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In Which States Did Properties Sell Most Quickly in January 2018?

Amid strong demand and tight supply, REALTORS® reported that properties that sold in January 2018 were typically on the market for 42 days, down from 50 days compared to the same month last year, according to the  January 2018...

76 Percent of Homes Sold in January 2018 Had Buyer Contingencies

In a monthly survey of REALTORS®, the survey asks buyer’s agents about the characteristics of their most recent sale for the month. The survey asks, “Was there a contingency?” According to a survey of REALTORS® who responded to the...

More Properties Were Sold At or Above List Price in January 2018

In a monthly survey of REALTORS®, the survey asks, “Compared to the original listing price, at how much of a net discount or net premium did the property sell?” According to a survey of REALTORS® who responded to the...

Fewer Contract Settlement Delays Related to Appraisal Issues

In a monthly survey of REALTORS®, the survey asks “Think of your most recent sales contract in the past 3 months that was either closed or terminated. Please explain how the deal concluded.” The responses indicate that more contracts...

REALTORS® Reported Strong Buyer Demand and Tight Supply in December 2017

In a monthly survey of REALTORS®, respondents are asked “Compared to the same month last year, how would you rate the past month’s traffic in neighborhood(s) or area(s) where you make most of your sales?” Respondents rate buyer traffic...