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Home Prices Continue Rising, Sales Steady Around the Country

Home sales continue to seesaw—while levels increased from the previous year, they dipped from previous month. Following historic seasonal trends, October home sales edged 2.8 percent lower than September, but still pushed 2.2 percent higher than sales in October 2012. Median home prices were 11.9 percent above prices seen last October. Home sales have experienced […]

Market update, November 15, 2013

For the third month in a row, the median home price across Southern California has stayed flat at $382,000. There are multiple factors that are resulting in the current stall: higher mortgage rates, skyrocketing prices, an expanding supply of homes and investors pulling back after swarming the market. This cooling has suppressed the fear of […]

Rising prices will bring more sellers into the market

The spring home buying season has kicked off with housing inventories in many markets at post-housing bust lows, creating a feeding frenzy that can make buyer’s agents’ lives as wild as unmowed lawns. Agents are trying everything to get to the closing table, from writing letters to potential sellers and reaching out to past leads […]

Rising prices helped lift 1.7 million homes above water in 2012

Rising prices helped lift 1.7 million homes above water in 2012, including 200,000 in the final three months of the year, according to a report released today by real estate data and technology firm CoreLogic. An estimated 10.4 million homes remained underwater as of Dec. 31 — about one in five (21.5 percent) of all homes with […]

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