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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga home prices rise 6.5 percent in the past year to record highthe number of single-family home starts is still barely half what it was at the
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
the number of single-family home starts is still barely half what it was at the peak in 2005 and 2006 in Chattanooga. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said home prices in most American cities continued... Read more
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TheBull
US new home construction slows in Julyfollowing the Great Recession met by slow construction of new homes while many
TheBull / Posted 6 days ago
following the Great Recession met by slow construction of new homes while many current homeowners are reluctant to sell. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said a housing shortage in the United States was... Read more
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New Kerala
Home Prices Jump 6.2 Percent in Second Quarter; Eclipse 2016 High - newkerala news #263808with the second quarter of 2016. Twenty-three areas (13 percent) recorded lower
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
with the second quarter of 2016. Twenty-three areas (13 percent) recorded lower median prices from a year earlier. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says home prices in most metro areas continued their fast ascent in the second quarter... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio housing market remains hot, on track for record yearfor sale nationwide was a “staggering” 7.1 percent lower than it was a year ear
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
for sale nationwide was a “staggering” 7.1 percent lower than it was a year earlier, the association’s chief economist, Lawrence Yun, said in a news release. Soaring home prices are forcing some potential buyers to hold back, he said. “The home... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Why more people in Southern California aren’t selling their homesRealtors survey found home sellers had lived in their homes for nine or 10 year
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Realtors survey found home sellers had lived in their homes for nine or 10 years in recent years, said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. Historically, the average was six to seven years. “It’s not a California issue,” Yun said. “People nationwide... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
The ‘forever’ home: Why more people in Southern California aren’t selling their homesRealtors survey found home sellers had lived in their homes for nine or 10 year
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Realtors survey found home sellers had lived in their homes for nine or 10 years in recent years, said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. Historically, the average was six to seven years. “It’s not a California issue,” Yun said. “People nationwide... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
The ‘forever’ home: Why more people in Southern California aren’t selling their homesRealtors survey found home sellers had lived in their homes for nine or 10 year
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Realtors survey found home sellers had lived in their homes for nine or 10 years in recent years, said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. Historically, the average was six to seven years. “It’s not a California issue,” Yun said. “People nationwide... Read more
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New Kerala
Pending Home Sales Recover in June, Grow 1.5 Percent - newkerala news #259055an upwardly revised 108.6 in May. At 0.5 percent, the index last month increase
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
an upwardly revised 108.6 in May. At 0.5 percent, the index last month increased annually for the first time since March. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says the bounce back in pending sales in most of the country in June is a welcoming sign.... Read more
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Business Standard India
US pending home sales rebounds in June; property shortage constraints mktto choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an availab
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
to choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an available home that fits their criteria," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Pending home sales increased 0.5 per cent from a year ago. In June, contracts rose... Read more
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Newsmax
Pending Home Sales Bounce Back in Juneto choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an availab
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
to choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an available home that fits their criteria," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Pending home sales increased 0.5 percent from a year ago. In June, contracts rose... Read more
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Market Watch
Pending-home sales snap three-month losing streak with 1.5% gain in Junenumber of contract signings as one year ago, even as the economy added 2.2 mill
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
number of contract signings as one year ago, even as the economy added 2.2 million net new jobs,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun noted. Yun is forecasting a 2.6% increase in sales of previously owned homes in 2017 compared to last year.... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. pending home sales bounce back in Juneto choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an availab
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
to choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an available home that fits their criteria," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Pending home sales increased 0.5 percent from a year ago. In June, contracts rose... Read more
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FOX Business
US pending home sales bounce back in Juneto choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an availab
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
to choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an available home that fits their criteria," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Pending home sales increased 0.5 percent from a year ago. In June, contracts rose... Read more
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FOX Business
US pending home sales bounce back in Juneto choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an availab
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
to choose from, which is forcing buyers to act almost immediately on an available home that fits their criteria," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Pending home sales increased 0.5 percent from a year ago. In June, contracts rose... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Experts: Recent home sales favor cash buyersthey've been given multiple offers. They have to have comps to support it. Nat
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 25 days ago
they've been given multiple offers. They have to have comps to support it. National Realtors Association Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said, "The cash buyers always pushes out the first time buyers who are more reliant on low down payment... Read more
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Market Watch
Here’s how just 1% more home construction could ease the housing supply crunchNational Association of Realtors has been making for years. Discussing existing
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
National Association of Realtors has been making for years. Discussing existing-home sales in April, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun blamed, in part, “the home-building industry’s struggle to meet the dire need for more new homes.” That need... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
