By the Numbers

Realtor.com predicts Houston home sales will increase slightly in 2020

Realtor.com predicts Houston home sales will increase slightly in 2020


It seems 2020 will be a challenge for buyers – “not because of what they can afford but rather what they can find,” according to Realtor.com.

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Houston home prices overvalued, according to CoreLogic

Houston home prices overvalued, according to CoreLogic


Also included in the report is the finding that millennials are generally unconcerned about qualifying for a home loan.

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Case-Shiller reports home prices up nationwide in September

Case-Shiller reports home prices up nationwide in September


The rebound could mean an accelerating market nationwide.

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Home sales bounce back in South

Home sales bounce back in South


NAR’s chief economist predicts a continued increase in sales if buyers have adequate inventory.

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Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains

Housing starts up in the South – the sole region to show gains


Two percent jump in housing starts nationwide could mean lower chance of recession

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Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying

Southern homebuyers slightly more optimistic about buying


More than two-thirds of homebuyers believe housing availability getting harder.

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Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents

Buyers increasingly depend on family while sellers rely on agents


NAR report: Selling without the assistance of an agent at a near all-time low

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Houston home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend

Houston home prices jump in September, following nationwide trend


All 50 states saw a boost in prices last month. CoreLogic reports half of millennial homebuyers used retirement savings to help them purchase their first home.

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Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong

Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong


The Fed cuts interest rates while a Commerce Department report notes recent economic growth was driven in part by the real estate sector.

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NAR: South continues to outperform on pending home sales

NAR: South continues to outperform on pending home sales


NAR economist urges developers to consider converting vacant office space, shopping malls to condos to relieve housing shortage.

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