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WTSP-TV Tampa
Housing shortage eases in some marketsof Realtors said last week (week ending 9/24). That was the lowest August stock
Housing shortage eases in some markets
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
of Realtors said last week (week ending 9/24). That was the lowest August stockpile since 2004, says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. Yun blamed the shortage for his group’s announcement that existing home sales fell in August for the second... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Home resales fall 0.9% in Augustand may be delaying their purchases. The slowdown "is somewhat surprising give
Home resales fall 0.9% in August
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
and may be delaying their purchases. The slowdown "is somewhat surprising given the broader economy is creating jobs," Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the Realtors group in Washington, told reporters as the figures were released. "Inventories... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga home sales rise despite decline nationwidereal estate firm Trulia. "Those who want to sell their home might not do so bec
Chattanooga home sales rise despite decline nationwide
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
real estate firm Trulia. "Those who want to sell their home might not do so because finding another home is difficult." Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, also said recent job growth is not yielding higher home sales. "Healthy labor markets in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
With fewer homes to buy, property sales dropcounties. "Healthy labor markets in most of the country should be creating a s
With fewer homes to buy, property sales drop
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
counties. "Healthy labor markets in most of the country should be creating a sustained demand for home purchases," said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. But, he added, the lack of inventory is blocking a housing rebound. "Without more supply,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Central Ohio home sales set record in Augustprevious month to the second-lowest pace of the year. The median sales price ro
Central Ohio home sales set record in August
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
previous month to the second-lowest pace of the year. The median sales price rose for the 54th straight month to $240,000. Lawrence Yun, the chief economist with the trade group, attributed the sales decline to rising prices and the continued lack... Read more
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Newsmax
Sales of Existing US Homes Unexpectedly Declined in Augusthome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
Sales of Existing US Homes Unexpectedly Declined in August
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to greater supply compared... Read more
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The Hill
Sales of existing homes fall in August on low inventory levelshave inched backward because inventory isn't picking up to tame price growth an
Sales of existing homes fall in August on low inventory levels
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
have inched backward because inventory isn't picking up to tame price growth and replace what's being quickly sold,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “Healthy labor markets in most the country should be creating a sustained demand for home... Read more
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FOX Business
U.s. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Fall In Augusthome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
U.s. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Fall In August
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to greater supply compared... Read more
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FOX Business
U.s. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Fall In Augusthome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
U.s. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Fall In August
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Continue Reading Below Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
NAR Stumped As Existing Home Sales Slide Continues; Lack Of Household Income Growth Blamedall cash were 22%; investors represented 13% while distressed sales were 5% of
NAR Stumped As Existing Home Sales Slide Continues; Lack Of Household Income Growth Blamed
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
all cash were 22%; investors represented 13% while distressed sales were 5% of total sales Even the traditionally cheerful Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, was perplexed and said that recent job growth is not yielding higher home sales. "Healthy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US existing home sales unexpectedly fall in Augusthome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
US existing home sales unexpectedly fall in August
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to greater supply compared... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. existing home sales unexpectedly fall in Augusthome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
U.S. existing home sales unexpectedly fall in August
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to greater supply compared... Read more
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CNBC
Existing home sales unexpectedly fall in August amid inventory shortagehome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
Existing home sales unexpectedly fall in August amid inventory shortage
CNBC / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to greater supply compared... Read more
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FOX Business
Existing Home Sales Fall For Second Straight Monthhome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
Existing Home Sales Fall For Second Straight Month
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to greater supply compared... Read more
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FOX Business
Existing Home Sales Fall For Second Straight Monthhome price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choi
Existing Home Sales Fall For Second Straight Month
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
home price growth. "We go back to the same bottom line: lack of inventory choices and prices rising way too fast," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Continue Reading Below Only the Northeast saw more sales in part, the NAR said, due to... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Mortgage Rates Stay Low; So Does HomebuildingJuly. Annual rates for housing startsNot enough construction A lot of cities
Mortgage Rates Stay Low; So Does Homebuilding
Bankrate.com / Posted 6 days ago
July. Annual rates for housing startsNot enough construction A lot of cities suffer from a shortage of new houses, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. "Inadequate single-family home construction since the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Home construction lags based on job growth, study findsprice growth and making it very difficult for prospective buyers to find an aff
Home construction lags based on job growth, study finds
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
price growth and making it very difficult for prospective buyers to find an affordable home, especially young adults," Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtor group, said in a statement. "Without the expected pick-up in building as job... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas area needs more than 132,000 additional home starts, Realtors' report findsit very difficult for prospective buyers to find an affordable home — especiall
Dallas area needs more than 132,000 additional home starts, Realtors' report finds
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
it very difficult for prospective buyers to find an affordable home — especially young adults," Realtors' chief economist Lawrence Yun said in the study. "Without the expected pickup in building as job gains rose in recent years, new and existing... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Why Are House Sellers on the Fence?pretty simple, they know they will be facing the same low inventory and financi
Why Are House Sellers on the Fence?
