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Existing Home Sales Jump in January

Following a cycle low in December, existing home sales rose to a 5-month high to start the year, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices, marking the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year median sales price increase. It is also the first time in 14 months that… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales End 2023 at the Lowest Level Since 1995

Existing home sales slipped in December, ending 2023 at the lowest level since 1995, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). In 2023, the decline was largely attributed to worsening housing affordability and persistently low supply, exacerbated by higher interest rates. Low inventory, along with strong demand, drove the median home price to a record high of $389,800 in… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Slide to a New 13-Year Low Amid High Mortgage Rates

Existing home sales in October fell to the lowest level since August 2010, as limited inventory and higher mortgage rates continued to weigh on homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices, marking the fourth consecutive month of year-over-year median sales price increase. However, recent declines… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Plunge to 13-Year Low as Mortgage Rates Surge

Existing home sales in September fell to lowest level since October 2010 as limited inventory and higher mortgage rates continued to weigh on homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices, marking the third consecutive month of year-over-year median sales price increase. A resurgence of mortgage… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Hit 7-Month Low as Prices Keep Rising

Existing home sales in August remained at the lowest level since January as limited inventory and higher mortgage rates continued to weigh on homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices, marking the third consecutive month where the median sales prices exceeded $400,000. A resurgence of… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Slide to 6-Month Low

Existing home sales in July fell to the lowest level since January as limited inventory and higher mortgage rates continued to weight on homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Low resale inventory and strong demand continued to drive up existing home prices, marking the first year-over-year price increase since January. Total existing home sales, including single-family homes,… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Down Again Amid Limited Inventory

Existing home sales in June fell to the lowest level since January as limited inventory and fluctuating mortgage rates continued to weight on homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Low resale inventory and strong demand pushed existing home prices to the highest level in a year and contributed to the recent increases in new home sales. Total… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Up Slightly in May

After two consecutive monthly declines, existing home sales saw a modest increase in May as mortgage rates were relatively steady in April, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). However, elevated mortgage rates and limited inventory continued to weight on homebuyers. Low resale inventory and strong demand have contributed to the recent increases in new home sales. Total existing… Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Retreat Amid Mortgage Rate Volatility

Existing home sales fell to three-month low in April as limited inventory and fluctuating mortgage rates continued to weight on homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). With inflation continuing to ease and rent growth expected to slow, existing home sales will rebound, despite the recent declines. Total existing home sales, including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops,… Read More ›