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The inventory-starved housing market got some relief in March. Around 621,000 newly constructed homes were sold, which is a 5.8 percent increase from February and a 15.6 percent jump from a year ago.

For the most part, the people who are buying a home for the first time have the means to do so.

CNBC reports that first-time buyers, on average, are 32 years old and earn…

The Redfin Housing Demand Index, which is based on the number of home tour requests and written offers from Redfin customers across 15 major metros, dropped 13.9 percent to a seasonally…

South Florida is already starting to experience the environmental effects of climate change. Before long, it will be difficult to buy and sell homes in the region.

Bloomberg…

The supply of available homes in Orlando has dropped to 2.48 months’ supply, down 19.3 percent from last year. The low inventory, along with a strong economy and job market, caused a 40 percent increase in…

Buyers belonging to Generation X are a bit more affluent than people in other generations. According to a new study from NAR’s Economists’ Outlook blog, in 2016 Gen Xers had the highest…

To get a home in the Bay Area, buyers need to act quickly and pony up the big bucks.

Through a recent report from Redfin, HousingWire notes that San Jose, San Francisco,…

The National Association of Realtors surveyed its real estate agents to find what environmentally sustainable features buyers are looking for in new homes, and what sustainable practices…

In Seattle, the decision between buying or renting comes down to the number 14.9. That’s how many years it would take for a buyer to break even, when it becomes cheaper than renting.

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People between 52 and 61 constituted 16 percent of all homebuyers last year. They were the age group most likely to buy a multi-generational home, accounting for 20 percent of the purchases.

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