Tag Archives: Fears

Why Home Builders Won’t Drop New Home Prices

Right now the divide between new and existing home prices is wider than ever. The average price of an existing home in December was $231,400, according to the National Association of Realtors, while the U.S. Commerce Department reported the average … Continue reading

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Housing Already Shows Signs of a New Bubble

Barely a year in, home prices rose over eight percent annually in December, according to a new report from CoreLogic. While still down double digits from their 2006 peak, prices are suddenly soaring again and raising some serious red flags. … Continue reading

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New Housing Fears: Home Prices Are Rising Too Fast

As a result, home prices are now rising more and faster than most analysts predicted due to this short supply, up 7.4 percent year-over-year in November, according to CoreLogic. They are especially surging in some of the hardest hit markets … Continue reading

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Manhattan Property Sales Spike on Fears of Tax Hikes

The price gains, however, were largely on the luxury end. In looking at the median prices, where half sell for higher and half sell for lower, prices for co-ops were up just 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter. Condominium prices … Continue reading

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New Home Sales Disappoint

After a slew of positive readings on the nation’s housing recovery, sales of newly built homes in October were a big disappointment. Despite the big public builders reporting big jumps in new orders and builder confidence positively leaping to the … Continue reading

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