REALTOR® Confidence Index Archive

REALTORS® Expect Modest Price Growth in Next 12 Months

REALTORS® expect home prices to increase modestly in the next 12 months, with the median expected price increase at 3.4 percent [1]. The expected price change is modest compared to the strong price growth in 2012-2013. Local conditions vary,...

REALTORS® Confidence: Positive but Moderate in July 2014

REALTORS® who view the single family housing market as “strong” still outnumber those who see the market as “weak”, according to data from the July REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. In the single family market, the REALTORS® Confidence Index –...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: July 2014 Highlights

In July, REALTORS® continued to hold a modest assessment about the existing home sales market. REALTORS® reported an inventory uptick in some areas (in CA, FL, ME, MI, IN, ID, and VA), but in many areas supply remained tight...

Sales for Investment Purposes: 16 Percent of Sales

Approximately 16 percent of REALTOR® respondents reported that their last sale was for investment purposes (same as in May), according to the June 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index. Since January of this year, the share of sales for investment purposes...

68% of REALTORS® Continue to Report Rising Prices

Home prices are still broadly rising. Approximately 68 percent percent of REALTOR® respondents reported that the price of their “average home transaction” is higher today compared to a year ago (same as in May), according to data from the...