At a Glance: Existing Home Sales in October

NAR released a summary of existing home sales data showing that October’s existing home sales is the first year over year gain since October 2013. Additionally, this was the highest annual sales pace since September 2013.  October’s sales rose...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Highlights

REALTORS®’ assessments of market conditions indicated flat market activity in October 2014 compared to September and a year ago. The REALTOR® Confidence Index-Current Conditions for  single family  homes and the Buyer Traffic Index registered near 50, a level that...

Multi-Generational Housing: A Multi-Faceted Issue

This long-form article was written by Jessica Lautz, Director of  Member and Consumer Survey Research, for the Richard J Rosenthal Center for Real Estate Studies at REALTOR® University and is used here with their kind permission.  It first appeared in the...

The Ease of Selling a Million Dollar Home

It has become easier to sell high-end expensive homes.  The strongest growth in home sales in the latest data occurred at the very top of the price category. In October, home sales increased 16.2 percent from one year ago...

The Millennials, Some Interesting Demographics

A lot has been written about the Millennial generation as related to housing.  A look at the facts finds data in variance with the conclusion that the emerging generation will not be buying houses.  However, they do appear to...