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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February 2013

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January Existing Home Sales Hold with Steady Price Gain; Seller's Market

WASHINGTON (February 21, 2013) - Existing-home sales edged up in January, while a seller's market is developing and home prices continue to rise steadily above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Sales rose in every region but the West, which is the region most constrained by limited inventory. More... Read more

Fourth Quarter Metro Area Home Prices Show Strongest Performance in Seven Years

WASHINGTON (February 11, 2013) - A growing number of metropolitan areas had higher median home prices in the fourth quarter, with the national price showing the strongest year-over-year increase in seven years, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors®. More...
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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.92 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$173,600

Housing Starts ()

890,000 units*

New home sales ()

369,000 units (December)*

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

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 12

65.4%

4th Qtr 11

66.0%

The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2012 (65.4 percent) was lower than the fourth quarter 2011 rate (66.0 percent).

New home sales

Jan 13

+15.6%

Dec 12

-3.8%

Sales of new single-family houses in January 2013 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 437,000. This is 15.6 percent (+/- 18.9%)* above the revised December 2012 estimate of 378,000.

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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