More Homebuyers are Having Success with Contingent Offers, Even as the Market Heats Back Up

Posted on June 11th, 2019 by admin

Home-sale, financing, and inspection contingencies are all on the rise from a year ago. Although the housing market is beginning to heat back up this..

It’s no longer a question of if the Fed will cut interest rates, but when

Posted on June 7th, 2019 by admin

KEY POINTS The surprisingly weak jobs report for May, with just 75,000 jobs created, shows that the resilient job market is now being hit..

Nearly Half of Prospective Buyers Are Actively House Hunting

Posted on May 31st, 2019 by admin

Many people start thinking about a home purchase well in advance of actually engaging in the process of finding a home. In a national..

22% of Home Buyers Expect House Search to Get Easier Soon

Posted on May 24th, 2019 by admin

In the first quarter of 2019, adults planning a home purchase (i.e. prospective buyers) were asked about their expectations for housing availability in the..

Seattle Real Estate in April: Sales unchanged YoY, Inventory up 124% YoY from Low Levels

Posted on May 8th, 2019 by admin

The Northwest Multiple Listing Service reported Northwest MLS Housing Report for April Signals Good News for Home Buyers Housing activity during April signaled good news..

U.S. Fed sees no strong case for hiking or cutting rates

Posted on May 2nd, 2019 by admin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled little appetite to adjust them any time soon, taking..

2019’s Housing Market Is Likely to Be Stronger Than We Thought—Here’s Why

Posted on April 24th, 2019 by admin

Despite a real estate slowdown gripping the nation, this year’s housing market is expected to be busier than realtor.com® economists originally predicted late last year. That..

Many Millennials Are Putting Off These Milestones Until They Buy a Home

Posted on April 19th, 2019 by admin

Many young Americans want to adopt a pet, get married, and have a child—but they’re waiting to become homeowners first. And with home prices reaching..

The Next Housing Boom Looks More Sustainable

Posted on April 15th, 2019 by admin

Rising minimum wages will allow many working-class Americans to buy a first home. A housing boom doesn’t have to be followed by a painful..

Forget Everything You’ve Heard About First-Time Homebuyers. They’re Doing All Right.

Posted on April 9th, 2019 by admin

How many first-time homebuyers are there in the housing market? That’s an important question. A smaller share of first-timers suggests that the market may..

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