area home sales continue to thrivebuyers are being tripped up by supply that remains stuck at a meager level and
Savannah Morning News / Posted 28 days ago
buyers are being tripped up by supply that remains stuck at a meager level and price growth that’s straining their budget,” Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said in the report, which was released Monday. “The demand for buying a home is as strong... Read more
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News 8000
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
KTXS Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
KECI Missoula / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Inventory conundrum: Housing prices up, sales downyear's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped u
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
year's pace, thanks to strong demand, many would-be buyers are being "tripped up" by the low supply and high prices, said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, . "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be scooped up rapidly, but the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Home resales fall as shortage worsenshomes for sale in June, a 7.1 percent decline from a year ago. "Housing is rec
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
homes for sale in June, a 7.1 percent decline from a year ago. "Housing is recovering, but it's not a healthy situation," Lawrence Yun, the National Association of Realtors' chief economist, said at a news briefing accompanying the report. "There... Read more
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Calculated Risk
Funny Real Estate Quote from 10 Years AgoSAAR - after several years of increasing sales. "It is too early to say if hom
Calculated Risk / Posted 29 days ago
SAAR - after several years of increasing sales. "It is too early to say if home sales have already passed bottom," said Lawrence Yun, the senior economist for the group in the report. "Still, major declines in home sales are likely to have... Read more
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The Hill
Low housing supply weighs on June sales of existing homesare being tripped up by supply that remains stuck at a meager level and price g
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
are being tripped up by supply that remains stuck at a meager level and price growth that’s straining their budget," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR chief economist. The lull in contract signings during the previous three months signaled the potential... Read more
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CNBC
This house had 22 offers. Here’s why they didn’t take the highestappraisal process, because they're looking back in history, not forward into th
CNBC / Posted 29 days ago
appraisal process, because they're looking back in history, not forward into the future, they are lagging behind," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. "From the buyer's perspective, it's a tough situation... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
area home sales lose momentumresearch by Fannie Mae indicates growing optimism among consumers that they can
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
research by Fannie Mae indicates growing optimism among consumers that they can get a home mortgage. Yet, Lawrence Yun, an economist for the National Association of Realtors, has raised concerns that renters will have trouble... Read more
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New Kerala
Existing-Home Sales Retreat 1.8 Percent in June - newkerala news #256818decline, June's sales pace is 0.7 percent above a year ago, but is the second l
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
decline, June's sales pace is 0.7 percent above a year ago, but is the second lowest of 2017 (February, 5.47 million). Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says the previous three-month lull in contract activity translated to a pullback in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Bay home prices still climbing, though more slowlyare being tripped up by supply that remains stuck at a meager level and price g
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
are being tripped up by supply that remains stuck at a meager level and price growth that's straining their budget," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors. "Listings in the affordable price range continue to be... Read more
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Canberra Times
When the empty apartment next door is owned by an oligarch - how foreign money could distort housing marketsrising. Photo: Luis Aguilera “Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the p
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
rising. Photo: Luis Aguilera “Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the prices in California and Florida,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. That is good for existing homeowners, he said, and... Read more
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The Age
When the empty apartment next door is owned by an oligarch - how foreign money could distort housing marketsrising. Photo: Luis Aguilera “Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the p
The Age / Posted 30 days ago
rising. Photo: Luis Aguilera “Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the prices in California and Florida,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. That is good for existing homeowners, he said, and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
When the empty apartment next door is owned by an oligarch - how foreign money could distort housing marketsrising. Photo: Luis Aguilera “Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the p
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 30 days ago
rising. Photo: Luis Aguilera “Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the prices in California and Florida,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. That is good for existing homeowners, he said, and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Canadian buyers spend record $19bn in US housing market in a year: Reportto improve and investors looking to cash out of the hot Canadian real estate ma
Bdnews24.com / Posted 30 days ago
to improve and investors looking to cash out of the hot Canadian real estate markets in Toronto and Vancouver.” Economist Lawrence Yun with the National Association of Realtors told CBC news that those red-hot Canadian markets have allowed... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mortgage rates fall on weak Treasury yieldsrate average dropped to 3.21 percent with an average 0.5 point. It was 3.28 per
Lowell Sun / Posted a month ago
rate average dropped to 3.21 percent with an average 0.5 point. It was 3.28 percent a week ago and 2.78 percent a year ago. Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, said in a phone interview that the rate decline should... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Amid U.S. real estate buying binge by foreign investors, Florida remains first choicedeter foreigners from exponentially ramping up their purchases of U.S. property
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
deter foreigners from exponentially ramping up their purchases of U.S. property over the past year," NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun stated. "While the strengthening of the U.S. dollar in relation to other currencies and steadfast home-price... Read more
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CNBC
When the (empty) apartment next door is owned by an oligarchCalifornia, Florida and Texas. "Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the
CNBC / Posted 1 months ago
California, Florida and Texas. "Without a doubt, foreigners are pushing up the prices in California and Florida," said Lawrence Yun, the chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. That is good for existing homeowners, he said,... Read more

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