Posts Tagged ‘Housing Prices’

Home Values Rise in January

March 17, 2013

This rise marks the 15th consecutive month of national home value gains, indicating a resilient housing market. Home values grew 6.2 percent year-over-year, the largest annual gain since July 2006 (7.5 percent).

Strong Finish for Year End Home Prices

March 3, 2013

National median home prices saw the biggest annual gain in seven years.

Housing Market Begins to Favor Sellers

February 10, 2013

A drop in U.S. home listings to a 12-year low is driving up prices.  Many potential sellers are holding off until values rise more and thus preventing transactions from returning to historically normal levels, Bloomberg reported.  Meanwhile, investors are snatching up distressed properties before they reach the market.

Housing Market Continues To Rebound

January 30, 2013

The housing market is rebounding faster than anyone thought possible.  Consumer confidence is up, home prices are increasing, supply is dropping, inventory is declining and unemployment is improving.

Existing home sales near 5-year high

January 27, 2013

2012 existing-home sales were up 9.2 percent from 2011, that would be the highest volume since 2007.

Bolstered by low inventories, the national median existing-home price was up 11.5 percent from a year ago in December.  December saw the 10th consecutive month of year-over-year price gains, a trend not seen since May 2006.

For 2012 as a whole, the national median existing-home price was up 6.3 percent, the largest annual price gain since prices surged by 12.4 percent in 2005.

At 1.82 million units at the end of December, existing-home inventory now represents a 4.4-month supply, the lowest level since May 2005, near the peak of the housing boom.

Housing Prices Continue To Rise

January 24, 2013

Housing prices are up 7.4% nationally.

Another Housing Boom in the Works?

November 24, 2012

Housing prices expected to rise 5 to 7.5% per year.

Housing Prices Expected to Rise in the Next 5 Years

November 4, 2012

Housing prices are expected to rise in the next five years from 8.5 to 22%.

Home Asking Prices Are Up

November 4, 2012

Housing Recovery Continues

October 16, 2012

A steady recovery is under way as housing prices are expected to continue to rise.