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New-Home Sales Dip, Builders Still Upbeat

New-home sales fell 1.6 percent in November, despite home builders remaining optimistic that the sector is taking a turn for the better. It was the second consecutive month that...

Job Market Gains Likely to Lead to More Sales

With the uptick in employment, you can expect more home sales and increased commercial leasing activity next year, according to a recent post on the National Association of REALTORS®...

Housing Is Missing 700K in Sales

A drop in single-family home sales – both new-homes and existing-homes – over the past few years equates to a real estate market that is at least 700,000 shy in annual home sales,...

Luxury Market Takes Larger Chunk of Sales

The share of home sales in the $200,000-and-below price range is down 9 percent from a year ago, while those above $200,000 have increased 10 percent in the same time period, according...

New-Home Sales Surge to 6-Year High

Sales of new single-family homes soared 18 percent in August, as greater confidence in the recovery swept across the housing industry, despite news that homebuilding tumbled 14...

Home Sales Struggle, but Improvement Seen

Two years into the economic recovery, residential home sales are struggling. But because of demographic and other trends, long-term growth prospects remain good, NAR Chief Economist...

Tight Credit Continues to Plague New-Home Sales

Sales of newly built single-family homes plunged 14.5 percent in March, dipping to the lowest level in eight months and marking another sign of a sluggish start to the spring-selling...

No Spring Slowdown for New-Home Sales?

Single-family new-home sales surged in January to a five-and-a-half-year high, giving the industry new hope that the new-home sector isn’t heading for a slowdown this spring...