Current Market Data
Housing markets across the country saw new listings growth in June, as the median list price hit yet another all-time high, and Tampa was no exception. In June, new listings nationwide increased 10.9% from May and 5.5% year over
Strong growth of single-family construction spending drove the increase, while spending on multifamily construction was flat, the National Association of Home Builders said.
Home prices continued to gain steam in April, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which showed a 2.1% increase from March and a 14.6% increase from a year earlier.
Existing-home sales declined nationwide for the fourth month in a row in May, as the median price for existing homes hit another record high, the National Association of Realtors said.
May showed the momentum keeps building in the South Florida housing market with rising prices and shorter times from listing to contract.
Mortgage applications for new-home purchases fell 9% on a monthly basis and 5.9% on a year-over-year basis in May, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported, citing its Builder Application Survey.
Market competition has eased up recently, but seven in 10 buyers still face bidding wars, according to a new report from Redfin.
As the South Florida economy rebounds, the real estate market squeezes out local residents with out-of-town buyers and an ‘on fire’ luxury segment.
Only six of the country’s top-50 largest markets saw inventory fall from April and new inventory has trended up since mid-March.
The typical increase in home sales as summer approaches failed to materialize nationwide last month, with average sales dropping 0.2% from April to May, but month-over-month sales in Miami dipped even further, declining 14.7%, according to the RE/MAX May National Housing Report.