Peter Johnson, Realtor

Century 21 Realty Partners

9385 Hickory Hills Dr
Montgomery, TX 77316


Cell: 936-524-4397   
Phone: 936-524-4397 
Fax: 832-934-2292

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Pending Home Sales Stabilize, Remain Above Year-Ago Levels

Washington, February 02, 2010 Pending home sales have leveled from a market swing driven by response to the home buyer tax credit, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More... Read more

December Existing-Home Sales Down but Prices Rise; 2009 Sales Up

Washington, January 25, 2010 After a rising surge from September through November, existing-home sales fell as expected in December after first-time buyers rushed to complete sales before the original November deadline for the tax credit. However, prices rose from December 2008 and annual sales improved in 2009, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More... Read more

Realtors® See a Decade of Dramatic Developments

WASHINGTON, December 30, 2009 At the beginning of the 21st century, most home buyers had never viewed a home online; the three top home sale marketing methods were yard signs, newspaper ads and open houses; and nearly nine out of 10 buyers financed their purchase with a fixed-rate, 30-year mortgage. What a difference a decade makes. More... Read more

National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

5.45 millions units*

Existing home median price ()

$178,300

Housing Starts ()

557,000 units*

New home sales ()

342,000 units*

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

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 09

67.2%

4th Qtr 08

67.5%

The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2009 (67.2 percent) was not statistically different from the fourth quarter 2008 rate (67.5 percent). In the South, the homeownership rate was lower than a year ago, while no other region showed any significant change from corresponding fourth quarter 2008 rates.

New home sales

Dec 09

-7.6%

Nov 09

-9.3%

Sales of new one-family houses in December 2009 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 342,000. This is 7.6% below the revised November 2009 estimate of 370,000

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Peter Johnson, Century 21 Realty Partners

Montgomery County Single Family Home Sales fell in Jul 017 with 957 Homes Sold VS 1,103 in Jun 017 or (-13%). Average single family home prices rose (+0.4%) or $320,851 in Jul 017 VS $319,474 in Jun 017. Inventories (listings) rose in Jul 017 VS Jun 017. Rentals were up (see link) Read more

The Houston single family Housing and Rental Market continues to outpace 2016's record performance in Jul 2017 with both a rise in sales and home values Over July 016 (see Link). New Jobs and higher inventories are credited for this upswing Read more

Houston Single Family home sales fell (-11.5%) in Jul 017 with 7,440 sold vs 8,414 sold in June 017. Average home prices fell (-1.6%) in Jul 017 to $299,131 VS $304,155 Jun 017. Rentals and listings (inventory) increased in Jul. 017. The average monthly rental rates rose to $1,815 in Jul Read more

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