Monthly Archives: May 2016

2016 Q1 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Trends measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets, as reported in a national survey. The survey collects data from REALTORS® engaged in commercial real estate transactions. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and leasing transactions, along with information on current economic challenges and future expectations.

Survey Highlights

  • 58% of REALTORS® closed a commercial sale.
  • Sales volume totaled $51.6 billion
  • Sales volume… Read More
    Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

2016 Q1 Commercial Real Estate Market Survey

The REALTORS® Commercial Real Estate Market Trends measures quarterly activity in the commercial real estate markets, as reported in a national survey. The survey collects data from REALTORS® engaged in commercial real estate transactions. The survey is designed to provide an overview of market performance, sales and leasing transactions, along with information on current economic challenges and future expectations.

Survey Highlights

  • 58% of REALTORS® closed a commercial sale.
  • Sales volume totaled $51.6 billion
  • Sales volume… Read More
    Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Pending Home Sales Lift Off in April to Over 10-Year High

WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) — Pending home sales rose for the third consecutive month in April and reached their highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw gains in contract activity last month except for the Midwest, which saw a meager decline.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, hiked up 5.1 percent to 116.3 in April from an upwardly revised 110.7 in March and is now 4.6 percent above April 2015 (111.2). After last month… Read More
Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

Contract Signings Hit 10-year High in April

In this video, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about the things affecting home sales right now: low mortgage rates, employment gains, inflation, gasoline prices, low inventory. He also talks about rising rents and gives an upgraded housing market forecast for 2016.

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Source: National Association of Realtors(R) Education

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