Items Tagged with 'Housing Opportunities and Market Experience survey'

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  • NAR: Home sales may be falling, but housing sentiment is on the rise

    Renters saying now is a good time to buy rebound
    The number of homeowners saying now is a good time to sell their home hit a record high in the third quarter, and an increasing share of renters claim now is a good time to buy. However, this increase in sentiment is not translating into a higher number of home sales. The National Association of Realtors explains why.
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  • NAR forecasts minimal gain in home sales for 2017

    Consumers less confident about buying a home
    The National Association of Realtors is predicting a slight increase in home sales next year, but says inventory will continue to be a problem. In fact, new homes for first-time buyers may be the key to keeping the housing market on track in 2017.
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  • NAR: Renters still not ready to buy a home

    Consumers expect home prices to rise
    With home prices rising, many homeowners and renters alike are less likely to say now is a good time to buy a home compared to last quarter. Actually, more are saying that now is a good time to sell a home, and that home prices will continue to rise. NAR’s chief economist explains why first-time homebuyers are hesitant to enter the market.
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