Category: Housing Analysis

Pending Home Sales Rise For 3rd Straight Month

July 29th, 2011, No Comments

Buyers are writing contracts at a furious pace nationwide. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, the Pending Home Sales Index rose 2 percent last month to reach its highest level since March.

Housing Starts Surge 9 Percent; Signal A Strong Fall Season

July 20th, 2011, No Comments

Builders are busy once again. According to the Census Bureau, Single-Family Housing Starts rose to 453,000 on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis in June — a 9 percent spike from the month prior and the highest reading in 3 seasons.

The 2Q Brooklyn Market Report Is Released This Morning

July 14th, 2011, No Comments

The Prudential Douglas Elliman 2Q 2011 Brooklyn Market Report was released today. It is created in conjunction with Miller Samuels, NYC premier appraisal and valuation firm to provide accurate, neutral data.

Pending Home Sales Unexpectedly Spike In May

June 30th, 2011, No Comments

According to data from the National Association of REALTORS, the Pending Home Sales Index smashed analyst expectations, jumping 8 percent on a monthly basis in May.

Home Values Climb 0.8 Percent In April

June 29th, 2011, No Comments

Maybe homes are holding value better than we thought.

New Home Sales Increase For The Second Straight Month

May 25th, 2011, No Comments

Sales of newly-built homes surprised Wall Street, jumping 7 percent to an seasonally-adjusted, annualized 323,000 units last month.

Home Builders Seeing More Sales Today; Fewer Sales Tomorrow

May 17th, 2011, No Comments

Home builder confidence can’t shake its range, according to the National Association of Home Builders. The group’s monthly Housing Market Index put May’s builder confidence reading at a level of 16.

Foreclosure Filings Fall To 40-Month Low

May 12th, 2011, No Comments

Based on data from foreclosure-tracking firm RealtyTrac, foreclosure filings nationwide fell below 220,000 in April 2011, a 9 percent decrease from March and the lowest total in 40 months.

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