Dani Carpenter

Remax of Spokane

12810 E NoraSuite E
Spokane Valley, WA 99216


Cell: (509) 879-2226   
Phone: (509) 922-3000 
Fax: (509) 344-0792

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Existing-Home Sales Decline in March but Inventory Down, Prices Stabilizing

WASHINGTON (April 19, 2012) – Existing-home sales were down in March but continue to outpace year-ago levels, while inventory tightened and home prices are showing further signs of stabilizing, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...
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Pending Home Sales Ease in February but Solidly Higher Than a Year Ago

Pending home sales were down slightly in February but remain notably above the pattern in the first half of last year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...

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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.48 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$163,800

Housing Starts ()

654,000 units*

New home sales ()

328,000 units *

*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 11

66.0%

3rd Qtr 11

66.3%

The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2011 (66.0 percent) was lower than the fourth quarter 2010 rate (66.5 percent). The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from their corresponding fourth quarter 2010 rates.

New home sales

Mar 12

-7.1%

Feb 12

+7.3%

Sales of new single-family houses in March 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 328,000. This is 7.1 percent (+/- 20.7%)* below the revised February 2012 estimate of 353,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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