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Housing Trends

March 2015

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Existing-Home Sales Slightly Improve in February, Price Growth Gains Steam

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2015) – Existing-home sales increased modestly in February, but constrained inventory levels pushed price growth to its fastest pace in a year, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

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5 Spring Home Buying Strategies

The spring home-buying boom is underway, and this year buyers in some markets will face an increased amount of competition due to low housing inventory. In fact, the most recent existing-home sales report from the National Association of REALTORS® cautions that "Insufficient supply appears to be hampering prospective buyers in several areas of the country and is hiking prices."

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National housing indicators

Existing home sales (March)

4.88 millions units*

Existing home median price (March)

$202,600

Housing Starts (March)

8.97 millions units*

New home sales (March)

4.81 millions units*

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

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 2014

+64.0%

4th Qtr 2013

+65.2%

The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2014 was 64.0 percent, down 1.2 (+/- 0.4) percentage points from the fourth quarter 2013 rate of 65.2 percent. The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest and South were lower than the rates in the fourth quarter 2013, while the rate in the West was not statistically different from the rate a year ago.

New home sales

February 2015

+7.8*%

January 2015

+4.4*%

Sales of new single-family houses in February 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000. This is 7.8 percent (+/- 15.2%)* above the revised January 2015 estimate of 500,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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