Redfin, Seattle, reported nationwide, 60.9% of home offers written by Redfin agents faced bidding wars in February, up from a revised rate of 59.3% in January, the 10th-straight month in which more than half of offers encountered competition.
The national median home price rose 14% year over year to $335,519 in November, according to Redfin, Seattle. And in many housing market hotspots, bidding wars persist for more than half of home sales.
Redfin, Seattle, said bidding wars eased up slightly in September, but more than half of properties saw competitive bids. A separate report from Zillow, Seattle, showed the most intense competition was for entry level homes.
Redfin, Seattle, reported just 9% of offers written by its agents on behalf of their home buying customers faced a bidding war nationwide in December, down from 12% a year earlier and setting another new 10-year low.
Redfin, Seattle said 10 percent of offers written by Redfin agents on behalf of their homebuying customers saw a bidding war in November, down from 29% a year earlier and hovering at the 10-year low for the fifth consecutive month.