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July 2019 Real Estate Market Report

Home Value Growth Continues Steady Normalization as Inventory Creeps Up The rate of year-over-year home value growth has fallen in each of the past seven months. The median U.S. home is worth $229,000, up 5.2% from this time last year. Rents grew 1.9% on an annual basis. The median monthly rent in the U.S. is […]

June 2019 Real Estate Market Report

U.S. Rent Growth Accelerates as Home Values Stabilize Rents grew for the ninth straight month, and are now up 3% year-over-year. The median monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,483. Home values grew 5.2% year-over-year, down from 7.6% annual growth at this time last year. For-sale inventory in the U.S. fell 0.8% annually. There are […]

May 2019 Real Estate Market Report

Housing Market Continues to Cool and Normalize  The typical U.S. home was worth $226,800 in May, up 5.4% from a year earlier but down 0.1% from April. The median monthly U.S. rent is $1,479, up 2.7% year-over-year. For-sale inventory in the U.S. fell 0.5% from a year ago, but rose in 23 of the 35 […]

April 2019 Real Estate Market Report

Home Values Dip Month-Over-Month for First Time in Seven Years In April, the median home value fell 0.1% from March, the first time the market has posted a monthly decline in seven years. A more stable metric—year-over-year appreciation—shows U.S. home values up just 6.1% from last April. That’s below annual growth of 7.5% in April […]

March 2019 Real Estate Market Report

Home Value Cooling Is More About Changes in Demand Than Supply The market has begun to cool, with the median home value nationally climbing in March by less than 7% annually (to $226,700) for the first time in more than two years. Home values are growing especially slowly in some markets that until recently were […]

February 2019 Real Estate Market Report

Rent Growth Climbs Again After Short-Lived Correction For a while last year, it looked like the U.S. rental market might be headed for a serious slowdown. Year-over-year rent growth dipped below 1 percent – and then it stopped growing altogether. In September and October, the U.S. median rent was lower than it had been the […]

January 2019 Real Estate Market Report

For First Time in 5 Years, Buyers Have More Selection to Start the Year U.S. for-sale home inventory increased 1.2 percent from a year ago. The largest inventory increases were seen in softening but still competitive West Coast markets. The typical U.S. home was worth $225,300 in January, 7.5 percent more than a year ago. […]

December 2018 Real Estate Market Report

Amid Steady U.S. Growth in 2018, Some Markets Flagged While Others Flew  Home value appreciation was slower in December than it was a year ago in 19 of the 35 largest housing markets. The typical U.S. home is worth $223,900, 7.6 percent more than it was a year ago. The median rent increased 1.4 percent […]

November 2018 Real Estate Market Report

Inventory Climbs for Third Straight Month, But Don’t Call it a Comeback The number of homes on the market in November rose 0.4 percent from a year earlier, the third consecutive month of modest gains following nearly four years of inventory declines. In November, there were 1.6 million homes on the market – well below […]

October 2018 Real Estate Market Report

Inventory Climbs Meaningfully for the First Time in Almost Four Years The number of homes for sale in October rose 3 percent, the first year-over-year gain of more than 1 percent since December 2014. The boost comes nowhere near making up for years of inventory declines: The number of homes for sale in October was […]

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