Current Market Data

More COVID-19 fallout: declining affordability

More COVID-19 fallout: declining affordability


If household income growth slows and house prices continue to rise, even today’s record-low mortgage rates may not keep homes in an affordable range, according to a new report.

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Pending home sales make record comeback in May

Pending home sales make record comeback in May


Contract activity surged 44.3% in May, the biggest gain on record, as homebuyers rushed back to the market after lockdowns.

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Insuring against climate catastrophe in Florida

Insuring against climate catastrophe in Florida


A new study shows many Florida homes are at greater flood risk than FEMA has estimated, leaving them underinsured.

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In Miami, a new kitchen adds nearly $20,000 in value

In Miami, a new kitchen adds nearly $20,000 in value


A new report reveals the improvements that homeowners and renters say add the most to the overall price of a home.

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How builders use tech to attract clients

How builders use tech to attract clients


Smart-home technology is the new luxury amenity, according to a new report.

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While the market speeds up across the country, Miami slows down

While the market speeds up across the country, Miami slows down


As pent-up demand hits the post-lockdown market, a new report from Zillow predicts its days-to-pending metric will eventually match or beat its record low.

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Which green products are most important to buyers and homeowners?

Which green products are most important to buyers and homeowners?


While solar panels may be the poster child of green homes, builders and remodelers have some interesting feedback to share about what consumers really want.

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As pandemic restrictions lift, concern for older adults’ living situations increases

As pandemic restrictions lift, concern for older adults’ living situations increases


People of color may be particularly impacted by COVID-19 due to a higher incidence of multifamily living, according to a new report.

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New homebuyer report reveals COVID-19-induced fears

New homebuyer report reveals COVID-19-induced fears


Recent homebuyers more likely to experience stress, concerns over affording mortgage, according to new survey.

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New construction sales numbers rose 16.6% in May, amid growing builder sentiment

New construction sales numbers rose 16.6% in May, amid growing builder sentiment


Despite record-breaking unemployment, sales of newly built single-family homes rose in May, as builders rushed to meet pent-up demand and flight to suburbs.

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