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  • How rookie agents are faring during the pandemic Jan. 21st 2022
    Lack of hands-on experience and unprecedented market conditions spurred by the pandemic pose the biggest challenges to new real estate agents. The post How rookie agents are faring during the pandemic appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Did existing home sales peak in 2021? Jan. 20th 2022
    The National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales for December came in as a miss of estimates at 6.18 million The post Did existing home sales peak in 2021? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Buyers viewed just eight homes before making their purchase Jan. 20th 2022
    In 2021, homebuyers who successfully purchased a home viewed a median of only eight properties before completing their transaction, according to NAR. The post Buyers viewed just eight homes before making their purchase appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing starts reach nine-month high in December Jan. 19th 2022
    Housing starts ticked up 1.3% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.70 million. Overall, an estimated 1,595,100 housing units were started in 2021, a 15.6% increase from 2020. The post Housing starts reach nine-month high in December appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Agents scramble to meet demand…in Rochester? Jan. 14th 2022
    There’s a sustained, nationwide surge in housing demand, plus a crippling lack of inventory – and Rochester is hardly impervious to either of these historic trends.  The post Agents scramble to meet demand....in Rochester? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • What are the drivers of housing demand in 2022? Jan. 13th 2022
    In the 2022 housing market, there will soon be a wave of potential buyers aging into the first-time buyer age group. However, these young buyers are not without headwinds. The post What are the drivers of housing demand in 2022? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Understanding Realogy’s stance on commissions Jan. 13th 2022
    Recent comments by Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman on buyer agent commissions raise more questions than answers. The post Understanding Realogy’s stance on commissions appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing inventory crisis continues in 2022 Jan. 12th 2022
    Want to know where housing demand is headed? Look at the MBA purchase application data from the second week of January to the first week of May. The post Housing inventory crisis continues in 2022 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Home affordability plummeted in fourth quarter Jan. 03rd 2022
    Home-price growth in the fourth quarter means that 77% of counties included in ATTOM's report have now been labeled as less affordable. The post Home affordability plummeted in fourth quarter appeared first on HousingWire.

  • The 2021 housing market recap by Logan Mohtashami Dec. 29th 2021
    Now that we are just a few days away from 2022, it’s time to look at the positive and the negative housing stories of 2021. The post The 2021 housing market recap by Logan Mohtashami appeared first on HousingWire.