Stories tagged: National Association of Realtors
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Home prices in two-thirds of U.S. cities have hit record highs
Fourth-quart prices for single-family homes, which climbed 5.3 percent from a year earlier nationally, reached a peak in 64 percent of metropolitan areas measured, the National Association of Realtors.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
U.S. pending home sales surged 3.5 percent in October
More people signed contracts in October to buy homes, ending three straight months of declines.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Average 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.03 percent
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the first time in five weeks. The benchmark 30-year rate pushed back above the key threshold of 4 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade
Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Existing home sales fell in December as supplies at 17-year low
Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Pending existing-home sales fall on higher mortgage rates
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly decreased in November on a sudden pickup in mortgage rates and limited inventory, according to figures released Wednesday from the National Association …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
Chinese buyers driving up real estate values in cities such as Seattle
For the fourth year in a row, buyers from China ranked first among foreign nationals purchasing property in the United States, according to a survey by the National Association of …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Pending home sales hit highest level since 2006
Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
U.S. pending home sales decline in January
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in January, as the recent hot streak appears to have been curbed by a shortage of properties for sale and colder weather.
Wed., Aug. 25, 2010
Local market suffers slowdown as potential buyers remain wary
Economic and political unknowns are slowing Spokane home sales much as they have in the rest of the United States, the president-elect of the Spokane Association of Realtors said Tuesday. …
Tue., Aug. 10, 2010
Home sales off sharply in Spokane County in July
Spokane County home sales tumbled in July, but prices slipped only slightly from year-ago levels, according to the Spokane Association of Realtors. A total of 347 homes sold during the …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009
Preowned-home sales climb in West thanks to discounts
Deep discounts on foreclosed homes helped power sales of preowned homes in the Western U.S. in December, with metro areas in California, Nevada and Arizona leading the way, according to …