Lori Lincoln

Keller Williams Realty


Cell: 508-878-0917   
Phone: 508-878-0917 
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Existing-Home Sales Subside 0.6 Percent in June Share

WASHINGTON (July 23, 2018) — Existing-home sales decreased for the third straight month in June, as declines in the South and West exceeded sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The ongoing supply and demand imbalance helped push June’s median sales price to a new all-time high.





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National housing indicators

Existing home sales (June)

5.38 millions units*

Existing home median price (June)

$276,900

Housing Starts (June)

1.173 millions units*

New home sales (May)

0.689 millions units*

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

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Home ownership

1st Quarter 2018

64.2%

2nd Quarter 201

64.3%

The homeownership rate of 64.3 percent was not statistically different from the rate in the second quarter 2017 (63.7 percent) nor from the rate in the first quarter 2018 (64.2 percent).

New home sales

April 2018

-1.5%

May 2018

+6.7%

Sales of new single-family houses in May 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 6.7 percent (±14.1 percent)* above the revised April rate of 646,000 and is 14.1 percent (±19.9 percent)* above the May 2017 estimate of 604,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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After 6 years of declining home values we are now in a sellers market in most cities and towns in Massachusetts. Here's the data. The median sale price in January in Taunton for single family homes is $239,250. The sale prices increased by 34.78% from the previous month. Read more

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