Florida Realtors offers the most comprehensive statistics available on the Florida housing market. You’ll find current and historical reports featuring monthly, quarterly and annual data for single family, condo/townhome and manufactured home sales.

Housing inventory to increase in 2018 according to a Housingwire article that cites a Realtor.com report.. Wow if new home builds and sales increase that should be good for lenders but not so good for real estate agents because the bigger home builders incentivize or even strong arm buyers.

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In the housing economics field, experts are predicting major shifts moving into 2018, including an ease in the housing inventory shortage. The latest report from realtor.com shows the market will.

First-time homebuyers are too few in number to absorb inventory overhang The change in inventory is measured by looking at the difference in the number of homes listed for sale on Zillow across the country from Sept. 30, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012.. While first-time home buyers often don’t even get a chance to make an offer;. Shadow Inventory Dropping Too.

This speedometer reflects the state of the region’s real estate market using housing inventory, price gains, home sales, interest rates, and larger economic factors. I am continuing to move the needle toward buyers as price growth moderates and listing inventory continues to rise.

Obama Housing Scorecard: Foreclosure starts reach 8-year low Data in the January Housing Scorecard underscore fragility as the overall outlook remains mixed. Inventories of existing homes for sale and the overhang of homes held off market improved over the last two quarters and foreclosure starts continued to fall in December.

February’s price increase marks the 84 th straight month of year-over-year gains. Total housing inventory 3 at the end of February increased to 1.63 million, up from 1.59 million existing homes available for sale in January, a 3.2 percent increase from 1.58 million a year ago. Unsold inventory is at a 3.5-month supply at the current sales pace.

Single-family homes spent less time on the market. AUSTIN, TX-The Austin housing market continues to show increased demand, with double-digit percent increases in sales in March 2018 according to the Austin Board of REALTORS (ABoR). The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) experienced a 10.5 percent increase in sales compared to the same time last year, the March 2018.

Housing inventory in Texas also increased 0.4 months from 2018-Q1 to 3.6 months of inventory. According to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, a market balanced between supply and demand has between 6.0 and 6.5 months of inventory. Chairman Bates concluded, "We’re encouraged by the increase of housing inventory statewide.

Lower rates provided some real estate market support in the first quarter of 2019. Whether the rate drop was caused by recession fears or the market realizing that the Fed won’t raise again this year, we don’t know. The charts show that it provided needed support to the residential real estate market.

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