Tag Archives: Sales Pace

Bay Area housing market gets costlier in January

Housing got even costlier in the San Francisco Bay Area last month. For a 10th consecutive month, the median home price in the nine-county region rose year over year to hit $415,000, real estate firm DataQuick reported. That was a … Continue reading

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Higher-End Homes Finally Selling Again

“While there’s still a risk that the fiscal cliff will derail the housing recovery, the balance between supply and demand suggests that, if anything, the risks around our forecast of a 5 percent increase in house prices next year are … Continue reading

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How Investors Are Skewing Home Price Recovery

Home prices finally appear to be catching up with the increase in overall sales pace. That is usually the case, as prices lag sales on the way up and on the way down.  The latest reading from SP/Case-Shiller, which employs … Continue reading

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Seller’s market returns as homes for sale drop in some areas

The dwindling inventories — driven by a mix of reluctant sellers, fewer foreclosure resales and rising demand — are spreading as the housing market gains strength. The number of homes for sale in April hit a 6.6-month supply, down from … Continue reading

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If You Build It, When Will the Home Buyers Come?

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article Sales of newly built homes fell around 2 percent in May from the previous month, but that was a little better than expectations, given the lousy home builder sentiment number we … Continue reading

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