September 2018 Market Update!

This Month in Real Estate

September 2018 Market Update
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Monthly VideoAccording to the National Association of REALTORS®, existing-home sales subsided for the fourth straight month in July to their slowest pace in over two years. In many areas, potential buyers may be priced out or finding a limited amount of available homes for sale in their desired neighborhood.
Interest Rates
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Interest RatesAccording to Freddie Mac, 30-year fixed rates decreased from 4.52 percent to 4.51 percent. This rate remains well below the historical average of 8.90 percent.
Home Sales
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Home Sales Graph
The National Association of REALTORS® reported home sales at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of approximately 5.34 million homes during the month of July. This was a decrease of 0.7 percent from June and a decrease of 1.5 percent from July of last year.
Home Prices
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Home Price Graph
The median home price increased to $269,600 in July, which was down 1.5 percent from June and up 4.5 percent from July of last year. The median home price has increased by approximately $11,500 in the past year alone.
Inventory
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Inventory Graph
There was a 4.3-month supply of housing inventory in July, which has been stable since June. The total number of available homes for sale has increased by 2.4 percent compared to July of last year.
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Christine Kalmbach REALTOR

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