Homebuilders haven't been this confident about sales, future sales, and buyer traffic since June 2006, which is right before the housing crisis took hold, a new index shows.
Existing-home sales continued to improve in September and the national median price rose on a year-over-year basis for the sixth straight month, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
Realtor.com data indicates that the housing recovery, which began a year ago in Florida and has since spread to the West, is gaining more traction. Find out which markets have seen the largest increase in list prices.
Survey findings and an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance show that a return to safe and sound lending standards would boost home sales and add jobs.
More metro areas have seen an uptick in housing permits, employment, and home prices in the last six consecutive months, according to an improving markets index.
The recent Existing Home Sales release published showed a 5th consecutive month of home prices higher than a year ago. What does this mean for affordability? The answer may surprise you.
Several housing indicators in recent months are all revealing something that buyers and sellers can no longer deny: Home prices are rising in most markets.
The rebounding market has economists predicting that housing will likely add to economic growth this year for the first time in seven years.
The typical amount of time it takes to sell a home is shrinking, and for traditional sellers is now in the range of historic norms for a balanced market.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about pending home sales in July, 2012, which rose to the highest level in over two years and remain well above year-ago levels.