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 13 days ago
pretty simple, they know they will be facing the same low inventory and financial/loan issues as home buyers. According to Lawrence Yun, the chief economist with the National Association of Realtors (NAR), "Realtors are reporting diminished buyer... Read more
28d
Zero Hedge
Pending Home Sales Tumble For 2nd Month In A RowThe Fed hikes?) And while mortgage apps rose last week (despite a modest rise
Pending Home Sales Tumble For 2nd Month In A Row
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
The Fed hikes?) And while mortgage apps rose last week (despite a modest rise in rates), the improvement is slowing. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says a sizable jump in the West lifted pending home sales higher in July. “Amidst tight... Read more
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CNBC
Pending home sales inch up 1.3% in July but prices still highthe entire summer, contract activity last month was able to pick up at least mo
Pending home sales inch up 1.3% in July but prices still high
CNBC / Posted 28 days ago
the entire summer, contract activity last month was able to pick up at least modestly in a majority of areas," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors. "Buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an... Read more
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Business Insider
Pending home sales rise more than expectedbut buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an of
Pending home sales rise more than expected
Business Insider / Posted 28 days ago
but buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an offer on a home available for sale," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist, in the release. He noted that according to realtors, there's huge demand for... Read more
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FOX Business
July Pending Home Sales Rise 1.3%but buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an of
July Pending Home Sales Rise 1.3%
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
but buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an offer on a home available for sale," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. News Corp., owner of The Wall Street Journal, also owns Move Inc., which operates a... Read more
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FOX Business
July Pending Home Sales Rise 1.3%but buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an of
July Pending Home Sales Rise 1.3%
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
but buyers still have few choices and little time before deciding to make an offer on a home available for sale," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Continue Reading Below News Corp., owner of The Wall Street Journal, also owns Move... Read more
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Newsmax
WSJ: Chinese Investors Plough $13 Billion Into US Real Estatethe NAR. U.S. home buyers paid only $266,683 on average, Barron’s reported. Th
WSJ: Chinese Investors Plough $13 Billion Into US Real Estate
Newsmax / Posted 28 days ago
the NAR. U.S. home buyers paid only $266,683 on average, Barron’s reported. The dominance of Chinese buyers is “striking,” Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the trade group, tod Barron’s. And about 71% of Chinese buyers pay these large sums in cash.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tips for surviving in today’s bidding warsyear received multiple offers, leaving behind a trail of disheartened buyers.
Tips for surviving in today’s bidding wars
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
year received multiple offers, leaving behind a trail of disheartened buyers. “It’s really almost a national phenomenon,” Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, said of the Boston-area market. Steady job growth and... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Fed: Real estate loan demand jumped in Q2existing inventory combined with new home construction failing to catch up with
Fed: Real estate loan demand jumped in Q2
Bankrate.com / Posted 1 months ago
existing inventory combined with new home construction failing to catch up with underlying demand," NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said. The state of the housing market could have a tremendous impact on the Federal Open Market Committee when... Read more

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