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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 2 days 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 2 days 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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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Inventory shortage pushes home prices up, July sales downtheir purchases. "I believe that demand is not going away -- it's just lack of
Inventory shortage pushes home prices up, July sales down
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
their purchases. "I believe that demand is not going away -- it's just lack of excitement because of a lack of inventory," Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the Realtors group in Washington, told reporters as the data were released. "Because of the... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Existing home sales slump in Julythe primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the cou
Existing home sales slump in July
Bankrate.com / Posted 2 days ago
the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. "Realtors are reporting diminished buyer traffic because of the scarce number of affordable homes on the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wall Street edges loweron affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throug
Wall Street edges lower
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
on affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said in a statement. "Realtors are reporting diminished buyer traffic because of the... Read more
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The Hill
Sales of existing homes fell in Julyon affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throug
Sales of existing homes fell in July
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
on affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "Realtors are reporting diminished buyer traffic because of the scarce number of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Wall Street slipsis the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the
Wall Street slips
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun says, "Realtors are reporting diminished buyer traffic because of the scarce number of affordable homes on the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
July home sales slip but prices still rising7 percent from last July. Nationally, sales were off 3.2 percent to a seasonal
July home sales slip but prices still rising
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
7 percent from last July. Nationally, sales were off 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million. Lawrence Yun, chief economist with the National Association of Realtors, attributed the decline to the shortage of homes on... Read more
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CNBC
Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in the biggest US citiesand mortgage rates teetering close to all-time lows brought buyers out in force
Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in the biggest US cities
CNBC / Posted 3 days ago
and mortgage rates teetering close to all-time lows brought buyers out in force in many large and middle-tier cities," said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "However, with homebuilding activity still failing to keep up with demand and not enough... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Existing Home Sales Crush Recovery Narrative, Plunge Most Since Nov 2015levels." New Home Sales... Existing Home Sales... Which one of these "sales"
Existing Home Sales Crush Recovery Narrative, Plunge Most Since Nov 2015
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
levels." New Home Sales... Existing Home Sales... Which one of these "sales" series looks more like Mortgage apps? Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says existing sales fell off track in July after steadily climbing the last four... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US existing home sales decline in Julyon affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throug
US existing home sales decline in July
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
on affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Against the backdrop of a tightening labor market that is steadily pushing up... Read more
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Market Watch
Existing-home sales wobble as inventory stays tight and prices march higherThe July figures were lower than the 5.48 million pace forecast by economists s
Existing-home sales wobble as inventory stays tight and prices march higher
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
The July figures were lower than the 5.48 million pace forecast by economists surveyed by MarketWatch. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun attributed the decline to leaner inventory and higher prices. Inventory was 5.8% lower than a year ago, the 14th... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. existing home sales decline in Julyon affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throug
U.S. existing home sales decline in July
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
on affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Against the backdrop of a tightening labor market that is steadily pushing up... Read more
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FOX Business
Existing Home Sales Fall 3.2% in Julyon affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throug
Existing Home Sales Fall 3.2% in July
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
on affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Against the backdrop of a tightening labor market that is steadily pushing up... Read more
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FOX Business
Existing Home Sales Fall 3.2% in Julyon affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throug
Existing Home Sales Fall 3.2% in July
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
on affordability is the primary culprit for the considerable sales slump throughout much of the country last month," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist. Against the backdrop of a tightening labor market that is steadily pushing up... Read more
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TribLIVE
In recovering market, starter homes remain elusiveinto “accidental landlords” who rent out their homes when they move rather than
In recovering market, starter homes remain elusive
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
into “accidental landlords” who rent out their homes when they move rather than sell them, according to NAR economist Lawrence Yun. The growing number of renters makes investing in rental housing attractive. Young adults aged 18 to 34 earn... Read more
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Business Insider
For the first time, there's a city in America where the average home costs more than $1 million4.9% year-over-year, to $240,700. The rise in prices also highlighted the vast
