Housing inventory has never been lower

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It’s official – housing inventory in America is at a crisis level. Ever-tightening housing inventory and steady demand has resulted in median home sale prices hitting a new all-time up of $360,375, just two weeks after hitting another all-time high.

Taking Inventory

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Homebuilders urge Congress to address inventory crisis

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Housing market inventory is starting to recover

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That’s depleting inventory across the country. “In nearly every market, 20% more inventory means 20% more home sales,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors.

The ugly side of housing: low inventory

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After eight months of consecutive gains, the consequences of low inventory finally caught up with the housing market in February. Gradually increasing mortgage rates, heightened home prices and inventory levels at historic lows finally coalesced in February to depress in-contract deals.

Top markets for affordable renovated housing inventory

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Renovated Inventory to the Rescue. Top Markets for Renovated Inventory. cities with at least 75 renovated property resales in the last three years, those with the most inventory of renovated homes were Chicago, Las Vegas, Jacksonville (Florida), Memphis, and Cincinnati.

Will we start 2022 with all-time lows in housing inventory?

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2 million , we could be at risk of housing inventory falling to such low levels that I would have to categorize this housing market as unhealthy. We can see that inventory falling to such low levels has created unhealthy home-price growth in both 2020 and 2021.

Listing Inventory Trends In The Time Of COVID

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I created a chart for the publication which compares month listing inventory trends across a number of the markets we cover for Douglas Elliman. The Winter 2022 issue of Elliman Magazine was published this week and it is quite a beautiful publication.

Here’s how to fix the housing market inventory crisis

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housing market is in the midst of an inventory crisis. is hovering near record lows , caused by a pandemic-induced housing inventory death-spiral. To make homeownership a possibility for everyone, there needs to be a higher housing inventory of affordable homes. The U.S.

Tight Inventory Causes Record Home Price Growth

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Still, the survey found that … The post Tight Inventory Causes Record Home Price Growth appeared first on DSNews. The post Tight Inventory Causes Record Home Price Growth appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Low inventory stifles April’s pending home sales

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Like new and existing sales, pending home sales felt the strain of exhausted home inventory in April ? The upper-end market is still moving sharply as inventory is more plentiful there.”. The post Low inventory stifles April’s pending home sales appeared first on HousingWire.

Existing home sales fall due to lack of housing inventory

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The sales for March would have been measurably higher, had there been more inventory.” ” Total housing inventory at the end of March amounted to 1.07 from February’s inventory but down 28.2%

Continued Low Inventory Forces Uptick in Sales

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Inventory Finds New Low in November

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As of November 28, the supply of available homes sat at 538,695 units, down from the previous low of 576,695 seen … The post Inventory Finds New Low in November appeared first on DSNews. The post Inventory Finds New Low in November appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Zillow Reports Notable Recovery in Housing Inventory

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Housing inventory saw significant recovery for the second straight month in June, indicating that the market may be on the road to rebalancing after a long stint of being heavily in sellers’ favor, according to the latest Zillow Real Estate Market Report.

Employment gains could help housing inventory

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There is a desperate lack of inventory in the housing market right now, which is driving up home prices at an unsustainably rapid pace, MBA’s senior vice president and chief economist Mike Fratantoni noted. After three months of mediocre gains , the U.S.

Zillow: Over half of our iBuying inventory is on the move

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Zillow said Thursday that more than 50% of its remaining iBuying inventory “has sold, is under contract to sell or has reached agreement on disposition terms.”. The over 50% inventory being moved is more than half of the 18,000 number, a company spokesperson said Thursday.

Homebuyers ‘Snatching Up’ New Inventory

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How fix’n’flip loans could help expand housing inventory

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One issue is that among the low inventory, there are even fewer homes that are move-in ready, said Keith Lind, executive chairman and president of Acra Lending. “We We actually have a lower inventory of homes that people really want to live in turnkey,” Lind said. Given the inventory shortage and the increase of renters turning to homeownership, Lind sees an opportunity for Acra Lending to join the fix’n’flip lender space.

