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Sales of Homes for Investment Purposes On the Decline

As reported in the August 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index Report, sales to investors fell to 12 percent of home sales in August, from the average of about 18-20 percent in 2010-2013. One reason for the decline is that as...

Market Outlook in the Next Six Months for Single Family Homes

REALTORS® who responded to the monthly RCI survey were still generally optimistic about conditions in their local markets for single family homes in the next six months, according to the August REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. The map shows by...

REALTORS®’ Confidence Held Steady in August 2014

The assessment of REALTORS® about their local real estate markets was broadly unchanged in August 2014 compared to July 2014, according to data from the August REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. In the single family market, the REALTORS® Confidence Index...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: August 2014 Survey Highlights

REALTORS’® assessments of real estate market conditions in August 2014 and the outlook for the next six months were essentially unchanged from the July 2014 survey, according to data from the August 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. There were...

INTERACTIVE MAPS: Median Age of Home Buyers (2003-2013)

The median age of First-Time Home Buyers was 31 years old in 2013, but it differs slightly each year. The maps below show the median age of home buyers at the state-level for the past decade (2003-2013). There is...