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  • Nearly two-thirds of U.S. housing markets see home prices hit all-time high

    Housing inventory hits all-time low
    The National Association of Realtors reported as housing inventory sank to its all-time low during the fourth quarter, home prices increased, creating all-new highs in many U.S. markets. A majority of the country saw an upswing in buyer interest at the end of last year, which ultimately put even more strain on inventory levels and prices.
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  • Re/Max: Real estate expected to boom in 2018

    But inventory struggle to continue
    After a year of rising home prices, low inventory levels and ongoing homebuyer demand, these conditions will increase even more in 2018. As the year begins, one expert breaks down some of the major trends to come in 2018, saying the year will bring an abundance of positive trends.
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  • Experts: 2018 set to be best economic year since housing crisis

    Increase in construction jobs is just what housing market needed
    Although December’s job report numbers disappointed experts’ expectations, many explained that the end-of-year increase in construction jobs is just what the housing market needed. One expert explained that despite the lower than expected increase in December, the jobs market remains strong, and is a key reason why the economy is poised for its best year since the crisis in 2018.
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  • Here are four housing predictions for 2018

    Entry-level home prices could increase up to 11%
    2017 is now officially over and as 2018 begins, many experts continue to give their predictions for the housing market for the new year. One expert’s forecast tells of lower housing inventory and an accelerated speed of home price gains, especially among entry-level homes.
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  • Existing home sales surge past decade high

    All major regions see hike in sales activity
    Existing home sales increased for the third straight month to their highest point in more than a decade. But as homes fly off the market, the housing market is unable to keep up with the growing demand, driving up home prices and causing dwindling inventory.
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  • Here are 6 housing predictions to know for 2018

    New home sales take on inventory shortages
    As 2017 comes to an end, economists are forecasting the future of housing in 2018. One company, realtor.com, gives its forecast for five areas of housing in 2018. Will home sales increase, or will housing inventory continue to keep potential homebuyers out of the market?
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  • Pending home sales suddenly rebound in October

    Remain below last year’s levels
    Pending home sales rebounded in October, reaching its highest point since June after three months of declines. The increase was driven by a sudden jump in the South, which is recovering from recent hurricane activity. However, as experts expected, pending home sales remain below last year’s levels.
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