Residential Outlook Archive

REALTORS® Outlook in the Next Six Months, By State

In May 2015, REALTORS® were confident about the outlook in their local markets in the next six months, according to the May 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.[1] This report is based on the responses of 3,805 REALTORS®. Sustained job...

REALTORS® Upbeat About Outlook in Next 6 Months

Confidence about the residential real estate sales outlook for the next six months broadly improved in November 2014 as reported in the latest  REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.  An improving jobs market, the 30-year mortgage rate at approximately 4 percent,...

REALTORS®’ Outlook Upbeat for Next 6 Months

Confidence about the residential real estate sales outlook for the next six months broadly improved in November 2014:   REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, http://www.realtor.org/reports/realtors-confidence-index.  An improving jobs market, the 30-year mortgage rate at approximately 4 percent, and higher inventories of...

Housing Market Forecast

The housing market is beginning to roar back. Existing home sales have risen for two straight months after suffering declines since the summer months of last year. The pending contracts also show robust gains, implying home sales will further...

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...