Category: Housing Market

How’s The Market in Park Slope

September 9th, 2011, No Comments

Here is the latest realtime real estate data for Park Slope and Windsor Terrace. It includes information about median price, inventory, days on market and price per square foot.

The market in Prospect Heights this week

July 22nd, 2011, No Comments

Here is the latest realtime real estate data for Prospect Heights as of 7/15. It includes information on median price, inventory, days on market and price per square foot

4Q Brooklyn Market Highlights out this morning

January 20th, 2011, No Comments

The Brooklyn housing market showed stability with a more normal mix of sales and the return of more typical seasonal patterns according to Prudential Douglas Elliman’s 4Q Brooklyn Market Report which was released today

11218: Kensington median single family home price falls slightly as DOM pass 105

December 13th, 2010, No Comments

Single family home prices in Kensington have slipped slightly in the last 90 days, but the real news is that it is taking almost a month longer to sell now than it did in the middle of September.

Need to find a home in Bay Ridge? We have the data for that

December 10th, 2010, No Comments

Looking for a home in Bay Ridge? Stay on top of the Bay Ridge market with my Realtime Real Estate Reports

Absorbed, Median Price for Co-Op Properties in BROOKLYN, NY 11215

November 11th, 2010, No Comments

  Looking at the state of coop sales in  Park Slope this week, we see that median price has declined a bit since the middle of the Summer on a 90 day rolling average. At the same time, absorption is down to about 6 units per week (on the same 90 day rolling average) compared […]

A look at price vs market action indicators in 11217

September 28th, 2010, No Comments

This chart indicates price trends in Fort Greene, brooklyn over the last 90 days

Capital Gains on home sales. Did the 500k exclusion fuel the bubble?

December 21st, 2008, No Comments

There is some talk that that the 500k Capital Gains exclusion for married couples helped to fuel the housing bubble by inflating the number of home sales over time. The exclusion was first suggested during the 1996 Presidential campaign  by Bill Clinton and went into law in 1997. A Federal Reserve economist is quoted in […]

Buyer Seller Balance. Is it Overboard?

December 11th, 2008, No Comments

For some time, the common wisdom has been that we are in a buyer's market.  In the initial stages, sellers did not agree, optimistically believing that everything would turn around "in the next few months" or "in the Spring". As Spring turned into Summer and Summer turned into the financial bloodletting that we call Fall, […]

Sales prices may not tell the whole story

November 21st, 2008, No Comments

At the end of October, I wrote a piece based upon the writing of Dan Green of The Mortgage Report Blog in which I noted that there was confluence of good housing news over the last few months that had gone largely un-reported. In that spirit, I looked to see what was really happening in […]

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