Housing Starts Rise

Housing Starts Rise

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for March 2018.  Building Permits Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in March were at a...
Pending Home Sales Snap Back in February

Pending Home Sales Snap Back in February

Pending home sales snapped back in much of the country in February, but weakening affordability and not enough inventory on the market restricted overall activity compared to a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,...
National Home Prices Continue Their Rise

National Home Prices Continue Their Rise

Data released for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices for January 2018 shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months. The index reported a 6.2% annual gain in January, down from 6.3% in the previous month. The 10-City...
Existing Home Sales Slip in December

Existing Home Sales Slip in December

In December, existing-home sales slipped 3.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 million from a downwardly revised 5.78 million in November, but 2017 as a whole edged up 1.1 percent and ended up being the best year for sales in 11 years, according to...
The Benefits of Remodeling Your Home

The Benefits of Remodeling Your Home

Thinking of Remodeling your home? The benefits could not only mean an increase in the value of you home, but also an increased enjoyment in your home. According to the NAR Remodeling Impact Report, where Realtors and homeowners who completed remodeling projects were...