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Market Report - June 2022

Market Report - June 2022Rising inflation, soaring home prices, and increased mortgage interest rates have combined to cause a slowdown in the U.S. housing market. To help quell inflation, which

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Market Report - May 2022

Market Report - May 2022After two years of record-setting activity, there are signs the housing market might be cooling. High home prices and a surge in mortgage interest rates are slowing buyer

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Market Report - April 2022

Market Report - April 2022The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage exceeded 5% in April, the highest level since 2011, according to Freddie Mac. The recent surge in mortgage rates has reduced the

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Market Report - March 2022

Market Report - March 2022Nationally, existing home sales recently dropped to a 6-month low, falling 7.2% as buyers struggled to find a home amid rising prices and historic low inventory. Pending

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Market Report - February 2022

Market Report - February 2022The U.S. real estate market remains hot ahead of the spring selling season, with existing home sales up 6.7% as of last measure, according to the National Association of

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Market Report - January 2022

Market Report - January 2022The 2022 real estate market begins where 2021 left off, in which existing home sales reached their highest level since 2006, with the National Association of REALTORS;

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Market Report - December 2021

Market Report - December 2021The 2021 housing market was one for the history books. After three consecutive months of increases recently, existing home sales are on pace to hit their highest level

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Market Report - October 2021

Market Report - October 2021The U.S. housing market remains robust, with strong activity reported across both rental and residential housing fronts. Single-family rent prices are increasing rapidly,

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Market Report - September 2021

Market Report - September 2021Nationwide, existing home sales were down slightly in August, falling 2% after two consecutive months of increases, according to the National Association of REALTORS;

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Market Report - August 2021

Market Report - August 2021The booming U.S. housing market has spilled over to the rental market, which has seen demand for apartment and single-family rentals skyrocket this year, as high sales

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Market Report - July 2021

Market Report - July 2021The White House recently announced additional measures to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure as they exit forbearance, including loan modifications and payment

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Market Report - June 2021

Market Report - June 2021School’s out, and as vaccination rates rise and America enters a new normal, the U.S. housing market continues along at a frenzied pace, with low interest rates and

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Market Report - May 2021

Market Report - May 2021As the weather warms and pandemic restrictions ease across much of the country, the U.S. housing market shows little sign of cooling. Robust buyer demand, fueled by low

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Market Report - April 2021

Market Report - April 2021 April was another strong month for home sales. The busy spring market continues to see many multiple offer situations driving sales prices above asking price. With such

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Market Report - March 2021

Market Report - March 2021 Normal spring increases in sales activity, coupled with relaxing COVID-19 policies, created a very busy March real estate market as buyer demand continued largely unabated

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Market Report - February 2021

Market Report - February 2021 Mortgage interest rates ticked a bit higher in February, but remain below their February 2020 levels. Interest rates may rise a bit further in coming weeks, but

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2020 Hilton Head Island - Investor Report

2020 Hilton Head Island - Investor Report Without a doubt, 2020 was a year that will not be forgotten any time soon. In all of the craziness, it was impossible to predict what was going to happen to

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Market Report - January 2021

Market Report - January 2021 January started off strong for the housing market, with healthy buyer demand and strong market fundamentals. A robust increase in housing starts in December points to an

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Market Report - December 2020

Market Report - December 2020 December is normally one of the slowest months of the year but strong buyer demand across most segments of the market, buoyed by near-record low interest rates,

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A Year In Review - 2020 Market Report

A Year In Review - 2020 Market Report The 2020 housing market was unexpectedly turbulent towards the end of the first quarter due to the pandemic that spread across the country. As the first wave

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Market Report - November 2020

Market Report - November 2020 November saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average top 30,000 for the first time, while mortgage rates reached new record lows again. These new records have provided

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Market Report - October 2020

Market Report - October 2020 October continued to be busier than the calendar normally suggests. Buyer activity remains higher than normal for this time of year, while in many segments of the market

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Market Report - September 2020

Market Report - September 2020 Strong buyer activity has continued into the fall, which is normally the start of the seasonal slowing of the housing market. With stronger buyer activity in the

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Market Report - August 2020

Market Report - August 2020 The housing and stock markets continue to be the leaders in the economy. In August, showings and pending sales remained at strong levels while housing inventory remained

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Market Report - July 2020

Market Report - July 2020 Strong buyer demand in the face of a constrained supply of homes for sale continues to be the story again this month. New construction activity, in the form of housing

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Market Report - June 2020

Market Report - July 2020 Nationally, June showing activity as tracked by ShowingTime was up notably from the COVID-19 depressed levels in recent months but was also up from June 2019, reflecting

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