Redfin survey highlights low inventory as seller’s biggest stress



For many people trying to sell their homes this year, the stress doesn’t come from the sale, but rather from trying to find a new property to move into

Experts say ‘housing drought’ is the worst since records begun



The number of homes currently listed for sale in the U.S. is currently at its lowest level since records began, says the National Association of Realtors.

Low inventory holds back home sales this summer



Realtor.com chief economist Jonathan Smoke says homes are selling at the fastest pace since 2007, but could sell even faster if there were greater inventory available in some markets.

NAR’s Yun dismisses housing bubble fears



National Association of Realtor’s chief economist Lawrence Yun has dismissed suggestions that we’rein a housing bubble in his latest column for Forbes.

Why Do New Home Inventories Remain So Low?



Despite recent increases, new-home inventories remain near all-time lows and are unlikely to return to their highs any time soon, according to a new analysis by John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

Home Sales & Inventories Bounce Back



Existing-home sales posted the first rise of the year in April as inventory levels of for-sale homes also showed improvement, the National Association of Realtors reports.

Top 10 Cities With the Largest Inventory Increases



As the spring real estate market begins to heat up, realtor.com reports that the national inventory has increased an average of 10%. However, not all cities are equal, and some have increased much more than others.

Spring Selling Season Kicks Into Gear Early



The spring selling rush may already be under way, as some home owners are already throwing their properties on the market to take advantage of rebounding home prices and improved equity.

Why So Many Low Inventories?



Just about every market in the US has seen home prices gain in recent months, while available housing stocks have taken a tumble. But why is it that just as buyer demand starts to pick up, inventories have fallen so low?

Bidding Wars Back with a Vengeance



Competition among buyers is hotting up, with a growing number of homeowners reporting bidding wars taking place across the country, a phenomenon that had all but disappeared during the worst days of the crash.

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