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Found 9 blog entries tagged as "national association of realtors". - The good news for housing is that price gains next year are expected to be only about half as strong as in 2013, when sellers stayed on the sidelines. Yes, that's good news. "For a sustainable recovery you want to see more balance between buyers and sellers," says David Stiff, chief economist at CoreLogic Case-Shiller, which is forecasting a 6.8% rise in the median home value for 2014.

Inventory is already improving. Nationwide, the number of homes for sale in September rose 1.8% vs. a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors. That's the first increase since late 2011. In Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Orlando, inventory was 10% or higher than a year earlier. To read more of this article, click the link…
633 Views, 0 Comments - Home sales continued to climb in April, according to the latest reading on the housing recovery from an industry trade group.

The National Association of Realtors reported home sales edged up 0.6% to an annual pace of just under 5 million homes. Compared to a year ago, the pace of sales was up nearly 10%.

The pace of sales would have exceeded that level were it not for tight credit and insufficient houses for sale to meet rising demand, the group said.

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homebuyer_275The spring season tends to flood the housing market with buyers, and in markets with low inventory levels, the competition is stiff.

As home prices continue to recover and interest rates remain at near-record lows, some houses are receiving multiple offers and to win the bid, buyers need to stand out from the crowd. According to the National Association of Realtors, houses sold in 71 days in January, down from 99 days a year ago.

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598 Views, 0 Comments - Sales of previously owned homes reached an annual rate of nearly 5 million in February, the strongest pace in more than three years.

The report Thursday from the National Association of Realtors was the latest sign of a housing recovery that has become a major positive force for the economy.

The February rate of 4.98 million homes was up 10% from a year earlier, although it was only 1% higher than the revised January pace.

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628 Views, 0 Comments - The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday what home buyers in many parts of the United States have known for months: it’s becoming a seller’s market.

The number of homes listed for sale in January fell by 4.9%, leaving 1.74 million properties on the market. That’s the lowest since December of 1999, when there were 1.71 million homes on the market. By contrast, there were 2.91 million homes on the market two years ago at this time.

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susan_960Susan Byorth moved to Bozeman in 1983 and enjoys this beautiful, friendly and vibrant community with her family.  She draws on a twenty-year management career in environmental and science education from Montana State University, The University of Montana Western and the JASON Foundation for Education.  Susan’s experience in marketing, sales, partnership development, and project management translates into successful business transactions for her clients.  She is reliable, approachable and devoted to achieving efficient and positive results.  Susan is detail oriented and solution driven. Her business philosophy is to exceed clients' expectations and make each transaction a positive experience. Susan is active in many facets of the Bozeman community and…
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Prices for single-family homes climbed in almost 88 percent of U.S. cities in the fourth quarter as the housing recovery broadened.

The median sales price increased from a year earlier in 133 of 152 metropolitan areas measured, the National Association of Realtors said in a report today. In the third quarter, 120 areas had gains.

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522 Views, 0 Comments - Americans signed more contracts to purchase previously owned homes in July, a sign housing will keep strengthening in the second half.

The index of pending home resales climbed 2.4 percent, exceeding the 1 percent gain median forecast of 39 economists surveyed by Bloomberg, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed today in Washington. The gauge rose to 101.7, the highest since April 2010.

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548 Views, 0 Comments - Limited inventory may be boosting home prices, but buyer choices are stifled in an increasing number of markets, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported Thursday.

The association’s latest quarterly report showed that the median existing single-family home price increased during Q2 in 110 out of 147 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) compared to the same period in 2011. Of the remaining 37 MSAs, 34 posted price declines, and three remained unchanged.

The national median existing single-family home price was $181,500 in Q2, up 7.3 percent from the same time in 2011. This is the strongest year-over-year increase since the first quarter of 2006.

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