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 Rise

Washington, September 02, 2010 Following a sharp drop in the months immediately after expiration of the home buyer tax credit, pending home sales have modestly risen, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...
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July Existing-Home Sales Fall as Expected but Prices Rise

Washington, August 24, 2010 Existing-home sales were sharply lower in July following expiration of the home buyer tax credit but home prices continued to gain, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...
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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

3.83 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$182,600

Housing Starts ()

546,000 units*

New home sales ()

276,000 units*

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

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Home ownership

2nd Qtr 10

66.9%

2nd Qtr 09

67.4%

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2010 (66.9 percent) was lower than the second quarter 2009 rate (67.4 percent). In the South and West, the homeownership rates were lower than a year ago, while the Northeast and Midwest showed no significant change from corresponding second quarter 2009 rates.

New home sales

July 10

-12.4%

June 10

+12.1%

Sales of new one-family houses in July 2010 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 276,000. This is 12.4% below the revised June 2010 estimate of 315,000.

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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