home price Archive

Local Market Reports: Median Price Growth

The median national home price peaked at $221,900 in 2006, but fell 25.2% over the five subsequent years to $166,100 in 2011. Not every market experienced this same trend. Rather, the decline was overwhelmingly born by the sand states...

Realtor® Confidence in Home Price Outlook Increases

The December 2011 Realtors Confidence Index survey reports that an increasing number of Realtors® expect home prices to be constant or rising in the next twelve months. Similar predictions of a bottoming out of the residential markets have recently...

Explaining the Housing Market to Potential Clients, Part 2 (of 3)

Price – A Key Issue Note: for part one in this series, click here > Introduction This is the second of three articles discussing how NAR data can be used by Realtors® in conjunction with local market data to...

Home Price versus Gold Price

One of the best investments over the past decade has been buying gold. In 2001, gold was selling for $270 per troy ounce. Today, it is at around $1,600. There could be several reasons for the increased demand for...