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 Decline in August

WASHINGTON (September 26, 2013) – Pending home sales slowed in August, with tight inventory conditions, higher interest rates, rising home prices and continuing restrictive mortgage credit impacting the market, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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August Existing-Home Sales Rise, Limited Inventory Continues to Push Prices

WASHINGTON (September 19, 2013) – Existing-home sales increased in August and reached the highest level in six-and-a-half years, while the median price shows nine consecutive months of double-digit year-over-year increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
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*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2013 (65.0 percent) was lower than the second quarter 2012 rate (65.5 percent). The homeownership rate in the South was lower than the corresponding second quarter 2012 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West were not statistically different from the rates a year ago.

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Sales of new single-family houses in August 2013 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 421,000. This is 7.9 percent (+/- 14.6%)* above the revised July 2013 estimate of 390,000.


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Peter Johnson, Century 21 Realty Partners

Montgomery County Single Family Home Sales fell a little in Feb 018 with 616 Homes Sold VS 617 in Feb 017 or (-0.1%). Average single family home prices fell (-2.03%) or $285,433 in Feb 018 VS $291,357 in Feb 017. Inventories (listings) fell in Feb 018 VS Feb 017. (see link) Read more

The Houston Single Family Home Sales enjoyed their 2nd positive month of the New Year. Sales were up in most all areas. Read more

Houston Single Family home sales rose (+5.3%) in Feb 018 with 5,260 sold vs 4,997 sold in Feb 017. Average home prices rose (-0.4%) in Feb 018 to $281,945 VS $280,813 in Feb 017. Single family leases fell 11.5% in Feb 018 VS Feb 018. Average rent prices rose (+1.4%) to $1,748 in Feb 018 Read more

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