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    Existing Home Sales Rebound in October

    Thursday November 21st, 2019 05:43:50 PM
    Fan-Yu Kuo

    Despite the slowdown last month, existing home sales, released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), climbed more than expected in October. Total existing home sales, including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 1.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.46 million in October. On a year-over-year basis, sales were 4.6% higher than a year ago. The first-time buyer… Read More ›

    Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Weakens Slightly in Third Quarter

    Thursday November 21st, 2019 03:05:03 PM
    Carmel Ford

    Builder and developer confidence in the multifamily housing market weakened slightly in the third quarter, according to results from NAHB’s Multifamily Market Survey (MMS). The MMS produces two separate indices: The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) and the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI). The MPI dropped seven points to 49 in the third quarter of 2019 (from 56 in the second quarter)… Read More ›

    New Single-Family Home Size Trending Lower

    Thursday November 21st, 2019 01:45:19 PM
    Robert Dietz

    New single-family home size trended lower during the third quarter of 2019 as interest rates remained low. According to third quarter 2019 data from the Census Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design and NAHB analysis, median single-family square floor area ticked up to 2,264 square feet. Average (mean) square footage for new single-family homes declined to 2,464 square… Read More ›

    Multifamily Six-Year Streak of Gains Ended in 2018

    Wednesday November 20th, 2019 06:32:11 PM
    Litic Murali

    For only the second year since the Great Recession, multifamily unit completions declined in 2018, according to NAHB analysis of the latest annual multifamily data from the Survey of Construction (SOC). As is typical, the number of multifamily units completed for rent exceeds the number of units completed for sale (92% rental share). In 2018, the number of units completed… Read More ›

    Texas Leads Job Gains in October

    Wednesday November 20th, 2019 02:00:20 PM
    Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington

    Year-over-year (YoY), total nonfarm employment increased by 2.1 million jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis (SA), or 1.4% from October 2018 to October 2019. During this time, total nonfarm employment in the Western region increased by 1.9%. The South, Northeast, and Midwest recorded gains at 1.7%, 0.9% and 0.6% respectively, during this time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,… Read More ›



    CNN – Real Estate News

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    Wednesday August 8th, 2018 02:19:25 PM

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    Tuesday August 21st, 2018 04:35:35 PM

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    Monday February 2nd, 2015 03:53:13 PM

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    Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more

    Tuesday July 17th, 2018 11:28:00 AM

    Europe took 11 of the top 20 spots on a ranking of cities with the largest price increases in the first quarter, according to global property agency Knight Frank.

    Zillow buys a mortgage lender and the stock tanks

    Tuesday August 7th, 2018 04:55:43 PM

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