Home Sales Archive

What is California’s Pent-Up Demand?

By Selma Hepp, Ph.D., Senior Economist California Association of Realtors, Research and Economics As the housing market shows signs of improvement, a looming question keeps repeating: What is the size of pent-up demand? Answering that question is not easy....
August 1, 2012

Time On Market Continues to Decline

More homes are being sold in less than a month according to the latest edition of the Realtors® Confidence Index report than was previously the case.  Approximately a third of properties were on the market for less than a...

International Sales: A Niche Market

By: Gay Cororaton The international home sales market remains a niche market. 88% of Realtors® with international sales reported working with fewer than five international clients in the 12 months ending March 2012, based on survey results for the...
June 19, 2012

International Home Sales at $82.5 Billion

By: Gay Cororaton Total sales volume to international clients is estimated at $82.5 Billion for the 12 months ending March 2012, up by 24 percent from the previous 12-month period of $66.4 Billion, based on information in the 2012...
June 12, 2012

Remarks At Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Meeting, April 18, 2012

Jed Smith discussed the real estate outlook and associated economic risks at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s meeting of the Mortgage Partnership Finance and Advisory Council on April 18 in Chicago. Smith indicted that the current economic...