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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Existing-Home Sales Rise in June as Home Prices Surpass July 2006 Peak

WASHINGTON (July 22, 2015) — Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in over eight years, while the cumulative effect of rising demand and limited supply helped push the national median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions experienced sales gains in June and have now risen above year-over-year levels for six consecutive months.

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Existing home sales ()

5.49 millions units*

Existing home median price ()


Housing Starts ()

1.174 millions units*

New home sales ()

0.546 millions units*

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

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2nd Qtr 2015


2nd Qtr 2014


The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2015 was 63.4 percent, down 1.3 (+/- 0.4) percentage points from the second quarter 2014 rate of 64.7 percent. The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South and West were lower than the rates in the second quarter 2014.

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May 2015


Sales of new single-family houses in June 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 482,000. This is 6.8 percent (+/- 12.5%)* below the revised May 2015 estimate of 517,000.


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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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