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Natural hazard risk holding back home sales

But home prices are higher in high-risk areas
Home sales in high-risk areas are significantly lower than home sales in areas with lower risks. While this may not come as much of a surprise, people are still paying for homes in these high-risk areas. So, what's the difference?
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RE/MAX: Housing market definitely cooling down

Home sales decrease from June
A new report from RE/MAX shows that the housing market is cooling down as home sales fell in July. Median home prices also dipped slightly. However, one expert points out that the market still varies drastically from one region to the next.
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3 reasons why California housing is about to grind slower

Realtors report selling homes fast, for now
Homes sales in California increased again in May for the third straight month, but this could all change due tight housing inventory and reduced affordability. The California Association of Realtors' vice president and chief economist gives these 3 reasons for why the Golden State's housing market will grind slower for the remainder of the year.
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California selling fewer homes so far this year

Annually, home prices still increasing
New data shows that home sales decreased annually in the Golden State, but increased monthly. Prices continue to increase due to lack of affordable inventory. Despite rising home prices, cash sales also increased from last month. PropertyRadar’s director of economic research explains why.
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Florida housing market improves in April

New listings and median price increase
A number of factors combined to move Florida's housing market forward in April. Higher sales prices, more listings entering the market and low mortgage rates all played a hand. That being said, affordable housing still seems to be struggling.
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Existing home sales manage to increase two months straight

Overcomes low inventory, rising home prices
Last month's existing home sales marked a real rebound in sales after choppiness in activity this year from unevenness in the rate of new listings coming onto the market. Turns out, existing homes sales managed to do it again, moving higher for the second consecutive month despite rising home prices and low housing inventory.
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