May 2019 Housing Affordability Index

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:01:25 +0000

At the national level, housing affordability is down from last month, but up from a year ago. Mortgage rates were down from last month at 4.11 percent this May, and down 7.7 percent compared to 4.71 percent a year ago.

https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/may-2019-housing-affordability-index

Homeownership Rate Trends in 2009-2017: Improving, but Wide Racial Disparities Exist

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:45:11 +0000

This post will look at the states that are seeing increases in homeownership, as well as look at homeownership rates among Black and African Americans, Asian and Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Whites and Caucasians by state.

https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/homeownership-rate-trends-in-2009-2017-improving-but-wide-racial-disparities-exist

May 2019 Home Sales

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 19:08:00 +0000

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discusses existing-home sales and pending home sales numbers for May.

https://www.nar.realtor/videos/may-2019-home-sales

Nearly 110,000 Fewer Construction Job Seekers than Openings as of May 2019

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:45:46 +0000

Job openings in construction in May 2019 outpaced the number of workers looking for construction jobs.

https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/nearly-110000-fewer-construction-job-seekers-than-openings-as-of-may-2019

June 2019 Housing Minute

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 16:56:39 +0000

Both pending and existing home sales rose on a month over month basis in May.

https://www.nar.realtor/housing-minute/june-2019-housing-minute

May 2019 Pending Home Sales

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:33:35 +0000

May’s pending home sales pace was up 1.1 percent last month but fell modestly at 0.7 percent from a year ago.

https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/may-2019-pending-home-sales

Pending Home Sales Bounce Back 1.1% in May

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:22:54 +0000

Three of the four major regions saw growth in contract activity, with the West experiencing a slight sales decline.

https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/pending-home-sales-bounce-back-1-1-in-may

Infographic: Foot Traffic for May 2019

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:48:45 +0000

The foot traffic index increased 2.7 points in May from April.

https://www.nar.realtor/foot-traffic/infographic-foot-traffic-for-may-2019

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: May 2019 Highlights

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:44:58 +0000

Eighty-two percent of respondents reported that home prices remained constant or rose in May 2019 compared to levels one year ago (88 percent in May 2018).

https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/realtors-confidence-index-survey-may-2019-highlights

May 2019 Existing-Home Sales

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 19:03:28 +0000

Housing market activity this May bounced back and rose 2.5% from April 2019, although May’s sales of existing homes fell 1.1% from May 2018.

https://www.nar.realtor/blogs/economists-outlook/may-2019-existing-home-sales

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