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All-Cash Home Sales on the Rise

Cash buyers are becoming more common in many U.S. real estate markets, even as the housing market begins to cool.

February 13, 2023 - The Washington Post

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Home Prices, Demand on Downward Trajectory

The once-overheated housing market continues to cool as rising interest rates reduce demand.

October 26, 2022 - Bloomberg

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Seven Charts Highlight the Strangeness of the Housing Market

The unique conditions created during the last few years have upended the U.S. housing market and led to some unusual trends.

October 12, 2022 - Bloomberg News

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Austin Metro Home Sales Slow Dramatically

After a whirlwind of rising costs and sharply spiking demand for housing in smaller cities, the housing market is cooling down to pre-pandemic levels.

July 21, 2022 - KVUE

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Zillow's 'iBuying' Algorithms Overpaid For Homes

After investing more than $1 billion in buying homes over the last few years, Zillow has ended its 'iBuying' experiment as anticipated profits fail to materialize.

November 8, 2021 - Curbed


New York Real Estate Market Shows First Signs of an Uneven Recovery

New data make it possible to trace outline of COVID-19's footprint on the Big Apple real estate market.

January 10, 2021 - The New York Times

Suburban Home

Study Finds Seniors Could Be Stuck with Unsellable Homes in the Future

A new paper predicts that home-buying trends among younger generations will lead to a flood of homes that older homeowners will not be able to sell.

August 25, 2020 - UANow

African American

New Homes Selling Like Hotcakes

New homes, located mostly on the fringe of developed areas, are selling at a torrid pace this summer.

July 14, 2020 - CNBC

Suburban Homes

Home Prices Grows as Inventories Tighten in Detroit

The housing market in Detroit reflects a strong economy and low mortgage rates.

October 23, 2019 - Crain's Detroit Business

Arizona Sprawl

Predictions That Phoenix and Tucson Will Merge Revisited

Before the recession, bumper Arizona home sales led to predictions that the state's two largest cities might merge by 2040. The downturn stalled those forecasts, but now they're being revisited.

May 6, 2019 - Arizona Republic

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Zillow to Start Flipping Homes in California

Tech companies that use algorithms to make rapid offers on a large scale are growing players in the U.S. housing market.

December 19, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Downton Abbey

Million-Dollar Home Sales Jump 25%

The luxury market has been “reignited,” according to Realtor.com.

July 16, 2018 - Dallas News


Where a Higher Transit Score Means Higher Property Values

A Redfin analysis reveals the U.S. metro area where access to transit translates most directly to property value.

March 21, 2017 - Builder

Texas Homes

Houston Real Estate Slumping Along with the Oil Industry

The Houston Chronicle investigates the Houston-Area real estate market, finding signs of the oil slump's effect on a formerly hot market.

August 13, 2016 - Houston Chronicle

Viva Las House Flipping

While the practice of flipping houses has not yet returned to its pre-recession levels, one city in particular, is climbing quickly back to peak levels: Las Vegas.

March 1, 2016 - Bloomberg Business

Hot Housing Market Shows Signs of Cooling

Commenting on a recent drop in new-home sales, mortgage applications, and slowing home price increases, Goldman Sachs analysts are reporting that America's housing market has hit “a pothole.”

August 30, 2013 - Marketwatch

Builders Can't Keep Up with Demand for Homes

The rapid recovery of the housing market has caught America's home builders off guard with record low levels of inventory. The return of "bubblelike price jumps" and bidding wars are causing problems for buyers and sellers alike.

March 22, 2013 - The New York Times

In Two Housing Markets, Recession is Either Memory or Reality

There are two housing markets, "one for the rich and one for everyone else," writes Michelle Conlin. Sales and subsequent bidding wars are back in richer neighborhoods, while approximately 98.5% of the population see no end to the recession just yet.

September 22, 2011 - Boston Globe

Home Building and Sales Down

New figures from the National Association of Realtors show that the number of new homes being built and the number of homes being sold were both down during May.

July 3, 2010 - The New York Times

Homes Shrink As Lower-Priced Homes Sales Surge

More first-time, energy-conscious, urban home buyers with smaller households have contributed to a noticeable reduction in home size as shown in 2008-2009 housing Census data. Concurrently, lower-priced home sales outpaced more expensive homes.

June 28, 2010 - The Philadelphia Inquirer Via Austin American Statesman

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