Tag: Market Conditions

A $400,000 Profit From Flipping A Single House?

A $400,000 Profit From Flipping A Single House?

August 14, 2019 |

Flipping homes is popular once again. It took about eight years after the Great Recession that started in 2006 for home prices to rebound to the levels seen before the recession. Then, by 2016, in many areas, home prices started to rapidly increase.

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NAHB: Housing Market Index Rises 1 Point in July

NAHB: Housing Market Index Rises 1 Point in July

July 17, 2019 |

Home Builder sentiment rose one point in July according to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index. 2019 builder confidence in housing market condition continued to fall short of 2018 levels. July’s Housing Market Index reading of 65 was one point higher than June’s reading.

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How To Find Hot Real Estate Markets

How To Find Hot Real Estate Markets

July 16, 2019 |

A hot market in real estate is identified by a few things, which include higher prices, lower amounts of unsold inventory, and desirable neighborhoods. Neighborhoods can increase in value because of having an excellent location, high-paying jobs, quality schools, and a variety of attractive amenities.

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NAHB: Builder Confidence Slips in June

NAHB: Builder Confidence Slips in June

June 20, 2019 |

Homebuilder confidence dropped two points in June according to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index. June’s index reading was 64, which indicates strong sentiment among home builders for current housing market conditions.

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Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

May 29, 2019 |

Case-Shiller Indices reported slower home price growth in March with a 3.70 percent gain year-over-year as compared to 3.90 percent home price growth for the year-over-year period in 2018. This was the slowest pace of home price growth in seven years.

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NAHB: May Home Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level in 7 Months

NAHB: May Home Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level in 7 Months

May 16, 2019 |

The National Association of Home Builders reported the highest builder confidence reading in seven months for May. May’s reading exceeded expectations for an index reading of 64 and rose three points to 67.

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Case-Shiller: February Home Price Growth Rate Slowest in 6.50 Years

Case-Shiller: February Home Price Growth Rate Slowest in 6.50 Years

May 9, 2019 |

Home price growth slowed in February according to the Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index. Home price growth hit its lowest rate in more than six years; this indicates that the roaring growth of home prices is settling and could provide opportunities for more would-be buyers to enter the housing market.

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States With The Best Opportunities To Acquire Investment Property

States With The Best Opportunities To Acquire Investment Property

May 3, 2019 |

Real estate investors sometimes get stuck in a rut. They repeat the same type of investment that they did before. This is not necessarily a bad thing because a successful experience is worth repeating. However, it is also a good idea to occasionally take a look at the big picture as well, to see what else is out there for investment consideration.

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FOMC Statement: No Changes to Key Fed Rate

FOMC Statement: No Changes to Key Fed Rate

May 2, 2019 |

The meeting of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee ended Wednesday with the Committee’s customary post-meeting statement recapping monetary policy matters considered by the Committee. Members voted not to change the current target rate range of the federal funds rate. The current rate range of 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent.

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NAHB: Home Builder Confidence Rises in April

NAHB: Home Builder Confidence Rises in April

April 18, 2019 |

Home builder confidence increased in April to an index reading of 63, which was one point higher than for March and the highest reading in six months. Analysts said that April’s reading revealed more about housing market conditions in the past six months than it was an indicator of future market conditions.

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