Posts Tagged: october

US Median Real Estate Price Reaches Six Year High

The median sales price of U.S. single family homes and condos in October was $193,000, up 2 percent from the previous month and up 16 percent from a year ago to the highest level since September 2008 — a 73-month high, according to a report from real estate information company RealtyTrac Inc., of Irvine. “This… Read more »

Austin Home Sales Up Again in October

Home prices in Austin continue to improve, according to data released today by CoreLogic. Prices rose 0.5 percent from September to October. Compared with October 2011, prices rose 6.7 percent in October 2012, including distressed sales, which are homes in some stage of delinquency or foreclosure. With distressed sales removed from the equation, home prices… Read more »

Arkansas, USA: Home Sales Up 6% in October

Sales of new and previously owned homes in Arkansas rose almost 6 percent in October compared with the same month last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Tuesday. Home prices in the state also rose at a healthy pace in October. The average home price last month was more than $157,200, up 7.8 percent from… Read more »

Tulsa Home Sales Jumped in October Over 2011

September’s negative year-over-year home sale comparison may prove to be an anomaly, as last month’s total bested that of October 2011 by a wide margin. The Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors reported Wednesday that 1,006 properties changed hands in October, up 19.8 percent from the same month last year. That was just behind October 2008,… Read more »

New England Home Sales Surged in October

Home sales in Connecticut and every other state in New England rose strongly in October compared with a year earlier, RE/MAX of New England reported this week. Connecticut unit sales rose 16.8 percent while median sale price climbed 6.4 percent. The percentage price increase was the second highest in the region, trailing only New Hampshire’s… Read more »

Single Family Home Sales Jumped in Maine in October

Sales of single-family, existing homes in Maine jumped by 24 percent in October over the same month last year, according to figures provided by the Maine Association of Realtors. The median sales price also increased year-to-year by 3.3 percent in October. Agents believe the combination of several factors have led to the uptick in activity…. Read more »

New York State Home Sales Up in October, But Sandy’s Impact Still to Come

New York realtors increased year-over-year home sales in October, but the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) expects the negative impacts of Superstorm Sandy to hurt the housing market in the fourth quarter of 2012. Realtors closed 7,839 sales of existing single-family homes, condos, and co-ops this October, an increase of 4.3 percent compared… Read more »

Minneapolis Home Prices Up 8% in October

Minnesota home sales rose 8 percent in October, thanks to record-low mortgage rates and strengthening consumer confidence. But a monthly report from the Minnesota Association of Realtors says the gains were not felt evenly across the state. Minnesota reported 7,662 closings in October, an 8 percent increase from last year. The median price of those… Read more »

Maui Home Sales At Five Year High, Prices Up

October 2012 residential home sales rose to a 5-year high of 98 homes sold, a 33% increase over one year ago, according to new statistics released by the Realtors Association of Maui. The median home price rose to $487,000 from $437,500 one month ago, and $482,500 one year ago. The condominium median price increased to… Read more »

Phoenix Real Estate Market is Hot

Just like its summertime temperatures, the housing market in Phoenix is extremely hot right now! In fact, Phoenix was the best-performing metro in the country in September, with prices showing an increase of 35% when compared to the same month in 2011. And, it’s not just in one part of town either! According to the… Read more »

San Diego Home Sales and Prices Up in October

The number of homes sold in San Diego County jumped by 31.3 percent in October, compared to the same month a year ago, while prices rose by 11.1 percent, a real estate information service has announced. A total of 3,622 homes changed hands in San Diego County last month, compared to 2,759 in October 2011,… Read more »

Baltimore Home Prices, Sales Up in October

Baltimore-area home sales and prices increased in October, signaling strength in the local market. During the month, 1,967 homes sold in the region, according to data released Monday by Rockville market research firm Metropolitan Regional Information Systems. That’s a 22 percent increase over October 2011, when 1,611 homes sold. Townhome sales increased 23 percent year-over-year… Read more »

Nashville Home Sales Up 33% in October

Nashville-area home sales increased by 33.8 percent in October compared to a year ago, according to a new sales report from the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors. According to the report, 2,312 homes were sold in the area last month, up from 1,728 a year ago. Year-to-date home sales are up 26 percent. “Home sales… Read more »

