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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June 2013

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Existing-Home Sales Rise in May with Strong Price Increases

WASHINGTON (June 20, 2013) – Existing-home sales improved in May and remain solidly above a year ago, while the median price continued to rise by double-digit rates from a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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Pending Home Sales Edge Up

WASHINGTON (May 30, 2013) – Pending home sales improved slightly in April and continue to be well above a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

5.18 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$208,000

Housing Starts ()

914,000 units*

New home sales ()

454,000 units (April)*

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

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Home ownership

1st Qtr 13

65.0%

1st Qtr 12

65.4%

The homeownership rate in the first quarter 2013 (65.0 percent) was lower than the first quarter 2012 rate (65.4 percent). The homeownership rate in the South was lower than the corresponding first quarter 2012 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West were not statistically different from the rates a year ago.

New home sales

May 13

+2.1%

Apr 13

+3.3%

Sales of new single-family houses in May 2013 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 476,000. This is 2.1 percent (+/- 16.6%)* above the revised April 2013 estimate of 466,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Peter Johnson, Century 21 Realty Partners

Montgomery County Single Family Home Sales rose in Sep 017 with 888 Homes Sold VS 806 in Aug 017 or (+9.2%). Average single family home prices fell (-6.4%) or $302,057 in Sep 017 VS $321,859 in Aug 017. Inventories (listings) steady in Sep 017 VS Aug 017. Rentals were up (see link) Read more

The Houston single family Housing and Rental Market rebounded nicely in Sep. 017 after Aug losses due to hurricane Harvey. The year 2017 continues to outpace 2016's record performing year. (see Link). New Jobs are credited for this upswing Read more

Houston Single Family home sales gained (+15%) in Sept 017 with 6,913 sold vs 5917 sold in Aug 017. Average home prices fell (1.6%) in Sept 017 to $291,767 VS $296,418 Aug 017. Rentals and listings (inventory) was positive in Sept 017. The average monthly rental rates rose to $1,886 in Sep. +(1.5%) Read more

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