Monthly Archives: July 2012

Shrinking Supply Of Homes For Sale

Shrinking supply of homes for sale has upended market dynamics By Kenneth R. Harney July 22, 2012 WASHINGTON — Though many home shoppers who assume they are still in a buyer’s market find it hard to believe, one of the … Continue reading

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10 Lessons To Learn As The Market Recovers

Ten lessons to learn as the market recovers: by Ron Phipps, 2012 Immediate Past President, NAR Headlines abound: The Housing Bust is over… In June, a survey of economists concluded that housing has hit bottom.  Realtors®, homeowners and renters, Americans, … Continue reading

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Low Mortgages Stir Housing Market

Record Low Mortgage Rates Helping To Stir The Housing Market MCLEAN, Va., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgages rates continuing their streak of … Continue reading

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Pending Homes Sales

Pending Home Sales Slip in June, Remain Above a Year Ago WASHINGTON (July 26, 2012) – Pending home sales declined in June but marked 14 consecutive months of year-over-year gains, according to the National Association of Realtors®

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Housing – First Annual Increase in 5 Years

Housing Market Turns Corner; U.S. Home Values Post First Annual Increase In Nearly Five Years Stan Humphries By Zillow, July 23, 2012. Zillow’s second quarter Real Estate Market Reports, released today, show home values increased 2.1% from the first to … Continue reading

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Green-certified homes sell for more

Green-certified homes sell for 9% more, study in California finds By Kenneth R. Harney July 22, 2012 WASHINGTON — It has been a controversial question in the home real estate market for years: Is there extra green when you buy … Continue reading

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Record Low Mtg Rates Stir Housing Market

Record Low Mortgage Rates Helping To Stir The Housing Market MCLEAN, Va., July 19, 2012  /PRNewswire/ — Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey®(PMMS®), showing the average 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgage hitting … Continue reading

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California Home Sales

California June Home Sales July 18, 2012 – An estimated 41,027 new and resale houses and condos sold statewide last month. That was down 1.8 percent from 41,790 sales in May, and up 5.3 percent from 38,975 sales in June … Continue reading

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Homes sales rise, supply tight

June Existing-Home Prices Rise Again, Sales Down with Constrained Supply WASHINGTON (July 19, 2012) – Existing-home prices continued to show gains but sales fell in June with tight supplies of affordable homes limiting first-time buyers, according to the National Association … Continue reading

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Homes Sales Up From a Year Ago

Southland Home Sales Up From Year Ago; Median Price Climbs to $300K July 17, 2012 La Jolla, CA—The number of homes sold in Southern California rose above a year earlier for the sixth month in a row in June, the … Continue reading

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