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U S Home Prices To Keep Rising For Rest Of 2018 Forecast Says

U.S. Home Prices to Keep Rising for Rest of 2018, Forecast Says

The National Association of Realtors projects that U.S. home prices will increase by 4 percent in 2018. Between 2011 and 2017, home prices grew by more than...
Millennial Homebuyer Activity Climbs To Record High

Millennial Homebuyer Activity Climbs to Record High

For the fifth straight year, millennials are the most active U.S. homebuyers, accounting for 36 percent of sales. More than half of millennials bought a home...
Most Americans Aspire To Homeownership

Most Americans Aspire to Homeownership

About 80 percent of non-homeowners hope to eventually purchase property and think it is a crucial part of the American dream. Two-thirds of Americans say...
Silicon Valley Posts Nations Largest Annual Home Price Gain

Silicon Valley Posts Nation’s Largest Annual Home Price Gain

Home prices rose in 92 percent of U.S. metro areas in the third quarter, averaging 5.3 percent on an annual basis. San Jose and San Francisco were among...
U S Homeownership Rate Inches Up

U.S. Homeownership Rate Inches Up

The U.S. homeownership rate ended the third quarter at 63.9 percent, still less than its historic norm of 65 percent. The West has the nation’s...
Challenging Market Conditions Hold Back First Time Homebuyer Activity

Challenging Market Conditions Hold Back First-Time Homebuyer Activity

First-time homebuyers have been responsible for 34 percent of activity over the past year, down from 35 percent the previous year. More than 40 percent...
Bay Area Pending Home Sales Down For The 12th Consecutive Month

Bay Area Pending Home Sales Down for the 12th Consecutive Month

U.S. pending home sales dropped to their lowest level since January 2015 in September. California pending sales declined for the third straight month on...
Homebuyers Remain Upbeat Surveys Say

Homebuyers Remain Upbeat, Surveys Say

Two separate polls found that more than 70 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to buy a home. Sixty-four percent of homeowners think that...
Bay Area Pending Home Sales Nearing Year Long Slide

Bay Area Pending Home Sales Nearing Year-Long Slide

U.S. pending home sales dropped by 2.6 percent in August from one year ago. California pending home sales declined by 3.5 percent year over year. In the...
U S Home Prices Up Sales Down In August

U.S. Home Prices Up, Sales Down in August

The national median home sales price was $253,500 in August, marking the 66th straight month of annual appreciation. Inventory declined year over year...
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