Wealthy home owners who were trying to beat the fiscal cliff helped send luxury home sales soaring at the end of 2012.
NAR and Google have released a joint report that examines the connection between consumer Internet use and online home search and shopping patterns. The study leverages NAR's custom research and Google's proprietary and third-party research.
Based on responses to the November 2012 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, all states are expected to see home price increases in the next 12 months.
Pending home sales increased in November for the third straight month and reached the highest level in two-and-a-half years.
Pending home sales increased in November for the third straight month and reached the highest level in two-and-a-half years, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
U.S. home prices in October were up 4.3 percent from a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index.
NAR is working on developing a national index to measure the number of visits to houses for sale from prospective buyers.
Uncertainties over the looming fiscal cliff are restraining consumer and business confidence, but the housing market is staying resilient, Fannie Mae researchers report.
Existing-home sales and home prices continued to rise in November, producing the ninth consecutive monthly year-over-year price gain. Low inventory is responsible for the rising prices.
Existing-home sales continued to improve in November with low inventory supply pressuring home prices, according to the National Association of Realtors®.