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Housing market sentiment hits a 5-year high: a good omen for sales?

A large-scale survey finds that attitudes towards the housing market are improving. But shrugging off the negative press of 2018 and achieving big gains in sales are two different things......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

U.S. home sales tumble as prices surge to record high

U.S home sales fell more than expected in June as a persistent shortage of properties pushed prices to a record high, indicating the housing market was struggling to regain speed since hitting a soft patch last year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2019

Sales of existing homes fell more than expected in June

U.S home sales fell more than expected in June as a persistent shortage of properties pushed prices to a record high, suggesting the housing market was struggling to regain its footing since hitting a soft patch last year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 23rd, 2019

U.S. home sales tumble as prices race to record high

U.S home sales fell more than expected in June as a persistent shortage of properties pushed prices to a record high, suggesting the housing market was struggling to regain speed since hitting a soft patch last year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2019

Profits Plunge As Home-Flipping Hits 9-Year-High

Luxury homes aren't the only section of the American housing market that's showing troubling signs of weakness. Increasingly, entrepreneurs who o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 8th, 2019

Home flipping rate hits 9-year high — and that could foretell troubles in the housing market

An uptick in home flipping activity could indicate that conditions in the housing market are worsening......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2019

Home flipping hits 9-year high — that could foretell trouble

An uptick in home flipping activity could indicate that conditions in the housing market are worsening......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2019

Market Crash Warning - The Trap Door Has Opened

I love reading about all the good news in the market. This past week, we saw U.S. jobless claims dip to 211,000, and they are now near half-century lows. We also saw U.S. consumer sentiment reach a 15-year high. So, what could go wrong? read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 27th, 2019

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits a 7-month high in May as housing market headwinds ease

A measure of industry sentiment among home builders jumped more than expected, in a possible sign that they may increase their building activity to meet housing market demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Economic Report: New-home sales rise in February to 11-month high: a ‘Goldilocks’ moment for housing?

Sales of newly-constructed homes were much higher in February, but earlier months’ data were marked down, leaving the housing market plodding just ahead of its year-ago pace......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 29th, 2019

The Washington-area housing market in 2018: A good year, not a great one

Prices rose modestly, but a limited inventory and slowdown in construction put a damper on sales......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 28th, 2019

A "self-fulfilling prophecy" is making the housing market more hellish for first-time buyers

Drew Angerer/Getty The share of Americans who think now is a good time to buy because home prices won't fall is at a record high, according to the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment survey. This is creating a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018

International buyers dropping out of the US housing market

An annual survey of U.S. home sales to international buyers saw a sharp drop in the last year. Realtors blame tight supply and high prices, but there may be a political component as well......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

International buyers dropping out of the US housing market

An annual survey of U.S. home sales to international buyers saw a sharp drop in the last year. Realtors blame tight supply and high prices, but there may be a political component as well......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

International buyers dropping out of the US housing market

An annual survey of U.S. home sales to international buyers saw a sharp drop in the last year. Realtors blame tight supply and high prices, but there may be a political component as well......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

Existing Home Sales Tumble As Home-Buying Sentiment Hits Lehman Lows

After June's dismal US housing data, hope was high for a rebound in July but it was crushed as existing home sales tumbled 0.7% MoM (against expectations of a 0.4% jump). This is the l.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 22nd, 2018

Housing snapshot: What $3M will get homebuyers in the Charlotte market (PHOTOS)

Charlotte's upper-high end residential real estate market has shown signs of strength so far this year. The number of closings and pending sales for homes priced on the market at $2.5 million and higher are up in the first eight months of the year, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2018

Housing sentiment tumbles to lowest in a year, as more say now is not a good time to buy

Rising mortgage rates and high home prices have fewer consumers thinking now is a good time to buy or sell a home. While consumers are bullish on the economy, fewer said they are not concerned about losing their job. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 7th, 2018

ABQ home sales hit 12-year high

Albuquerque's housing market continues its hot streak, hitting a 12-year high in October. Pending sales hit a 12-year high at the end of October, reports the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors, with both home sales and homes under contract .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits 3½ year low as housing crunch worsens

A measure of home builder sentiment touched its lowest in more than three years as housing market headwinds gathered steam, and the industry group that compiles the tracker blamed rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2018

"Cold, snowy, wet": Home Depot suffers as winter hits house makeovers

Home Depot Inc missed Wall Street forecasts for quarterly sales on Tuesday, as a snowy winter prevented many Americans from remodeling home exteriors in a housing market that is slowing on the back of high prices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2019