Monthly Archives: January 2019

Hottest Housing Markets

Here’s realtor.com’s hot housing market picks that outperform the national forecasted price growth of 2.2%. Lakeland, Florida tops the list with 7.4% forecasted price growth and 5% in home sales growth. Compare that to realtor.com’s national number on home sales … Continue reading

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NEW HOME SALES TANK 19 PERCENT TO END

“I think the 4.5 percent plus mortgage rate is just a double whammy,” said John Burns, CEO of JBRC. “It’s keeping entry level buyers out of the market. They’re very disappointed with what they can afford, and it’s keeping current … Continue reading

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Zillow Offers direct home-buying operation expanding to more markets in 2019

Zillow Offers direct home-buying operation expanding to more markets in 2019 by Nat Levy on January 17, 2019 at 5:00 am Source: https://www.geekwire.com/2019/zillow-offers-direct-homebuying-selling-operation-expanding-markets-2019/ Zillow Offers will go live in at least eight more cities in 2019, including five just announced … Continue reading

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Here’s Housing’s Real Threat to the Economy

Tight urban supply is a bigger long-term problem than slow sales. It’s different this time. Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images North America Not always a good sign.Photographer: Dave Einsel/Getty Images North America Good News and Bad News on Housing A decade after … Continue reading

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Housing Bear Who Called 2018 Slowdown Says Worst Yet to Come

(Bloomberg) — James Stack, who predicted the 2008 real estate crash and nailed last year’s housing slowdown with uncanny timing, is back with some bad news for 2019. “Housing could be heading for its worst year since the last housing … Continue reading

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