Posts Tagged: february

AR: Home Sales Up 15% in February

Home sales in Arkansas rose 15.4 percent in February compared with the same month last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association reported today. The association said 1,610 homes sold in the state in February, compared to 1,395 during the same month in 2011, while the average price of a home rose just over .04 percent to… Read more »

Austin Real Estate Market Improves in February

Real estate sales in Austin continued their revival in February with 24 sales, increasing 14.3 percent from a year ago, according to newly released numbers from the Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors. Pending sales were up 27 percent to 33. “Both pending and sold listings are up for the month of February,” said Winona Realtor… Read more »

Connecticut Had Weakest Real Estate Sales in New England in February

Connecticut’s flat home sales for February were the weakest in the region, according to a RE/MAX of New England survey. House sales in the state were essentially flat last month, down 0.3 percent, RE/MAX of New England said Wednesday. In other New England states: Rhode Island experienced the largest year-over-year sales gain, up 38.4 percent,… Read more »

USA, MN: Twin Cities Home Sales Strong in February

February was the best month for home sales in the Twin Cities area since the real estate downturn began in 2006. The Star Tribune reports buyers signed nearly 3,800 purchase agreements in the metro area, a 34 percent increase compared with last year. The Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors says February was the eighth consecutive… Read more »

USA, KY: Louisville Home Sales Up 26% in February From 2011

Members of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors(R) posted 773 sales during the month of February 2012, a 25.9% increase over February 2011. February’s total sales continued an eight-month trend of outpacing the same period last year, which posted 614 sales during February 2011. The average selling price paid for single family and condominium homes… Read more »

NM: Best Two Months in Real Estate Since 2008

U.S. home sales are gradually coming back, including in New Mexico. A mild winter and a stronger job market have helped boost sales ahead of the crucial spring buying season. The past two months made up the best winter for sales nationally of previously occupied homes in five years, when the housing crisis began. In… Read more »

US: Home Builder Sentiment Stays Steady in March

U.S. homebuilder sentiment was unchanged in March to hold at the highest level since June 2007, while sentiment in February was revised lower, the National Association of Home Builders said Monday. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market index held steady at 28, the group said in a statement, shy of economists’ expectations for 30. February’s reading… Read more »

MD: Baltimore Home Sales Up, Prices Dip in February

Baltimore-area home buyers picked up the pace in February ahead of the important spring selling season, helped along by unseasonably mild weather. Real estate agents say they’re seeing more activity and hope it’s a good sign for spring, rather than simply an early start that will come with an early end. Buyers signed contracts on… Read more »

NC: Wilmington Area Home Sales Surged in February

Wilmington-area home sales surged in February compared with a year earlier, the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday. Home sales rose 31.6 percent, to 358 last month from 272 in February 2011, the Realtors said. It was the strongest February since 2008, according to Realtor statistics. The average price of a home sold last… Read more »

NC: Asheville Home Sales Improved in February

Sales of existing homes in Buncombe County and neighboring counties were up dramatically again last month when compared to February 2011. Sales rose 22.8 percent in Buncombe to 151 homes, up from 123 a year ago, according to N.C. Mountains Multiple Listing Service. Increases were even larger in neighboring counties. Sales were up 104 percent… Read more »

WV: Charleston Home Sales Rose in February

Growth in sales volumes and a leveling out in home prices continued into February, according to figures released by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors. In February, 607 homes sold at a median price of $170,000, up from 557 homes selling for a median price of $163,500 in February 2011. “Through the course of last… Read more »

Canadian Home Sales Increased in February

Following a rough start to 2012, home sales in Canada rebounded in February with a modest increase recorded in February from the previous month. The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) said Thursday that homes sale rose by 1.4 per cent between January and February, which helped recover roughly one-third of the 4.5-per cent drop recorded… Read more »

Canada: Vancouver Home Sales Rose in February

Residential MLS home sales increased by 2.1 per cent in February to a seasonally-adjusted annualized rate of 92,250 units. This marked a seventh straight monthly increase in provincial activity. Gains were driven by higher sales in the real estate board areas spanning Metro Vancouver and Abbotsford/ Mission, which observed a 4.9 per cent increase. Combined… Read more »