Pending home sales dip as “seesaw” market continues

Housing Wire

Following a robust May, pending home sales declined in June. The overall pending home sales index fell 1.9% The volume of existing-home sales in 2001 was within the range of 5 to 5.5 Regionally, pending home sales in the Northeast increased 0.5%

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Existing home sales data: A bad sign for housing market?

Housing Wire

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales for April’s housing market came in at 5,8500,000. This was a miss from estimates and the third straight month of declines in sales. This sales trend looks very normal to me.

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Existing home sales: Unhealthy housing market continues

Housing Wire

Almost three months ago, I wrote that based on the year-over-year growth in purchase applications, the housing market should have a few existing home sales under 5,840,000. We ended 2020 with 5,640,000 existing home sales which was only roughly 130,000 more than 2017 levels.”

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Positive revisions boost new home sales report

Housing Wire

In Tuesday’s new home sales report from the Census Bureau , monthly supply hit recent highs at 6.2 I focus on the monthly supply as being the most critical data for the new-home market. The new home sales market is a small but essential part of the overall market and the economy.

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2021 housing market forecast: What will fuel home sales?

Housing Wire

We already saw much of this movement in 2020, as home sales surged over 20% this fall, but many homeowners were nervous about listing during the pandemic and will be ready to sell in droves next year. This will send home sales to highs not seen since before the Great Recession of 2008.

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Home sales beat estimates: no housing crash in sight

Housing Wire

million home sales for July, which was an excellent beat of estimates and a dagger into the hearts of the 2021 housing crash crew. Both together make it very difficult for an epic housing crash in sales to happen, especially when the years 2008-2019 had the weakest housing recovery ever.

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Low inventory stifles April’s pending home sales

Housing Wire

Like new and existing sales, pending home sales felt the strain of exhausted home inventory in April ? Against a pandemic landscape from last April, however, pending home sales signings are 51.7% The upper-end market is still moving sharply as inventory is more plentiful there.”.

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Home sale prices reach record highs — again

Housing Wire

The effects of low housing inventory continue to cause significant ripples in the housing market, as a recent Redfin report shows home sale prices across the country have reached an average of $344,625 — an all-time high, and an 18% increase year over year.

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Building material prices take their toll on new home sales

Housing Wire

Record-high building material prices and a continued lack of labor brought down new home sales in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 863,000 ? April’s new home sales are nearly double that of April 2020’s estimate of 582,000. months at the current sales rate.

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Existing home sales dip downwards for fourth month

Housing Wire

Existing home sales fell for the fourth consecutive month in May, down.9% According to the NAR, despite existing home sales falling, activity is slowly approaching pre-pandemic levels. Regionally, only the Midwest experienced higher existing home sales from the month prior.

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New home sales juggernaut continues

Housing Wire

Sales of new homes rose to an annualized rate of 999,000 in October – 0.3% With October’s data in, new home sales have had the strongest three-month stretch since mid-2006, with each month falling just short of 1 million. months at the current sales rate.

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New home sales fall to lowest pace in a year

Housing Wire

Sales of newly built , single-family homes fell to the lowest pace in a year, down 5.9% Regionally, new home sales rose in two of the four regions in May. Sales grew 33% in the Northeast, 6.7% Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, new home sales are still 9.2%

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Red-hot US housing market begins to cool

Housing Wire

Though the demand for homes remained strong across the United States in August, there are clear signs that the housing market is past its peak. Why today’s housing market makes speed and agility crucial for lenders.

Existing home sales are still too hot

Housing Wire

The National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales for January were at 6,669,000, which beat estimates. The median sales price also jumped 14.1% We should all be jumping for joy as the bond market shows the American bears that America is back.

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Millennials are driving US home sales

Housing Wire

Existing home sales rose for the second consecutive month , as January saw a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 6.69 Sales easily could have been even 20% higher if there had been more inventory and more choices,” Yun said. Yun predicts existing-home sales will reach at least 6.5

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New home sales battled scorching prices in April

Housing Wire

Adjusting to seasonal effects, MBA estimates that new home sales in April rebounded from a two-month slump, increasing 8 percent to an annualized pace of 770,000 units,” said Joel Kan, MBA’s associate vice president of economic and industry forecasting.

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Pending home sales crush hopes of forbearance crash bros

Housing Wire

The most recent pending home sales report that soundly beat estimates after a downtrend in the previous months caused some serious head-scratching. Pending home sales were up a healthy 8% from April and just over 13% compared to the same month last year.

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Are we back to a normal housing market?

