Metro price Archive

Homebuying in San Francisco, San Jose, and Seattle Sill Strong Despite Steep Prices

Tight supply has led to higher price growth, especially in the metro areas of San Jose- Sunnyvale-Sta. Clara, Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, and Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue. Given the steep increase in home prices, an interesting question is whether demand is starting to wane given...

3rd Quarter Metro Home Prices

The National Association of Realtors quarterly home prices increased again this quarter. Prices continue to drift up this quarter and outpacing qualifying incomes. With less inventory, faster price growth may become a challenge for potential homebuyers. Here is a...

INFOGRAPHIC: 4th Quarter 2013 Metro Area Home Prices and Affordability

Last week, NAR released its latest quarterly metropolitan price and affordability figures. The lion’s share of metropolitan areas continued to experience strong year-over-year price growth in the fourth quarter. A companion metro area annual affordability report shows less favorable...

Largest Improvements and Declines in Median Price

The strongest improvements in median sale prices over the four-quarter period ending in June of 2013 were dominated by markets from the Sun Belt and Atlanta. These markets experienced some of the largest price declines following the subprime bust...

Top 10 Cities by Median Price Change

Strong sales growth this spring whittled down inventories resulting in rising prices in a majority of markets. Of the 146 markets reporting data in the first quarter, 109 or 75% reported an increase in the median home price compared...