Current Market Data
“One year into the coronavirus pandemic, it’s clearer than ever that this event did not dampen the enthusiasm for homeownership at all.” — MORe CEO John Gormley
As the economy slowly recovers from the early days of the pandemic, the share of loans in forbearance dropped for the seventh consecutive week, signifying a 40-basis-point decrease in the last two weeks.
Rent rates nationwide have been decreasing since the onset of the pandemic, but new data shows that in some cities, this could be changing in the near future.
With the lowest level of inventory in nearly 40 years, the 2021 spring market has homebuyers facing a level of competition not seen in a generation.
The median sales price of homes in the 53 metro areas covered by RE/MAX’s National Housing Report rose 4.5% month over month in March to $303,000, marking the first time in the 13-year history of the report that it topped $300,000.
As they come of peak age for first-time homeownership, millennials are gaining an increasing share of today’s housing market.
Privately owned housing starts jumped 19.4% from February’s revised estimate to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,739,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Forty-three percent of respondents to the first-quarter Zillow Home Price Expectations survey expect inventory to improve in the second half of the year, followed by 26% who expect it in the first half of 2022.
Homes listed on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday are selling for more than those listed on the weekend, but how much varies by metro area.
The housing supply shortage is expected to get more extreme as homebuyer demand continues to outweigh inventory levels, a new study found.