When buying a new house, it’s easy to get distracted by size and think that bigger is always better. However, depending on your situation, the complete opposite may be true.So how can
July ExistingHome Sales Near FourYear High
Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected existing home sales to increase more modestly to 5.15 million from the June’s originally reported sales pace of 5.08 million. June sales were revised down to 5.06 million.The boost in sales came two months after a sharp jump in the NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index, which was 111.3 in May, up 5.8 percent from April.
Despite the month-over-month decline, the median price of an existing-home, at $213,500, was 13.7 percent ahead of the price in July 2012, the strongest year-over-year percentage price gain since October 2005.
The inventory of homes for sale rose to 2.28 million from 2.15 million in June, translating to a 5.1 month supply unchanged from a month ago. June inventory was revised down from last month’s report.
Marc Blitstein has been a licensed Real Estate Agent since 2004. Real estate experience has been in employee relocation, residential property, short sales, investment property, and bank owned property....
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