existing home price Archive

Foreign Buyers: Typically Upscale than Domestic Buyers

Foreign buyers purchased residential properties for a variety of reasons and across geographic areas, with the prices of properties purchased typically above those of domestic buyers, according to NAR’s recently released 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential...

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...

Raw Count of Home Sales (May 2016)

Existing-home sales increased 1.8 percent in May from one month prior while new home sales dropped 6.0 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

May 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity increased for the third consecutive month, as May’s existing-home sales reached the 5.53 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. May’s existing-home sales are up 4.5 percent from...

April 2016 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that the housing market sales increased for the second consecutive month, as April’s existing-home sales reach the 5.45 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.  April’s existing sales are up 6.0 percent...