home price Archive

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...

A REALTOR® University Presentation on A Global Perspective on the U.S. Housing Market

U.S. housing prices have rebounded strong in the U.S. since the housing collapse in 2006. How does the U.S. recovery compare with other countries? And what is the impact of the collapse of oil prices and slower Chinese economic...

REALTORS® Price Expectation in Next 12 Months, By State as of July 2015

REALTORS® projected prices to increase by 3.6 percent over the next 12 months (3.4 percent in June 2015; 3.4 percent in July 2014), according to the July 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report.9 The map shows the median expected...

Latest Consumer Confidence (August 2015)

Consumers are confident, even as the stock market gyrates and shakes. Rising employment and a solid boost to housing equity for a majority of households are evidently more than sufficient to overcome the fall in the stock market. Specifically,...