Posts Tagged: september

New Mexico Home Prices Up in September

New Mexico home prices increased 3.2 percent in September — compared to a year earlier — in a sign of momentum that has been seen in the residential market across much of the U.S. The numbers come from a Nov. 6 report from real estate data provider CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX). According to a report in… Read more »

Albuquerque Existing Home Sales Dipped in September

Sales of previously occupied homes dropped in September across the country and in New Mexico after national numbers hit a two-year high in August. Closed sales in the Albuquerque metro area fell almost 11 percent from 731 in August to 653 in September, according to data from the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors. The median… Read more »

California’s Median Home Price at Highest Level in Four Years

The median price of a California home reached its highest level in more than four years in September, the California Association of Realtors reports. But while prices rose, a continued shortage of homes on the market lowered sales. “Low inventory – especially in distressed areas – is dampening sales activity,” association President LeFrancis Arnold said…. Read more »

Mississippi Home Prices Dropped in September

The average sales price of a home in South Mississippi fell in September after five months of increases. After August’s average sales price reached $131,287, the highest since September 2010, September gave back $7,000 of that gain. September’s average sales price was $124,026 compared with $111,738 a year ago. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Multiple Listing… Read more »

Indiana Home Sales Up 13.1% in Third Quarter Over 2011

Housing data released today for September 2012 shows an increase in closed and pending sales in central Indiana, according to a jointly released report of the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS and the Indiana Association of REALTORS. The number of closed sales in central Indiana increased by 13.1 percent in the three months ending in… Read more »

Iowa Home Prices Up But Sales Down in September

Prices were up while home sales were down throughout Iowa in September, according to the Iowa Association of Realtors (IAR). The IAR’s 2012 September Housing Trends Report shows the median sale price was up 5.8 percent from last September. The median sale price was $127,000 in September 2012 and $120,000 in September 2011. Twenty-three of… Read more »

Charlotte Home Sales, Prices Up in September

Total home sales and average sales prices were higher in September in the Charlotte area, compared with a year earlier, Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reported Tuesday. The association also said homes spent less time on the market compared to a year ago. Closings totaled 2,244 around the region in September, up 14 percent from September… Read more »

US Pending Home Sales Up Modestly in September

Contracts to buy previously owned homes rose far less than expected in September, an industry group said on Thursday, but the data continued to point to an improving tone in the housing market. The National Association of Realtors said its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed in September, gained 0.3 percent to 99.5…. Read more »

Vancouver Saw Real Estate Market Slowdown in September

A slowdown in real estate sales numbers in Vancouver, particularly in single-family homes worth more than $1 million, dragged down the country’s average home price in September, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday. In Metro Vancouver, the average home price was down 3.8 per cent in September from a year earlier, which CREA said… Read more »

Winnipeg Home Sales Dropped in September

SALES of existing homes in Winnipeg dropped 14 per cent in September, but industry officials say it’s too soon to say if three straight months of weakening sales is the start of a market correction or a temporary aberration. The Winnipeg Realtors Association said Friday that Multiple Listing Service (MLS) sales fell to 1,040 units… Read more »

Arkansas Home Sales Climbed in September

Home sales in Arkansas were up more than 10 percent in September over the same month a year ago, according to the Arkansas Realtors Association. The report showed 2,103 homes sold statewide during the month, up 10.28 percent compared to a year ago. The average price of a home rose 0.67 percent to $146,694. Pulaski… Read more »

California Home Prices Down, Sales Up in September

California home sales picked up in September from the same month last year as prices came down. Sales were up 6.7% as bargain hunters paying cash snapped up foreclosures. Sales figures remained below the average for September in Southern California and the Bay Area, according to DataQuick, a real estate information service based in San… Read more »

WA: Seattle Home Prices Drop, Sales Jump

September home sales in Seattle increased 26.2% when compared to the same month last year, DataQuick said Wednesday. Sales in the area were spurred in part by reduced home prices across the market, the real estate data firm concluded. The metro area, which includes Seattle, Tacoma and Bellevue, saw 3,747 new and resale home closings… Read more »

UT: Salt Lake City Home Sales Jumped 30% in September Over 2010

Home sales are quietly seeing double- digit gains along the Wasatch Front, and the expectation is that should continue through the end of the year. Salt Lake Board of Realtors communications director Dave Anderton said Friday the board’s preliminary numbers for September sales showed a 30 percent increase over September 2010. Official numbers for September… Read more »

USA: Home Resales Dropped in September

The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes fell in September. Home sales are on pace to match last year’s dismal figures — the worst in 13 years. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that home sales dropped 3 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.91 million homes. That’s… Read more »

Western Pennsylvania Home Sales Dipped in September

Home sales in the Pittsburgh region fell slightly in September compared to a year ago, according to a report released Tuesday. There were 1,999 sales last month in the five-county region, down 2.2 percent from 2,045 in September 2010, said RealStats, a South Side-based real estate information company. The average sales price continued to increase,… Read more »

Northern VA Home Sales Down in September from August, and From 2011

Home sales across Northern Virginia were down 12.7 percent in September compared to a month before, even as average and median sales prices rose, according to RealEstate Business Intelligence, an arm of the local multiple-listing service. A total of 2,162 homes traded hands in September across the Northern Virginia suburbs, which include Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier,… Read more »

HI: Oahu Home Sales Up, Prices Down in September

Oahu followed the trend of the Neighbor Islands for home sales in September, with the number of sales rising on lower median prices, according to statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors. Sales of single-family homes rose 4 percent to 284 sales last month, compared to 273 homes sold in September 2010. However, the median… Read more »

HI: Home Prices Fell in September on Kauai, Big Island

Sales of single-family homes rose on Hawaii island and Kauai in September compared with a year earlier, while prices continued to fall, the Hawaii Information Service reported today. Sales of condominium prices were unchanged on both islands, while prices fell, according to the report. The Kauai single-family market experienced the biggest gain, with the number… Read more »

NY: Real Estate Inventory Increasing After Labor Day

As usual, Labor Day marked a pick-up in sales inventory after the typically slow summer. The seasonal increase should lead to more opportunity for buyers and more sales. According to Noah Rosenblatt, founder of, a website that tracks Manhattan’s inventory in real time, post-Labor Day sales inventory is on par with last year, when… Read more »