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Housing Market Tracker: Spring inventory falls

Housing Wire

Just when I thought it was safe to say we were getting more traditional spring housing inventory , we hit a snag last week, as active inventory and new listings declined. Weekly housing inventory The numbers this week are unfortunate: inventory should be growing like it does at this time every year.

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Housing Market Tracker: Spring inventory grows

Housing Wire

The spring housing market music is playing, and purchase application data and active listing inventory rose together last week. The fear of not having an increase in inventory this spring should be put to rest. Since 2020, the seasonal inventory bump has happened later than usual — not until March or April.

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Housing Market Tracker: Inventory finally rises

Housing Wire

Since 2020, the seasonal bottom for housing inventory has arrived several months later than normal, making it more complicated to track housing inventory data. Still, we have some promising signs that we might have finally hit the inventory bottom for 2023. Again, I am a bit mindful here due to Easter.

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Housing inventory still near record lows

Housing Wire

months’ worth of housing inventory in the U.S. NAR: Total housing inventory registered at the end of March was 980,000 units, up 1.0% Unsold inventory sits at a 2.6-month Total housing inventory, while up year over year, is still near all-time lows, and monthly supply is also up year over year. We only have 2.6

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Housing Market Tracker: Inventory falls even lower

Housing Wire

The seasonal housing inventory bottom evaded us again last week as active listings fell and new listing inventory decreased. Here’s a quick rundown of the last week: Active inventory fell 5,383 last week, and new listing data is still trending at all-time lows in 2023. The answer is no!

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Homebuilders capitalizing on lack of housing inventory

Housing Wire

Industry economists attribute the uptick in housing starts and builder confidence to the low level of existing home inventory. In April, the inventory of existing homes for sale totaled just 980,000, far lower than the long-term average of about 2.3 million homes.” month over month to a pace of 1.416 million, thanks to a 9.7%

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Homebuilders are taking advantage of low existing inventory

Housing Wire

Demand for newly built homes has been strong amidst the historically low inventory of existing homes for sale ,” Lisa Sturtevant, the chief economist at Bright MLS , said in a statement. However, experts note that the existing home inventory trough won’t last forever. In April, the sales pace of new homes rose 4.1%

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