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January 13, 2017 Posted by: Michael Hyman, Research Data Specialist

After moving up in four consecutive months at the national level, housing affordability is down 1.1 from last month and down from a year ago. Mortgage rates increased to 3.82 this November and current home shoppers may want to lock in at current rates before they rise again. Housing affordability declined from a year ago […]

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December 9, 2016 Posted by: Michael Hyman, Research Data Specialist

Every month NAR produces existing home sales, median sales prices and inventory figures. The reporting of this data is always based on homes sold the previous month and the data is explained in comparison to the same month a year ago. We also provide a perspective of the market relative to last month, adjusting for […]

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Posted by: Michael Hyman, Research Data Specialist

Every month NAR produces existing home sales, median sales prices and inventory figures. The reporting of this data is always based on homes sold the previous month and the data is explained in comparison to the same month a year ago. We also provide a perspective of the market relative to last month, adjusting for […]

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November 16, 2016 Posted by: George Ratiu, Director, Quantitative and Commercial Research

Commercial sales transactions span the price spectrum, but tend to be measured and reported based on size. Commercial real estate (CRE) deals at the higher end—$2.5 million and above—comprise a large share of investment sales. Smaller commercial transactions tend to be obscured given their size. However, these smaller properties provide the types of commercial space […]

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April 26, 2016 Posted by: Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics

Today, Case Shiller released their housing price index data for February 2016. Case Shiller data showed that house prices rose roughly 5 percent in all three indices since February 2015. The national index gained 5.3 percent, while the 10-city composite rose 4.6 percent and the 20-city composite rose 5.4 percent year over year. While the […]

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July 31, 2015 Posted by: George Ratiu, Director, Quantitative and Commercial Research

Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. In terms of inventory, commercial real estate markets are bifurcated, with the majority of buildings (81 percent) being relatively small (SCRE), while the bulk of commercial space (71 percent) is concentrated in […]

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