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Redfin Says Housing Inventory Up 5% with Sales Down 8%

According to recent data from Redfin, U.S. home-sale prices increased 3.3% in November compared to one year ago, coming in at a median price of $ 298,800.  November marked the third straight month of annual home price gains under 4% after a 77-month-long streak of annual home price...
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Existing-Home Sales Increase for First Time in Six Months

The National Association of Realtors is reporting that existing-home sales increased in October for the first time in six months.  According to data, there were 5.22 million completed transactions in October with a median price (for all housing types) of $ 255,400.  In addition there were 1.85 million...
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Existing Home Sales Down 1.5% from 2017

According to data recently released by the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales remained steady in August after four months of decline.  However, they also report that sales are down 1.5% from one year ago.  There were 1.92 million existing homes available for sale at the end...
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Back to School Sales Tax Holidays Across the Country

This weekend several states across the fruited-plain will be kicking off sales tax holidays for the back to school season.  Whether you think these are good or bad public policy is irrelevant;  the bottom-line is saving money!  The folks over that the Tax Foundation recently put together this...
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New Home Sales Up 6.7% in May

The U.S. government is reporting that sales of new single-family houses in May, 2018, were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689k, which is 6.7% higher than April’s revised rate and 14.1% higher than May, 2017.  The median sales price of new houses sold in May was...
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Existing-Home Sales for October

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales were up for the 2nd month in a row in October coming in at the annualized rate of 5.6 million.  The median existing-home price for all housing types in October was $ 232,200, up 6.0% from October 2015 –...
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