Current Market Data
Boston real estate is feeling the effects as more potential home buyers are adjusting their budgets.
The inventory of unsold homes increased in April, while the median existing-home sales price rose, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
“Builders are responding to higher mortgage rates and are chasing rising rents, with fewer homebuyers and more renters being forced to renew their leases.” — NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun
The release of the monthly survey from the National Association of Home Builders comes as the Biden Administration unveiled a housing-supply action plan that aims to boost the supply of affordable apartments and new homes.
Despite the drop in demand, homes are selling faster than ever.
A new report ranks Massachusetts as one of the worst states in the country when it comes to property taxes.
The data illustrates the struggle for first-time homebuyers trying to get a foot in the housing door in the country’s largest markets.
Despite a slow start to the spring homebuying season, prospective buyers are showing some resiliency in the face of higher mortgage rates, as seen by two weeks in a row of increasing loan applications.
Homes are selling at record-breaking speed.
Seventy percent of the 185 metros surveyed by the National Association of REALTORS® saw double-digit price gains in the first quarter, compared to 66% in the preceding period.