Housing Wire

In the last few months in my articles for HousingWire, I have written that monthly supply has been rising and that this increasing supply was the most critical metric for the housing market, specifically the new home sales market. The post Are we back to a normal housing market?

Existing home sales data: Look at year-over-year growth

Housing Wire

According to The National Association of Realtors, February’s existing home sales missed estimates , coming in at 6.2 Because February 2020 sales were strong, the year-over-year growth in sales for February 2021 is impressive at 9.1%.

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New home sales plunge 18.2%, but demand stays strong

Housing Wire

After a near decade high in January, new home sales for single-family houses plummeted 18.2% However, continued demand by homebuyers did manage to push new home sales 8.2% As for the West, new sales dropped 9.3% months at the current sales rate.

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Pending home sales rebound in March

Housing Wire

The National Association of Realtors released encouraging news Thursday about the future of the housing market. The trade group reported that pending home sales – that is homes where a buyer signed a contract, but the sale has not closed – rose 1.9 % index points to 111.3

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Existing home sales fall for third month in April

Housing Wire

April’s existing home sales painted a familiar picture of a market still grappling with low supply as sales dropped for the third month in a row, down 2.7% “Last month, existing home sales recorded their best bottom line in any April since 2006,” Speakman said.

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Why new home sales are finally moderating

Housing Wire

But, we hadn’t seen that moderation in any meaningful way until today’s new home sales data. The new home sales marketplace has been showing abnormally fast growth for the last several months. Exponential growth in any housing market data will eventually moderate.

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Existing home sales surge 9.4% in September

Housing Wire

Sales of existing homes took off in September, jumping 9.4% Compared to a year ago, sales are up 20.9%. Unsold inventory measured as a “months supply” number that gauges how long it would take to sell all the homes if nothing else came on the market, was 2.7

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The best new home sales report ever

Housing Wire

Only then would we see enough demand from the new home sales market to warrant that much construction. This hasn’t happened yet, but the recent hew home sales report indicates we are getting there. months at the current sales rate.” Now, new home sales are 41.5%

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Wow — 6 million existing home sales! However, context is key with 2020 housing market data

Housing Wire

housing market and compare those to where we are today — in the middle of one of the most epic years in our country’s history, due to COVID-19. No doubt about it, the COVID crisis has taken some juice out of the 2020 housing market. million total home sales by the end of the year.

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New home sales trigger concern over lumber prices

Housing Wire

Today the Census Bureau reported 863,000 new home sales in April 2021. From Census : “Sales of new single?family The difference in the two reports is not surprising; new home sales tend to fluctuate wildly month to month on both the positive and the negative.

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Pending home sales continue to slip as 2021 approaches

Housing Wire

pending home sales slid for the third consecutive month in November, dropping 2.6% “It is important to keep in mind that the current sales and prices are far stronger than a year ago.” New home sales and existing home sales both also ticked down last month.

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Pending home sales reach highest May mark in 16 years

Housing Wire

Pending home sales reached its highest mark for the month of May since 2005, up 8% from the previous month of April as low inventory continues driving buyers to snatch up available real estate. regions reported month-over-month and year-over-year home sale gains, per a release from the NAR.

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Insatiable demand drives July pending home sales up 15% annually

Housing Wire

pending home sales rose 5.9% We are witnessing a true V-shaped sales recovery as homebuyers continue their strong return to the housing market,” said Yun. All four regions of the country also saw month-over-month and year-over-year gains in pending home sales.

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Experts optimistic about home sales in 2021

Housing Wire

pending home sales dipped to the tune of 0.3% Realtor.com’s Housing Market Recovery Index showed significant contract growth, specifically in Portland, Las Vegas, Denver, Los Angeles, and Boston. With rates remaining low, existing-homes sales are likely to reach 6.49

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Is housing market demand starting to weaken?

Housing Wire

Nearly 50% of homes sold for more than their list price during the four weeks ending May 16, but there are signs that housing market demand may be reaching its peak, according to a recent study from Redfin. Homes in May are also on the market for an average of only 17 days.

Home sales are beginning to stall as buyers hit their limit

Housing Wire

Home sales fell 1.2% The national median home-sale price hit a record high of $386,888, up 25% year over year, but a slight decline from the record of 26% in May. “In June we entered a new phase of the housing market,” Fairweather said.

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Sales of luxury homes skyrocket in first quarter

Housing Wire

Sales of luxury homes rose 41.6% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2021, crushing sales of affordable homes (7% increase) and mid-priced homes (5.9%), per a recent report from Redfin. When looking at the largest markets in the U.S.,

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