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Existing-Home Sales Spring Ahead in March

WASHINGTON (April 20, 2016) — Bolstered by big gains in the Northeast and Midwest, existing-home sales bounced back in March and remained slightly up from a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®.



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Realtors® Give Homebuyers Leg Up in Competitive Spring Market

WASHINGTON (April 13, 2016) – With demand exceeding supply in markets across the U.S., homebuyers may be facing an uphill battle to find the perfect home this spring. Total housing inventory at the end of February was 1.88 million existing homes available for sale, 1.1 percent lower than last year and at a 4.4 month supply at the current sales pace, which is below the roughly six month supply level needed for a balanced market between buyers and sellers.



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National housing indicators

Existing home sales (March)

5.33 millions units*

Existing home median price (March)

$222,700

Housing Starts (March)

1.089 millions units*

New home sales (February)

0.512 millions units*

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

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 2015

+63.8%

4th Qtr 2014

+64%

The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2015 was 63.8 percent, down 0.2 (+/- 0.4)* percentage points from the fourth quarter 2014 rate of 64.0 percent. The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South and West were not statistically different from the rates in the fourth quarter 2014.

New home sales

February 2016

+2.0%

January 2016

-7.0%

Sales of new single-family houses in February 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 512,000. This is 2.0 percent (+/- 18.8%)* above the revised January 2016 estimate of 502,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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