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Pending Home Sales Drop on Monthly, Yearly Basis

“Today’s data signal that home sales activity is likely to remain steady, at a low level, over the next few months as limited options and significant affordability challenges weigh on buyers,” said Realtor.com Senior Economic Research Analyst Hannah Jones.

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When’s the Best Day to Buy a Home in 2024?

According to a new ATTOM report, homebuyers who close on this January date are offered the lowest premium above the automated valuation model. While still above market value, the average homebuyer is only paying a 3.8% premium, compared to the 14.4% premium recorded in May.

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2024: Is Housing Affordability on the Rebound?

Cooling housing demand and an increase in rental home options are projected to keep home sales stable in the coming year, according to Realtor.com's 2024 Housing Forecast. As the market continues to moderate, here’s what experts predict for mortgage rates by the end of the year.

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Migration, Immigration Fueled Population Growth in Past Years

While the national population growth rate plummeted during the pandemic, the latest State of the Nation’s Housing report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies revealed migration and immigration were the key source of growth in 2022, as domestic migration was the largest source of growth in 56% of the counties analyzed.

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