracking the financial outlook of households found that compared to earlier this year an increasing share believes their personal financial situation will improve in the months ahead…. Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Survey

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 are:

  • March 15, 2016
  • June 15, 2016
  • September… Read More
    Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Survey

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 are:

  • March 15, 2016
  • June 15, 2016
  • September… Read More
    Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education
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