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A $1,000 Increase in Home Prices Keeps More than 200,000 Households Out of the...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Each $1,000 increase in the cost of a new median-priced home price forces 206,000 prospective buyers out of the marketplace, according to a new study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

February Home Prices Up 13%, Sales Up 2% in Redfin Real-Time Home Price Tracker

Seattle - March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Technology-powered real estate broker Redfin (www.redfin.com) today released its Real-Time Home Price Tracker for February 2013, showing home prices increasing 13.2 percent year over year across 19 major U.S. markets. Inventory continued its downward trajectory, falling 31.8 percent from February 2012. Meanwhile, home-selling velocity was on the rise with more than one-third of homes going under contract within 14 days of their debut. Here are the key metrics

NJAR Statement on 4Q Home Prices

Edison, NJ - February 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Reacting to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®' (NAR) 2012 Fourth Quarter Metropolitan Area Home Prices report, New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR®) Chief Executive Officer Jarrod C. Grasso today issued the following statement

Home Prices and Pending Sales Post Double-Digit Increases in October

November 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- It's been a giant year for the housing market. As we round out the remaining two months of the year, let's recap. Most markets shed listings, resulting from strong sales and sluggish seller activity. There has be...

Home Prices Rise in Georgia for Fourth Month in a Row

August 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the month of the 30th Olympiad, housing medaled in several arenas. A few short years ago, housing was considered a headwind to economic recovery. Today, housing is seen as a tailwind to a stalling economy. F...

Higher home prices reduce California housing affordability in second quarter 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Higher home prices offset record-low interest rates and lowered housing affordability in California in the second quarter of 2012, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today

Second Quarter Metro Area Home Prices Rise, Limited Inventory Capping Sales

WASHINGTON, DC - August 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Median existing single-family home prices are rising in more metropolitan areas, but a lack of inventory – notably in lower price ranges – is limiting buyer choices in an increasing number of markets around the country, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®.

C.A.R. reports California’s housing market continued to improve in June

LOS ANGELES, CA - July 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- California’s housing market continued to show signs of improvement in June, as home sales experienced solid gains annually and home prices reached their highest level since August 2010, the CALIFO...

Home Prices Rising in Hardest Hit Cities

Destin, FL - April 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Driven by near record low mortgage rates and lower prices, home values are finally rising in the hardest hit cities in the U.S. housing mess, according to a new Housing Predictor report.

More Homeowners Will Walk from Mortgages

Destin, FL - March 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Five years into the housing downturn, a larger number of homeowners with mortgages say they will walk away from their homes if their property values continue to drop, according to a new Housing Predictor opinion poll.

Poll Shows Home Prices Won’t Improve

Destin, FL - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new opinion poll shows that Americans feel home prices won’t improve in the next five years enough to pull millions of underwater homeowners out from being upside down on their mortgages.

Home Prices Will Not Hit Old Highs Again

Destin, FL - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home prices won’t hit the stratospheric highs they did during the real estate boom again, according to a just released opinion poll. There’s too much going against them, including financial reform with Dodd-Frank in Congress, new banking guidelines and red-tape to allow that to happen, respondents to the survey figured.

Home Prices in 17 States to Rise in 2011

Destin, FL - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing markets in 17 states are forecast to see home prices go higher in 2011, according to Housing Predictor analysts

Homeowners Say They’ll Walk from Mortgages

Destin, FL - January 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Almost half of U.S. homeowners say they’ll walk away from their mortgages if home prices continue to fall. That’s according to a new survey conducted by online real estate forecasting firm Housing Predictor.

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Dan Riley JVDirectorChair

National Broker Portal Names New Board Member, Chair

The Board of Managers of the National Broker Portal, a joint venture between Broker Public Portal (BPP) and Homesnap, today announced Daniel J. Riley, Esq., of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has joined its Board and become its Chairman. Riley is Executive Vice President of Administration at Howard Hanna, ranked as the third largest real estate firm in the U.S. by REAL Trends

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Abode Communities

Affordable Housing Developers Welcome Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilman Joe Buscaino

Abode Communities and Mercy Housing California, together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), will celebrate the grand opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar, 176 service-enhanced affordable family homes in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles.