Posts Tagged: november

Seattle Home Sales Showed Surprising Decline in November

Seattle home sales surprisingly declined in November for the first time in 29 consecutive months. Peoples Home Equity finds that the Seattle real estate may be showing an opportunity for the high number of employed first-time home buyers to enter the market on recent weakness. According to, on January 2nd, total Seattle home sales… Read more »

New Jersey Year-Over-Year Home Prices Were Down in November

Real estate analysts are cautiously optimistic about an improved housing market this year. But it’s been a long wait for a bounce-back. Year-over-year housing prices in New Jersey through November were down 0.7 percent, to $258,000, according to the website. Only five of the state’s 21 counties showed increases, led by Hudson (up 8.9… Read more »

USA: Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota and California Post Largest November Home Price Gains

U.S. home prices in November were up 7.4 percent from November 2011, the largest year-over-year increase in 6 1/2 years, the Associated Press reported. In terms of monthly gains, housing prices were up 0.3 percent from October to November, according to CoreLogic which told the AP that the gains have been “widespread” in the U.S…. Read more »

Connecticut Home Sales Jumped 30% in November

Connecticut home sales surged along with the rest of New England in November compared with a year ago, RE/MAX of New England reported Thursday. Connecticut unit sales were up 30.2 percent to 2,937 from 2,256 in November 2011. Rhode Island had the biggest percentage increase at 58.5 percent although it was the only one of… Read more »

Western New York Home Prices Were Up in November

Home prices rose sharply in November in Western New York, as both pending and closed sales increased, and the supply of homes available for buyers shrank. According to the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors, 766 homes changed hands in November, up 5.9 percent from 723 a year ago, and up 14.7 percent from two years… Read more »

Most Canadian Markets Saw Home Price Drop in November

A widely followed index of Canadian housing prices shows home prices fell in November over the month before, in 10 of 11 major markets tracked. The Teranet-National Bank House Price Index found that prices in its 11-city composite dropped 0.4 per cent from October’s level. “It was the fourth November monthly decline in 13 years… Read more »

Indiana Home Sales Up Across The State in November

From various sources: Northwestern: According to the latest housing data compiled by RE/MAX of Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s real estate market recorded strong year-over-year growth during the month of November. The 12-county area experienced a 28 percent increase in homes sold in November with 676 homes, compared to the same time last year with 528 homes…. Read more »

Florida Home Sales Up 25% in November Over 2011

Florida’s housing market continued to rebound in November, with existing home sales and median prices making double-digit increases over last year. Existing home sales closed during the month were 24.4 percent higher than a year ago. Pending sales, those signed but not closed, were even stronger. Sales expected to close within 90 days catapulted 45.8… Read more »

Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Home Sales Up, Foreclosures Down in November

Good news all around on the local housing front today, as two new reports showed that sales keep climbing and foreclosures keep dropping. First up, CoreLogic reported that foreclosures in the three-state Cincinnati metro area accounted for 2.74 percent of outstanding mortgages in October, a drop from 2.88 percent in September and a decrease of… Read more »

Seattle Home Prices Jumped 5.5% in November Over 2012

Home values in the Seattle metropolitan area in November posted their largest monthly gain since 2007, according to a report from Seattle-based online real estate listing service Zillow. Zillow’s Home Value Index tracks the median valuation of all single-family houses, condominiums and cooperatives in a given area, regardless of whether the properties have sold within… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Prices Up Again in November

Officials are reporting home prices increased in November in the Las Vegas area, continuing an upward trend. The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors announced Monday that the median price of a home sold in southern Nevada has stayed the same or gone up in 10 of the past 11 months. Association President Kolleen Kelley… Read more »

Albuquerque Home Sales Up in November

November was another good month for home sales in Albuquerque, but it’s not necessarily a sign that New Mexico’s economy is actually recovering from the recession. The state’s economy is still not creating many jobs, and the work force has shrunk, but more people are buying and selling houses, and that is a positive sign… Read more »

Delaware Home Prices, Sales Up in November

Delaware’s residential real estate market is showing continued strength as the winter doldrums approach, posting solid increases in sales and prices in all three counties for the month of November. Real estate officials say market-ready homes are selling quickly, buyers are gaining some confidence, and the increasing reliability of low interest rates continues to sustain… Read more »

California Home Prices Up 19% in November Over 2011

A research firm says California home prices posted a ninth straight annual increase in November. DataQuick said Thursday that the median price for new and existing houses and condominiums was $291,000 last month, up 19% from $244,000 the same period last year. The median price jumped $6,000 during the month. More than 37,000 homes sold… Read more »