For the first time, there's a city in America where the average home costs more than $1 million
Business Insider / Posted 16 days ago
4.9% year-over-year, to $240,700. The rise in prices also highlighted the vast shortage of homes being built, according to Lawrence Yun, the chief economist for NAR. "However, with homebuilding activity still failing to keep up with demand and not... Read more
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Newsmax
In Recovering Housing Market, the Starter Home Remains Elusiveinto "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than
In Recovering Housing Market, the Starter Home Remains Elusive
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
into "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than sell them, according to NAR economist Lawrence Yun. The growing number of renters makes investing in rental housing attractive. Young adults aged 18 to 34 earn... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Even with 7.9 percent gain, D-FW home prices still slightly below U.S. medianclose to all-time lows brought buyers out in force in many large and middle-tie
Even with 7.9 percent gain, D-FW home prices still slightly below U.S. median
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
close to all-time lows brought buyers out in force in many large and middle-tier cities," the association's chief economist Lawrence Yun said in the report. "However, with homebuilding activity still failing to keep up with demand and not enough... Read more
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NBC News
In Recovering Housing Market, the Starter Home Remains Elusiveinto "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than
In Recovering Housing Market, the Starter Home Remains Elusive
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
into "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than sell them, according to NAR economist Lawrence Yun. The growing number of renters makes investing in rental housing attractive. Young adults aged 18 to 34 earn... Read more
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Reuters
In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusiveinto "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than
In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusive
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
into "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than sell them, according to NAR economist Lawrence Yun. The growing number of renters makes investing in rental housing attractive. Young adults aged 18 to 34 earn... Read more
5 related stories
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Reuters
In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusiveinto "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than
In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusive
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
into "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than sell them, according to NAR economist Lawrence Yun. The growing number of renters makes investing in rental housing attractive. Young adults aged 18 to 34 earn... Read more
5 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusiveinto "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than
In recovering housing market, the starter home remains elusive
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
into "accidental landlords" who rent out their homes when they move rather than sell them, according to NAR economist Lawrence Yun. The growing number of renters makes investing in rental housing attractive. Young adults aged 18 to 34 earn... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta renters could afford to buy a homeat a time when their incomes are stagnant. Still, some markets – like Atlanta
Atlanta renters could afford to buy a home
ajc.com / Posted 21 days ago
at a time when their incomes are stagnant. Still, some markets – like Atlanta – have a better price-income balance, said Lawrence Yun, the chief economist of the association. “Even in a time of expanding home sales, steady job growth and... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Take that, Brexit! US hiring is solidnumbers: "One dismal area at the moment is the oil and gas extraction sector,
Take that, Brexit! US hiring is solid
Bankrate.com / Posted 22 days ago
numbers: "One dismal area at the moment is the oil and gas extraction sector, where job losses are continuing," notes Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. But he concludes: "All-in-all, a good job... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Report: Tampa among more affordable markets for renters to buy a homecan seem even more daunting as a multi-year run-up in rents and stagnant wage g
Report: Tampa among more affordable markets for renters to buy a home
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
can seem even more daunting as a multi-year run-up in rents and stagnant wage growth has made it tougher to save. Yet, Lawrence Yun, chief economist with the realtors’ group, said this study is encouraging, showing “there are several affordable... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
More Ohio renters can afford to buyand Ogden, Utah (38 percent). “This new study reveals that there are several a
More Ohio renters can afford to buy
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
and Ogden, Utah (38 percent). “This new study reveals that there are several affordable, middle-tier markets with solid job gains and a larger segment of renters who earn enough to buy,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun in a new... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Ho-hum GDP report keeps lid on mortgagesget a better deal with discount points. The slower-than-expected GDP growth "s
Ho-hum GDP report keeps lid on mortgages
Bankrate.com / Posted 25 days ago
get a better deal with discount points. The slower-than-expected GDP growth "shows the economy barely above water," says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Residential investment fell at a 6.1% annual pace,... Read more
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Market Watch
Need to buy a house fast after selling yours? Don’t panic, here’s what to domove. Inventory shortage increases demand Increased use of the contingency is
Need to buy a house fast after selling yours? Don’t panic, here’s what to do
Market Watch / Posted 25 days ago
move. Inventory shortage increases demand Increased use of the contingency is due to an ongoing inventory shortage, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. In June, there was 5.8% less inventory than a year... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Ho-hum GDP report keeps lid on mortgagesget a better deal with discount points. The slower-than-expected GDP growth "s
Ho-hum GDP report keeps lid on mortgages
Bankrate.com / Posted 29 days ago
get a better deal with discount points. The slower-than-expected GDP growth "shows the economy barely above water," says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Residential investment fell at a 6.1% annual pace,... Read more

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