2nd Quarter Existing-Home Sales Rise in Most States, Helped by Affordable Metro Prices

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Washington, August 12, 2009 Existing-home sales in the second quarter showed healthy gains from the first quarter in the vast majority of states, and price declines have increased affordability in most metro areas, according to the latest survey by the National Association of Realtors®. Total state existing-home sales, including single-family and condo, rose 3.8 percent […]

Nation’s Home Sales Seeing Increase

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Existing-Home Sales Up Again Washington, July 23, 2009 Existing-home sales rose for the third consecutive month with inventory easing and home prices declining less sharply in June, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Existing-home sales – including single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – increased 3.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate1 of 4.89 […]

Which cities will and won’t recover fastest — Austin at the top, AGAIN!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

WASHINGTON – The three most important things in real estate: location, location, location. It’s true for recovery from a real estate bubble too. Overall, many economists expect the national economy to return to growth later in 2009, perhaps as soon as this summer. But that won’t be the case everywhere. While some cities are poised […]