Home Sales Archive

In Which States Did Properties Sell Most Quickly in January 2018?

Amid strong demand and tight supply, REALTORS® reported that properties that sold in January 2018 were typically on the market for 42 days, down from 50 days compared to the same month last year, according to the  January 2018...

76 Percent of Homes Sold in January 2018 Had Buyer Contingencies

In a monthly survey of REALTORS®, the survey asks buyer’s agents about the characteristics of their most recent sale for the month. The survey asks, “Was there a contingency?” According to a survey of REALTORS® who responded to the...

In Which States Did Properties Sell Most Quickly in December 2017?

Amid strong demand and tight supply, REALTORS® reported that properties that sold in December 2017 were typically on the market for 40 days in November 2017, down from 52 days compared to the same month last year, according to...

How Many Home Sales Will be Affected by a NFIP Lapse?

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) must be periodically reauthorized by Congress in order to continue issuing or renewing flood insurance policies.  In 2010, multiple lapses in program authority brought uncertainty and caused major issues for homeowners in neighborhoods...

October 2017 Pending Home Sales

NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that October’s pending home sales pace was up 3.5 percent last month and down slightly 0.6 percent from a year ago. Pending sales represent homes that have a signed...