Pending home sales rose in all regions in January, and have been above year-ago levels for the past 21 months.
Major commercial real estate sectors continue to improve, albeit slowly, with gradual economic improvement and job creation driving absorption of space.
Sales rose in every region but the West, which is the region most constrained by limited inventory.
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In 2012 Q4, national home prices showed the strongest year-over-year increase in seven years, according to the latest quarterly report.
Frustrated by continued uncertainty, a sluggish recovery, and a challenging investment environment, commercial investors generally appear eager to put the past behind them and adjust to the new normal.
Homeowners looking for the most return on their investment when it comes to remodeling should consider exterior replacement projects. According to the 2013 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report, Realtors® rated exterior projects among the most valuable home improvement projects.
Pending home sales declined in December but have stayed above year-ago levels for 20 consecutive months.
Existing-home sales eased in December but are well above a year ago, while limited inventory maintained the upward momentum in home prices, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Total sales in 2012 were the highest in five years, while the annual price rose the most since 2005.
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