CAR Market Matters

CAR Market Matters

Talking Points … The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, covering the entire nation, rose 4.5 percent in the 12 months ended in June, slightly greater than a 4.4 percent increase in May. The 10-city index saw a slightly lower gain of 4.6 percent from a year earlier, compared with a 4.7 percent increase in May. The 20-city index gained 5 percent year-over-year, compared with a 4.9 percent increase in May. Month-over-month home price gains were modest, according to the report. Not seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Index rose 1 percent from May to...
Housing Matters Blog

Housing Matters Blog

Research and Economics shares the most up-to-date information about the California’s housing market in our blog. We also give insights on the general economic conditions and how the overall picture affects the real estate industry and its consumers. The latest enteries: The Economy At A Glance Expensive Housing Markets Do Not Build Much 8 Things You Need To Know About California Home...
CAR Market Matters

CAR Market Matters

Talking Points … Home prices have risen in the second quarter of the year in most metro areas across the country, especially California, according to the latest quarterly report from the National Association of REALTORS®. Four of the top five most expensive housing markets for single family homes can be found in Golden State metro areas: San Jose, San Francisco, Anaheim-Santa Ana, and San Diego. San Jose is at the top of the report’s most expensive markets, as the median price for an existing single-family home there is $980,000. San Francisco came in second at...
Don’t Miss the CAR REALTOR Expo

Don’t Miss the CAR REALTOR Expo

Along with celebrating C.A.R.’s 110th anniversary, EXPO 2015 offers three days full of opportunties for you to discover new strategies, gain momentum, and channel your energy as you look forward to 2016. Choose from more than 30 free sessions over the three days. Hone your “millennial speak,” and reach the most coveted first-time buyer demographic. Hear how the surge of international investors is spurring major development projects across California. Wow your clients with your neighborhood expertise in new ways by playing with local data. All this and more is waiting… and FREE. All you have to do is register. Skip the lines! Register online today! San Jose Convention Center October 6 – 8 Register...
CAR Market Matters

CAR Market Matters

Talking Points … Mortgage applications increased 4.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. The Refinance Index increased 6 percent from the previous week. The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index increased 3 percent from one week earlier. Refinance activity was the highest since May when rates were last at this level. The increase in purchase activity was also notable for this time of year, up 23 percent relative to a year...
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