Kendra Dempsey

Exit Realty Solutions

13700 Highway 59 S
Splendora, TX 77372


Cell: 281-787-4103   
Phone: 281-399-2099 
Fax: 281-399-2091

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Existing-Home Sales Rise in October with Ongoing Price and Equity Gains

WASHINGTON (November 19, 2012) - Sales of existing homes increased in October, even with some regional impact from Hurricane Sandy, while home prices continued to rise due to lower levels of inventory supply, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...
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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.79 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$178,600

Housing Starts ()

894,000 units*

New home sales ()

389,000 units (September)*

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

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Home ownership

3rd Qtr 12

65.5%

3rd Qtr 11

66.3%

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2012 (65.5 percent) was lower than the third quarter 2011 rate (66.3 percent). The homeownership rate in the South was lower than the corresponding second quarter 2011 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West were not statistically different.

New home sales

Sept 12

+5.7%

Aug 12

-1.3%

Sales of new single-family houses in September 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 389,000. This is 5.7 percent (+/- 14.8%)* above the revised August 2012 estimate of 368,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Kendra Dempsey

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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