Current Market Data
In February, 36% of homes sold above the asking price as the decline in homes for sale hit a record low.
The Greater Boston Association of Realtors says the numbers offer an early sign of an extremely active spring local housing market.
Eighty-eight percent of all homebuyers said they used an agent as a source of information during their search, and 91% of millennials age 22 to 30 said the same.
Bigger is better when it comes to houses on the market, according to a new report from Realtor.com.
Brokers remain optimistic despite low inventory of homes, the ongoing pandemic and iBuyers.
It is not “first comes love, then comes marriage,” but for many women, “first comes homeownership,” according to First American Chief Economist Odeta Kushi.
Homebuyers are taking advantage of remote-work policies as interest in vacation towns and suburbs spikes.
Nationally, homeowners with mortgages saw their home equity increase by 16.2% year-over-year from the fourth quarter of 2019.
Lenders issued $1.06 trillion worth of mortgages in the fourth quarter of 2020 with refis contributing to the boost.
“More jobs are very likely, due to the near certain passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package and from two million vaccinations per day,” National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun said in a release.