Existing Home Sales Fall to Near 2-Year Low

Existing home sales fell for the third straight month, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday, to their lowest level since June 2020.

March New Home Sales Stumble

New home sales took a tumble in March, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, hamstrung by the usual suspects: rising interest rates; inadequate inventories and rapidly increasing home prices.

March Existing Home Sales Drop Nearly 3%

Existing home sales fell for the second straight month in March, the National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday, as buying conditions worsened from inadequate housing supply, elevated home prices and rising mortgage interest rates.

February Existing Home Sales Drop 7.2%

Existing home sales continued their yo-yo pattern, falling by 7.2 percent in February amid a stifling lack of inventory, the National Association of Realtors reported Friday.

Housing Starts Give Spring Home Buying Season Early Momentum

These days, is there really a spring home buying season? Especially when every month feels like buyers are knocking down every available door? Even, so, the New Residential Construction report from HUD and the Census Bureau portends what could be an even busier period for the housing market.

Home Prices Finish Year at Highest Rate of Increase in 34 Years

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes finished 2021 with the single-highest rate of increase in 34 years of data-keeping. In a separate report, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said 2021 home prices rose by 17.5 percent.

Existing Home Sales Fire Up as Rates Rise

Ahead of rapidly rising interest rates and a dearth of new housing, the National Association of Realtors on Friday said January existing home sales jumped by nearly 7 percent from December.