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Dec. Housing Starts Up 5.8% – Single-Family Up 12%

WASHINGTON – Led by a solid, double-digit gain in single-family starts, overall housing starts increased 5.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.67 million units in December, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. …continue

Realtor.com: For-Sale Inventory Hits All-Time Low

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The number of U.S. homes for sale reached an all-time low in December, dipping below 700,000 for the first time as buyers remained active throughout the holiday season, according to realtor.com’s Monthly Housing Trends Report. …continue

Fla.’s Nov. Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up

ORLANDO, Fla. – In November, Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, more new pending sales, higher median prices and more new listings compared to a year ago, despite the ongoing pandemic, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data. Single-family existing home sales rose 22.9% compared to a year ago. …continue

Nov. Housing Starts Up 1.2%, Building Permits Up 6.2%

WASHINGTON – Single-family starts flattened in November as builders struggled to meet demand, while overall housing starts increased 1.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.55 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. …continue

NAR: Oct. Pending Home Sales Down 1.1%

WASHINGTON – Pending home sales fell slightly in October, according to the National Association of Realtors. Contract activity was mixed among the four major U.S. regions, with the only positive month-over-month growth happening in the South – but each region had year-over-year gains in pending home sales transactions. …continue