Ernesto Joubert

Exit Trust Realty

9360 Sunset Drive #287
Miami, FL 33173


Cell: 786-285-4962   
Phone: (305)-274-4700 

Housing Trends

April 2011

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February Pending Home Sales Rise

Washington, March 28, 2011 - Pending home sales increased in February but with notable regional variations, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 2.1 percent to 90.8, based on contracts signed in February, from 88.9 in January. More...
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Vacation- and Investment-Home Shares Hold Even in 2010

Washington, DC, March 30, 2011 - The market share of vacation- and investment-home sales1 held steady in 2010, although the sales volume declined with the overall market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. More... Read more

National housing indicators

Existing home sales (February)

4.88 million units*

Existing home median price (February)

$156,100

Housing Starts (February)

479,000 units*

New home sales (February)

284,000 units*

*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 10

66.5%

4th Qtr 09

67.2%

The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2010 (66.5 percent) was lower than the fourth quarter 2009 rate (67.2 percent). In the Midwest, South, and West, the homeownership rates were lower than a year ago, while the Northeast showed no significant change from the corresponding fourth quarter 2009 rate.

New home sales

Feb 11

-16.9%

Jan 11

-9.6%

Sales of new one-family houses in February 2011 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 250,000. This is 16.9 percent below the revised January 2011 estimate of 301,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Return of the bidding war for South Florida homes By Martha Brannigan The Miami Herald. With the inventory for sale sharply down, well-priced properties are selling fast, sometimes fetching multiple bids..”Click On Link Below To See Full Story. Read more

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Buying is now cheaper than renting in 74 percent of the nation’s largest cities. Low home prices and “rock-bottom” interest rates as well as tax advantages of homeownership are the reasons why it’s now cheaper to BUY a 2-bdrm home than to rent one. Check out this CNN Money article with the details. Read more

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