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Today’s Real Estate Report – Maine

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Chicago Home Sales, Prices Jumped in March

The Chicago and Illinois housing markets got a vital shot in the arm on Thursday, as March figures revealed existing home sales shot up significantly. Median prices also stabilized, ending a long streak of declines. As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, the head of the Illinois Association of Realtors says the latest figures suggest the… Read more »

IA: Des Moines Home Sales Spiked in March

Home sales in the Des Moines metro area spiked nearly 26 percent in March over a year earlier and were up 46 percent from February, a new report shows. “We’re just talking about one month, but I’ll take it and another one just like it,” said Rick Tollakson, chief executive of Hubbell Realty, a West… Read more »

Alabama Home Sales and Prices Up in March

Statewide home sales totaled 3,374 during March, a 9 percent improvement from a year ago, according to the Alabama Center for Real Estate. The organization, based at the University of Alabama, also said year-to-date statewide home sales are up 11.4 percent over the same time period last year. Last month’s average selling price was $141,005,… Read more »

MA: Home Prices and Sales Dropped in March

Single-family home sales in Massachusetts declined in March when compared with the same month last year. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said home sales fell 22.4 percent while The Warren Group – a real estate tracking firm – said sales dropped 14.4 percent. The two organizations use different numbers to track home sales. In Bristol… Read more »

US: Nearly Half of All March Real Estate Sales Were Distressed Properties

Sales of distressed properties rose to 48.6 percent in March – the second highest level seen in the past 12 months, according to the Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance HousingPulse Tracking Survey. The monthly survey of more than 3,000 real estate agents nationwide each month also found that demand among both current and first-time buyers declined slightly… Read more »

Tampa Home Sales Surged in March

Tampa Bay’s existing home sales skyrocketed in March to levels not seen in nearly five years. Maybe even better news for homeowners is that average sale prices also rose last month in several area counties. Sales of previously occupied homes in Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties jumped nearly 32 percent, from 3,258 in February to… Read more »

BC: Vancouver Home Sales Jumped 30% in March

Sales of existing homes in Canada held steady in March from the previous month, with stable demand in most large urban centres, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Friday. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, home sales edged up 0.1 per cent from February, CREA said. But Douglas Porter, deputy chief economist at BMO Capital… Read more »

Southern California Real Estate Market Still Weak in March

Southern California home sales turned in another lackluster month in March, the result of a fussy mortgage market, slow job growth and a continued wait-and-see attitude among potential buyers and sellers. There were signs, however, that the market was a little less dysfunctional than in recent months, a real estate information service reported. A total… Read more »