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Realtors® Midyear Forecast

WASHINGTON (May 17, 2018) – A stronger economy, wage growth and an improving job market are expected to march home sales and prices higher in 2018, but low supply and weakening affordability will tamper the rate of increases, according to … Continue reading

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Midyear Forecast: Home Sales, Prices to Rise Despite Inventory, Affordability Challenges

WASHINGTON (May 17, 2018) – A stronger economy, wage growth and an improving job market are expected to march home sales and prices higher in 2018, but low supply and weakening affordability will tamper the rate of increases, according to … Continue reading

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Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in May; Median Sales Price Ascends to New High

WASHINGTON (June 21, 2017) — Existing-home sales rebounded in May following a notable decline in April, and low inventory levels helped propel the median sales price to a new high while pushing down the median days a home is on … Continue reading

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State house prices up 12.1% compared to the first quarter of last year

EMBARGO: May 16, 2017- 5:00pm Washington state’s housing market showed the continuing effects of high demand in the first quarter of 2017 according to the Washington Center for Real Estate Research in the Runstad Center at the University of Washington. … Continue reading

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How Did Housing Really Do in 2015?

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 08, 2016 The housing market improved in 2015, but how close is it to finally to being back to normal? Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at realtor.com®, weighs in on how the housing market … Continue reading

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Forecast for Housing and the Economy

Media Contact: Walter Molony / 202-383-1177 / Email WASHINGTON (May 15, 2014) – Housing activity was sub-par in the first quarter of this year, dampened in part by severe weather patterns, but an uptrend is expected with healthy underlying demand … Continue reading

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