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NAR

Existing-Home Sales Climb 3.6% in December

National
Existing-home sales grew in December, bouncing back after a slight fall in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Although the Midwest saw sales decline, the other three major U.S. regions reported meaningful growth last month

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases December 2019 Statistics on Housing Market

National
Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its December 2019 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta.
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Decreased in December

National
Mortgage credit availability decreased in December according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
MBA

Forecast: Commercial/Multifamily Lending to Climb 9 Percent to $683 Billion in 2020

National
Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close a record $683 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2020, a 9 percent increase from 2019's anticipated record volume of $628 billion
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Descend 1.7% in November

National
Existing-home sales fell in November, taking a small step back after October’s gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Northeast and Midwest both reported growth last month, while the South and West saw sales decline.
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Increased $75.7 Billion in the Third Quarter of 2019

National
The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $75.7 billion (2.2 percent) in the third quarter of 2019, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA)

South Carolina Housing Market Remains Strong Throughout Holiday Season

National
South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its November 2019 market report. The report shows an increase in new listings and prices and a decrease in pending sales. New listings were up three percent to 8,014 compared to last year, while pending sales decreased four percent to 5,674.
NAHB

New Home Sales Trend Higher in November

National
Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 1.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 719,000 units in November, off a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing

Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Record $7.19 Trillion

National
Homeowners 62 and older saw their housing wealth grow by 0.3 percent or $24 billion in the third quarter to a record $7.19 trillion from Q2 2019, the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association reported today in its quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index.
NAHB

Single-Family Starts Increase in November

National
Total housing starts increased 3.2 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.37 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.
AGC

THREE OUT OF FOUR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS PLAN TO ADD WORKERS TO MEET STRONG DEMAND...

National
Contractors Expect Demand to Expand in Every Market Segment Next Year despite Signs of a Slowing Economy As They Increase Compensation and Adopt Productivity-Boosting Technologies

TEXAS NEW HOME MARKETS BRING BUILDERS A HOLIDAY GIFT

National
New home sales in Texas eked out a new record for 2019 in November, holding steady at or near record levels for average monthly new home sales in Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Austin and San Antonio

Recreational vs. Residential Property Markets Compared

National
According to a recent survey conducted by RE/MAX brokers, retirees were the main players in 91% of Canadian recreational property markets. This covers established recreational areas such as Comox Valley and Prince Edward County. More Canadian retirees and individuals nearing retirement are buying recreational properties further away from the cities to be used as retirement homes.

Recent Property Trends in 2019

National
2019 has been a good year for the property market, with many exciting innovations changing the way that houses are constructed now and in the new year. Additionally, issues such as climate change have led to significant changes within the sector, leaving the houses that are currently being built looking astonishingly different than they did in 2018, or will in 2020.
NAHB

Builder Confidence Ends Year Strong on Solid Economic Fundamentals

National
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to 76 in December off an upwardly revised November reading
SCR

Charleston South Carolina expected to outpace national real estate market averages through 2025

National
The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) recently identified 10 markets expected to outperform over the next three to five years. In alphabetical order, the markets are
MBA

November New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 27.1 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for November 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 27.1 percent compared from a year ago.

Why You Should List Your Property at Jackson Hole Real Estate

National
It’s almost the beginning of 2020, and many people are still asking whether or not they should list their properties on Jackson Hole real estate. It’s quite surprising to know that a lot of people are still reluctant to advertise their properties online, knowing how powerful social media is. Gone are the days when a lot of people only relied on print or broadcast media in advertising their properties.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 1,000 IN NOVEMBER AND 146,000 IN 12 MONTHS; SLOWING JOB...

National
Construction employment increased by 1,000 jobs in November and by 146,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, according to an analysis of new government data
NYC Luxury Real Estate Market

Essential Things You Should Know About the NYC Luxury Real Estate Market

National
The New York City Estate market caters to some of the wealthiest people in America and in the world. There is a ton of agents lining up to help rent and purchase the high-end apartments in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Recent NAR Press Releases

NAR

NAR Commends White House Efforts to Spur Housing Construction

NAR President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Trump administration on Thursday unveiled its replacement of the Obama-era regulation known as “Waters of the U.S.” At an event in Las Vegas, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler

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