Fortunately, this is still up from last year’s total. according to Freddie Mac. First-time buyers comprised 29% of sales in January, a decrease from 32% in December but the same rate in January of.

Compared to our survey one year ago, we’ve also seen a massive jump in the number of Chinese shoppers who say they have used their mobile/smartphone to pay for a purchase, from 18% to 43%. At the same time, our global sample jumped from 12% to 20%, just slightly higher than China last year. If online shoppers around the

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 · "Buyer traffic is continuing to pick up, while seller traffic is holding steady," stated Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors, in a statement. "In fact, buyer traffic is 40% above a year ago, so there is plenty of demand but insufficient inventory to.

Existing home sales bounced back last month and drew close to an eight-year high as moderating price increases coaxed prospective buyers to close deals, the National Association of Realtors. in.

Builder confidence edges up in June Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI.

The National Association of Realtors continues to complain about a shortage of inventory. are indicating that foot traffic is higher than a year ago1, but it’s obviously not translating to more.

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The median home price was $241,700 in February, 5.9% higher than a year ago, and yun told reporters he may upgrade his 2018 price forecasts. Read: Refinancings haven’t been so scarce since Lehman.

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Flagler County, FL is a buyer’s market in June 2019, which means that the supply of homes is greater than the demand for homes. On average, homes in Flagler County, FL sell after 84 days on the.

REALTORS Confidence Index Survey (RCI), March 2018 "It is very welcoming to see more inventory showing up in the market," says Yun. "Consumer foot traffic consequently. up from last month and a year ago (both 29 percent). NAR’s 2018 Profile of Home.

Inventory is still 0.5% below where it was a year ago this time, according to NAR. For the second month in a row, there is a mere 4.6-month supply of unsold homes available. In a normal market.