Posts Tagged: april

US Home Sales Up in May from April, Previous Year

What a difference a month makes as home sales soared in May following April’s flat performance according to RE/MAX’s National Housing Report (NHR) with home sales increasing by nearly 13 percent from the previous month and home prices posting a solid gain, staying above last year’s prices for the fourth consecutive month, Closed transactions of… Read more »

Iowa Home Sales, Prices Up Again in April

Monthly sales of existing single-family homes and condominiums improved again in Iowa during April while home prices were over eight percent higher than at the same time last year according to the latest housing data from the Iowa Association of Realtors(R) (IAR). An estimated total of 2,645 existing single-family homes and condos were sold in… Read more »

New York Home Sales, Prices Dipped in April

Monthly sales of existing single-family homes in the state of New York fell by 49 transactions in April but remained above the previous year’s tally, while home prices also took a step back, though also still remaining above the previous year’s levels according to the latest housing data from the New York State Association of… Read more »

April Home Sales Strong in Indiana

Home sales in Indiana continued to show impressive strength during April following March’s forty-five percent surge as sales surpassed both the previous month’s and the previous year’s levels according to the latest housing data from the Indiana Association of Realtors(R) (IAR). An estimated total of 5,568 existing single-family homes and condos were sold in the… Read more »

USA: Pending Home Sales Dipped Unexpectedly in April

Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in April to a four-month low, undermining some of the recent optimism that the housing sector was touching bottom. Realtor Bolin shows a home to Amy and Eddie Deon in Riverside, California May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its… Read more »

RI: Home Sales Dipped in April

April typically marks the beginning of the active spring season for Rhode Island housing sales. But this year, a series of factors ranging from the expiration of a federal tax credit to lousy weather has combined to depress the market when compared with the same month in 2010. Figures released Wednesday by the Rhode Island… Read more »

MN: State Real Estate Sales Down in April

Housing prices in Greater Minnesota have weathered the real estate storm slightly better than the rest of the nation. While they’ve been down from their high a few years ago, home owners outside of the Twin Cities were faring better than most. Now that seems to be changing for the worse. The median statewide sale… Read more »

US: Home Construction Stalled in April

We just got our latest look at home construction, and it wasn’t good. Housing starts plunged 10.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 523,000 in April from an upwardly revised 585,000 in March. That missed expectations for starts of 569,000. Building permits fell 4 percent to a 551,000 SAAR from a downwardly revised… Read more »

Eastern Ontario Real Estate Sales Plunged in April

The bottom at least temporarily fell out of the local real estate market during what the president of the local real estate board called an unusual month. However, Doug Paterson said he remained confident the coming months would see a turnaround for local realtors. April featured a 100-unit plunge in property sales registered on the… Read more »