POSTED: Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Tsunami in the sky. Headwinds. Storm clouds.

Pending Home Sales Slip Again

Pending Home Sales decline in November. First time buyers to face headwinds of affordability
as mortgage rates creep higher and supply remains limited. Continue reading

POSTED: Sunday, November 1st, 2015

October 2015 Housing Trends eNewsletter

October 2015 Housing Trends eNewsletter

October 2015 Newsletter Trends eNewsletter; with national, regional, and local housing indicators, economic indicators; market updates; sales statistics; and more. Continue reading

POSTED: Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Pending Sale of Existing Home

September: Home Prices, Trends for Youngstown OH Area

September Data: Real Estate Trends. Nationally and locally, residential real estate market is experiencing a normal seasonal decline in demand. Home prices and real estate trends for the Youngstown Ohio Area. Continue reading

POSTED: Monday, January 26th, 2015

Increase, improve, grow, gain.

Fourth Straight Monthly Advance for Leading Economic Index

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. increased again. But sluggish residential construction and average weekly manufacturing hours still a concern. Continue reading

POSTED: Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Optimism rises.

NAHB: A More Robust Year for Housing in 2015

NAHB Sees A More Robust Year for Housing in 2015. A stronger labor market, easier mortgage access with affordable rates, and pent-up demand will push the housing recovery to higher ground. Continue reading

POSTED: Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Fortune Teller.

Will 2015 See the Return Of the First-Time Home Buyer?® 2015 Housing Forecast. A report that includes predictions for home prices, home sales, mortgage rates, and affordability,and the Top 10 Markets for Housing Growth. Continue reading

POSTED: Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Home Prices Fall

Case-Shiller October 2014 Declines For Second Month

Zero Hedge Reports…..”Case-Shiller’s 20-city home price index dropped 0.1% MoM in October (on an unadjusted basis) – the second monthly drop in a row and biggest drop since the Polar Vortex. Year-over-year, home prices rose 4.5% – the weakest growth since October 2012. Continue reading

POSTED: Saturday, December 27th, 2014

MVHR - RE/MAX Mahoning Valley Housing Report

RE/MAX December 2014 National Housing Report

After two consecutive months of home sales higher than last year, November sales fell 5.2% lower than sales in November 2013. The winter months normally see lower sales than in the summer, but sales this year have mostly been lower than what was seen in 2013. Continue reading

POSTED: Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Collapsed Bridge

December Pending Home Sales Collapse

Pending Home Sales crumple 8.7% MoM in December – the mightiest fall in nearly four years; lowest print in three years. Disruptive weather partly blamed; but, home prices rising faster than income may be the more likely on-sub. Continue reading

POSTED: Friday, January 10th, 2014

Car Wreck - Blind Sided

Blindsided? Less than Half of Expected Jobs Added in December

Ugly. Weather erroneously blamed as only 74,000 Jobs added In December — huge miss to expectations of 197,000. “Not in workforce” Expands by 525,000. Continue reading