Buyers' Perceptions of Housing Inventory Deteriorate
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:27:09 GMT
64% expect that finding the right home will be harder or not change much, up from 54% in the last quarter of 2020.
Homeowner Vacancies Decline in Q2
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:26:37 GMT
According to the Census Bureau, national vacancy rates in the second quarter 2021 were 6.2 percent for rental housing and 0.9 percent for homeowner housing.
Home Prices Increased In May
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:26:00 GMT
Case-Shiller reported a 16.6% annual gain in May, up from 14.8% in the previous month.
Foreign Investment in U.S. Homes Fall
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:25:29 GMT
Foreign buyers purchased $54.4 billion worth of U.S. existing homes from April 2020 through March 2021, a 27% decrease from the previous 12-month period and the fourth consecutive annual decline in foreign investment.
Why Other Countries Envy The US MLS System
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:24:37 GMT
MLS system exposes home listings to the largest number of potential buyers with an offer of compensation to any successful buyers' agent.
New Home Sales Disappoint
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:37:23 GMT
Sales of new single-family houses in June 2021 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000. This is 6.6 percent below the revised May rate of 724,000 and is 19.4 percent below the June 2020 estimate of 839,000.