Realtor.com warns of lower housing inventories

A report from realtor.com suggests that housing shortages are likely to get worse over the next year. The blame is being placed on a “housing shift” that will result in less homes being listed for sale, making it tougher for buyers to find a suitable home, even though the current low mortgage rates mean that

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Home inventory rises for the first time in 4 years

Many real estate markets have been plagued by a lack of homes for sale for several years, but things are changing with inventories across the nation finally showing an uptick last month. According to Zillow’s October Real Estate Market Report, the amount of homes for sale in the U.S. rose by 3 percent last month,

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Markets brace themselves for a new wave of listings

The number of listings available in real estate markets across the country is beginning to flatten, and experts say it could be a signal for a “crucial inflection point for the inventory crisis”. According to research published last week by realtor.com, housing inventory across the U.S. has decreased by 0.2 percent in the last year. However,

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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.

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