Real Estate Market Trends

New Home Starts and Permits Surged in January

As a lack of inventory drives home prices higher and higher, builders are continuing to ramp up the number of new homes under construction in the U.S. In fact, January saw housing starts jump by 9.7% compared to December and building permits increase by 7.4% compared to December! While these numbers are encouraging, there is still plenty of progress to be made before inventory return to normal levels.

Reasons to Be Thankful: Real Estate Edition

Yes, housing inventory remains extremely low and tax reform could potentially harm homeowners, but Realtor Magazine points out that there is actually a lot to be thankful for in real estate this holiday season. Don't believe me? Keep reading to see why!

Typical Home Tenure Before Selling Stands at 10 Years

Are you a home seller in 2017? Statistically-speaking, you are probably 55 years old, lived in your old home for 10 years, and sold it for a tidy $47,500 profit. Keep reading to learn more about the typical home seller and how the market is changing in 2017!