Deborah Strudler

Keller Williams Realty Houston Metropolitan

550 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 350
Houston, TX 77027


Cell: 713-254-2806   
Phone: (713)621-8001 
Fax: (713) 621-4977

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April 2018

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Existing-Home Sales Rebound 3.0 Percent in February

WASHINGTON (March 21, 2018) — Despite consistently low inventory levels and faster price growth, existing-home sales bounced back in February after two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sizeable sales increases in the South and West offset declines in the Northeast and Midwest.





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"Property Brothers" stars Jonathan and Drew Scott don't just create dream homes for their clients on TV—they also do it for free! How? As part of Habitat for Humanity's second annual Home Is the Key Campaign, running through the month of April, the Scotts are helping build two homes in Nashville, TN, for single moms Ashlee and Amanda.”





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National housing indicators

Existing home sales (August)

5.29 million units*

Existing home median price (August)

$267,200

Housing Starts (August)

1.282 million units*

New home sales ()

0.627 million units*

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

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Home ownership

4th Quarter 2017

64.2%

3rd Quarter 2017

63.9%

The homeownership rate of 64.2 percent was not statistically different from the rates in the fourth quarter 2016 (63.7 percent) or the third quarter 2017 (63.9 percent).

New home sales

January 2018

-7.8%

February 2018

-0.6%

Sales of new single-family houses in February 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 618,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 0.6 percent (±13.3 percent)* below the revised January rate of 622,000, but is 0.5 percent (±16.6 percent)* above the February 2017 estimate of 615,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Deborah Strudler

Home Ownership matters…to people, to communities, and to America. Why? • For every two homes sold, one job is created in the U.S. • Each purchase generates as much as $60,000 in economic activity over time. Read more

Buying is now cheaper than renting in 74 percent of the nation’s largest cities. Low home prices and “rock-bottom” interest rates as well as tax advantages of homeownership are the reasons why it’s now cheaper to BUY a 2-bdrm home than to rent one. Check out this CNN Money article with the details. Read more

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