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The Latest on Home Prices

Recent housing price data at the national level suggests that home prices continue to increase at a strong pace—faster than what would be considered typical. Strong buyer demand and low inventories coupled with still relatively low levels of new...

Profile of International Clients Who Sold U.S. Residential Property in April 2015—March 2016

NAR’s recently released 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate gathered information from residential seller’s agents about international clients who sold residential property. International clients who sold their U.S. residential property mostly came from Canada, China, United...

Low Mortgage Rates and the Housing Market: Pros and Cons

While low mortgage rates boost consumer buying power, the reason for the low rates could hold home buyers back. Economic forecasters and analysts have frequently missed the mark recently when forecasting interest rates. In general, forecasters and experts have...

Foreigners Purchased $102.6 B of U.S. Residential Property in April 2015—March 2016

Foreign buyers purchased $102.6 billion of residential property in April 2015—March 2016, a one percent decrease from the $103.9 billion of property purchased in April 2014—March 2015, according to NAR’s recently released 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S....

May 2016 Housing Price Index

Recent housing price data at the national level suggests that while home price growth may be slowing, prices continue to increase at a strong pace—faster than what would be considered typical. Strong buyer demand and low inventories coupled with...