Atlanta Home Sales Up, Prices Spike in October

The region’s home sales ticked up slightly in October in a somewhat encouraging sign for Atlanta’s residential real estate market, a report released Wednesday showed. Sales in October were up about 4 percent compared with the same month a year ago, according to the Atlanta Board of Realtors. It also found the median price of… Read more »

Kauai Home Sales Up, Prices Down in October

Home sales on Kauai increased in October, but prices fell for both single-family homes and condominiums, according to statistics from Hawaii Information Service. There were 38 single-family houses sold on Kauai last month, which was 11 more, or 41 percent, than the 27 homes that sold during the same month last year. Year-to-date sales are… Read more »

Northwest Arkansas Home Sales Strong in October

Local real estate agents possibly put 17.13% more money in their pockets in October, thanks to active buyers and higher home prices from the same month in 2011. Agents across Benton and Washington counties sold 470 homes in October with a value of $84.44 million, compared to $69.973 million for 420 sales in the year-over-year… Read more »

Austin Home Sales Down in October From 2011

Austin single-family home sales dropped 23 percent in October compared to a year earlier, but they’re still up 4.2 percent year-to-date. For October, there were 30 home sales, down from 39 last year, according to newly released statistics from the Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors. Year-to-date there were 323 sales, up from 310 in the… Read more »

Oahu Condo Sales Hit Five Year High in October

Sales of condominiums on Oahu last month soared more than 30 percent compared to a year ago, reaching their highest point since August 2007. And sales of single-family homes jumped by more than 25 percent, according to the Honolulu Board of Realtors. Median prices also rose — to $625,000 for single-family homes, an increase of… Read more »

Rhode Island Home Prices Dropped 7% Year Over Year in October

Single-family home prices in Rhode Island dropped 6.9 percent in October compared with the same period last year, the sixth highest price decline of any state, CoreLogic said Tuesday. In the Providence-Fall River-New Bedford area, homes prices fell 2.9 percent for the month, according to the California-based real estate tracking firm. Nationally, home prices dropped… Read more »

Maine Home Sales Increased Almost 7% in October

Maine real estate market continues to show signs of improving. According to Maine Real Estate Information System (MREIS), a total of 945 homes were sold in October, an increase of 6.78% since October 2010. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported a nationwide sales increase of 13.8% over the past 12 months. The national MSP… Read more »

Sacramento Home Sales Rise as Prices Fall in October

The number of single-family homes sold in the Sacramento region rose sharply in October, but prices continued to fall. Market researcher DataQuick said Wednesday that 1,732 existing homes were sold in Sacramento County last month, a 19.6 percent increase from the same month of 2010. Placer County saw its sales volume increase 31.1 percent to… Read more »

California Home Sales Up as Prices Drop in October

Home sales rose in California last month, but prices fell sharply as fewer high-end properties sold. Market researcher DataQuick said Wednesday that 34,087 homes and condos were sold in the state in October, up 4.3 percent from the same month last year but down nearly 4 percent from September. By comparison, October sales have averaged… Read more »

IA: Home Prices, Sales Up in October

The Iowa Association of Realtors(R) (IAR) reports that home sales and prices across the state were up again in October. IAR’s 2011 October Housing Trends Report shows the number of home sales in October increased by 12.4 percent, with 287 more sales last month than last October. IAR reports 2,606 homes sold/closed in October 2011,… Read more »

AZ: Tucson Home Prices Up Slightly in October

Home prices in Tucson edged upward in October after five straight months of declines. The median sale price was $120,000, a 2 percent increase from the previous month, numbers from the Tucson Association Realtors Multiple Listing Service show. September’s median sale price, at $117,500, reached a low not seen since early 2001. October’s median sale… Read more »

AL: Birmingham Home Sales Spiked in October

Homes sales in the Birmingham area surged in October compared to the levels of the previous year. The Birmingham Association of Realtors said today that residential transactions totaled 803 last month, an increase of 43 percent from the 563 home sales recorded in October 2010. Prices didn’t fare as well, weighed down by foreclosure-related transactions,… Read more »

Western Florida Home Sales Up in October

Single-family home sales in Escambia County rose 18.5 percent in October over the same month last year. Pensacola-based Metro Market Trends reported 295 houses sold last month compared with 249 in October 2010. Median sale prices also took a 22.3 percent jump, topping out a $119,111, versus the $97,333 median recorded by MMT for the… Read more »