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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September Existing-Home Sales Down but Prices Continue to Improve

WASHINGTON (October 19, 2012) - September existing-home sales declined modestly, but inventory continued to tighten and the national median home price recorded its seventh back-to-back monthly increase from a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...


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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.76 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$183,900

Housing Starts ()

872,000 units*

New home sales ()

389,00 units*

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

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Home ownership

2nd Qtr 12

65.5%

2nd Qtr 11

65.9%

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2012 (65.5 percent) was lower than the second quarter 2011 rate (65.9 percent). The homeownership rate in the South was lower than the corresponding second quarter 2011 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West were not statistically different.

New home sales

Sept 12

+5.7%

Aug 12

-1.3%

Sales of new single-family houses in September 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 389,000. This is 5.7 percent (+/- 14.8%)* above the revised August 2012 estimate of 368,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Peter Johnson, Century 21 Realty Partners

Montgomery County Single Family Home Sales rose in Jan 018 with 558 Homes Sold VS 440 in Jan 017 or (+26.8%). Average single family home prices fell (-12.9%) or $290,473 in Jan 018 VS $333,738 in Jan 017. Inventories (listings) steady in Dec 017 VS Dec 016. (see link) Read more

The Houston Real Estate Market kicked off 2018 in a very positive manner with sales up, a mixed pricing performance and a stable supply (listings) of homes. Over 46,000 jobs added to the Houston Economy in 2017. Read more

Houston Single Family home sales rose (+8.9%) in Jan 018 with 4,469 sold vs 4,104 sold in Jan 017. Average home prices fell (-2.1%) in Jan 018 to $270,303 VS $276,155 in Jan 017. Single family leases rose 1.9% in Jan. 018 VS Jan. 017. Average rent prices rose (+1.4%) to $1,748 in Jan 018 Read more

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