Orange County Homes Hit Seven Year High in November

Orange County home sales hit their highest level for a November in seven years, soaring 25.3 percent over last year’s sales pace. Home prices, meanwhile, hit a five-year high for a November, rising 12.5 percent from 2011, housing market tracker DataQuick Information Systems reported Wednesday. The median home price, however, dipped slightly last month –… Read more »

San Francisco Home Sales and Prices Up in November

California home prices posted a ninth straight annual increase in November as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties, a research firm reported Thursday. The median price for new and existing houses and condominiums was $291,000, up 19.3 percent from $244,000 in the same period last year, DataQuick said. The median price jumped… Read more »

Home Sales and Prices Up in Iowa in November

A new report shows home sales and prices are up in Iowa. The Iowa Association of Realtors says more than 2,600 homes in the state were sold and closed in November. That’s about 200 sales more than the same period last year. Home prices also are up. The median sale price in November was $125,000…. Read more »

Wichita Home Sales Slipped in November

November home sales in the Wichita area fell compared with last month but were higher than in November 2011, according to a monthly sales report released Friday by the South Central Kansas Multiple Listing Service. The November report said both existing and new home sales were lower than October by 11 percent and 13 percent,… Read more »

Milwaukee Home Sales Up 24% in November Over 2011

Wisconsin’s largest metro area had another big increase in home sales last month. The Milwaukee area’s Multiple Listing Service reports a 24 percent increase in sales of existing houses in November, compared to a year ago. Realtors sold just over 1,200 homes last month in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, and Ozaukee counties. That’s 234 more than… Read more »

Portland Home Prices Dropped Again in November

Home prices in the U.S. dropped in November, the third consecutive month for them to do so according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index. The decline isn’t unusual for fall, which typically follows the peak buying season. But prices were still down compared to the same time in 2010. Portland home prices declined… Read more »

Mississipi Home Prices Were Flat in November

Pascagoula area home prices remained static in November, as did those in Biloxi-Gulfport, according to California-based research firm CoreLogic. Excluding foreclosures, home prices in Pascagoula, Biloxi and Gulfport all rose 0.2 percent in November compared to the year before, the firm said. Statewide, Mississippi housing prices also stayed flat in November, but, when distressed sales… Read more »

US Home Prices Down Again in November

Residential property prices in the United States continued to drop towards the end of 2011 with the latest figures from CoreLogic showing that national home prices fell 1.4% in November, the fourth monthly fall in a row. On a year on year basis prices, including distressed sales, fell by 4.3% compared with November 2010, the… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Sales Climbed Again in November, But Median Price Stagnant

“The number of homes sold in the Las Vegas area rose year-over-year for the fifth consecutive month in November as a surge in sub-$200,000 transactions made up for a decline in activity above that threshold. Prices appeared flat, with the region’s overall median sale price stuck at $115,000 for the third consecutive month. The number… Read more »

NH: Hartford Real Estate Sales Up, Prices Down in November

Hartford area home sales rebounded in November but median prices remained in the cellar, new housing sales data shows. There were 590 sales of existing single-family dwellings last month, up 7.3 percent from November 2010, the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors said Monday. October sales were flat compared to a year earlier. November median sale… Read more »

NM: Pending Home Sales Up Sharply in November

The number of consumers who signed contracts to buy homes across the country and in New Mexico in November rose sharply compared to previous-year data. Normally, such a gain would suggest a turnaround for the depressed housing market. But a growing number of buyers are canceling their contracts at the last minute, making it a… Read more »

PA: Pittsburgh Home Sales, Prices Up in November

Home sales in the Pittsburgh region increased 10.7 percent in November compared to the same month last year, according to a report issued Monday. Average home prices also rose. There were 1,803 homes sold in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties last month compared with 1,629 a year ago, according to RealStats, a South… Read more »

Hawaii: Oahu Home Sales Up, Prices Slightly Higher

Home sales on Oahu rose in November after declining the month before, and prices of single-family homes and condominiums were mixed, according to statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors. A total of 251 single-family homes were sold in November, 1.2 percent more than 248 sales in November 2010. The median price of a single-family… Read more »

Hawaii: Kauai Home Sales and Prices Up in November

The number of single-family homes sold on Kauai rose in November, as did prices, but condominium sales were flat and prices dropped, according to statistics from Hawaii Information Service. Forty-three single-family homes were sold last month, compared to 40 homes in November 2010. The median price of a single-family home was $475,000, 5 percent higher… Read more »

US: Home Sales Increased Again in November

Existing-home sales rose again in November and remain above a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors(R). Also released today were periodic benchmark revisions with downward adjustments to sales and inventory data since 2007, led by a decline in for-sale-by-owners. Although rebenchmarking resulted in lower adjustments to several years of home sales data,… Read more »