home price Archive

February 2016 Housing Affordability Index

While home price growth eased to a slower pace last month, at the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago as rates are modestly higher and price growth continues to outstrip household income growth. Housing affordability...

January 2016 Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago as rates are slightly higher and brisk home price growth continues to outpace median family incomes. Housing affordability declined from a year ago in January pushing the...

Home Purchases by Foreign Buyers are Likely Easing

Over the 12-month period April 2014‒March 2015, the National Association of REALTORS® estimated that the dollar volume of home purchases of foreign buyers rose to $102 billion, led by purchases from Chinese buyers. While NAR is yet to conduct...

2015 Home Buying Trend: Purchasing Larger Homes

Home buyer demographics change slightly from year to year due to macroeconomic forces from the health of the economy to inflation to the global trade on oil prices. The National Association of REALTORS® recently released its 2015 Profile of...
November 16, 2015

August Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago, but up for the month of August as both home prices and mortgage rates came down while incomes grew slightly above 2 percent. •Housing affordability is down...