Report: Inventory and Prices Down In October

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Weary homeseekers aren’t going to see any relief soon as the latest Market Pulse report from HouseCanary, a real estate valuation brokerage whose team of economists regularly researches and reports industry trends, found that inventory levels dropped again last month to near record low levels.

Housing inventory slowly coming back as frenzy fades

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You can thank a rise in housing inventory for the gains. million in June 2020 as housing inventory has slowly improved in recent months. Total housing inventory at the end of June amounted to 1.25 from May’s inventory and down 18.8%

Building Permits Boom—Will the Market Finally See Inventory Relief?

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The post Building Permits Boom—Will the Market Finally See Inventory Relief? The post Building Permits Boom—Will the Market Finally See Inventory Relief? One economist stated, “Builders in recent months have put the pedal to the metal to get new homes up and meet a rush of demand.

Why aren’t builders creating more housing inventory?

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The post Why aren’t builders creating more housing inventory? Today, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that housing starts hit 1,534,000 for July, missing estimates. Permits, on the other hand, beat estimates, coming in at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1,635,000.

Quick Acting Homebuyers Further Constricting Inventory

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Supply Concerns Shun Inventory

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One full year into the pandemic finds housing inventory dropping nearly 33% year-over-year, with the rising price of building materials impacting listings. The post Supply Concerns Shun Inventory appeared first on DSNews. The post Supply Concerns Shun Inventory appeared first on Appraisal Buzz. Around The Web

Experts Suggest No. 1 Way to Replenish Housing Inventory

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Even with low inventory, expect a strong 2021 housing market

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Even prior to the pandemic , housing inventory had hit record lows, and the problem has only gotten worse as demand continues to rise. Homesnap said this trend could further drain inventory as 2021 approaches.

Housing inventory is down 40%. Buyers are paying the price

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Prices are up sharply as housing inventory continues to plateau , leaving 40% fewer homes on the market compared to last year, according to a report prepared by Black Knight. Housing affordability is at its lowest point since 2019 as a result of low inventory and high prices.

Inventory Issues Not Enough to Slow Surging Demand

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Record Low Inventory Drives Down October Home Sales

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Low mortgage rates and low inventory resulted in more bidding wars in July, Redfin says

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As mortgage rates and housing inventory continue to hit record lows, potential homebuyers face an increasingly competitive environment. The post Low mortgage rates and low inventory resulted in more bidding wars in July, Redfin says appeared first on HousingWire.

Housing Inventory Gets Boost From Smaller Homes

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Housing Inventory Sees Significant Recovery in June

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Housing Inventory Rises for the Fifth Consecutive Month

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With the winter around the corner, Zillow has found the minor growth in inventory is helping shift the scales slightly in favor of buyers. The post Housing Inventory Rises for the Fifth Consecutive Month appeared first on DSNews.

Low Inventory Drives Down Mortgage Apps

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As the nation continues to struggle to keep up with housing demand, more Americans are deciding to ride out the storm and not give into exorbitant prices on limited inventory. The post Low Inventory Drives Down Mortgage Apps appeared first on theMReport.com.

October Saw Net New Inventory Levels Drop Once Again

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Weary homeseekers aren’t going to see any relief soon as the latest Market Pulse report from HouseCanary, a real estate valuation brokerage whose team of economists regularly researches and reports industry trends, found that inventory levels dropped again last month to near record low levels.

Lack of Inventory Holds Back Home Sales

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Soft Landing from Pandemic Could Mean Less Inventory, Higher Prices; Lower Rates Boosted Refis

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Black Knight’s Mortgage Monitor for the month of October looks at current delinquency statistics and their potential downstream effects on inventory and other housing concerns.

Overcoming Housing’s Acute Inventory Shortage

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Tight Inventory Pressures the SFR Market

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Census, the occupancy rates for single-family rentals is at a generational high, which … The post Tight Inventory Pressures the SFR Market appeared first on DSNews. The post Tight Inventory Pressures the SFR Market appeared first on Appraisal Buzz.

Decline in Construction Workforce Stunts Housing Inventory

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Inventory Lack Hinders Existing-Home Sales

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Inventory of Existing Home Listings Continues to Fall Short

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