Video: November 2021 NASHVILLE REAL ESTATE Market Report

https://youtu.be/pi2W_h0Ejuw   The market report for November. This month, I'm taking a look through price vs. inventory graphs, and talking about higher loan limits for 2022! I dive into similarities, and differences between 2019, 2020, and 2021 and how the market is changing and evolving based on all kinds of factors in the current market. I also give my opinion on where I think 2022 is going to take us, both in terms of price and inventory, and [...]

By |2021-12-14T10:10:45-06:00December 10th, 2021|Updates, Videos|

Market Update for July, 2021 Greater Nashville TN

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 7, 2021) – There were 4,649 home closings reported for the month of June, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This figure indicates a 11 percent increase from the 4,191 closings reported for the same period last year. "For the first time since March, we saw weekly inventory levels above the average during June," said Brian Copeland, Greater Nashville REALTORS® president. "While inventory remains low, Realtors are working harder than ever to bring quality homes to the market." Data for the second [...]

By |2021-07-16T10:04:47-05:00July 16th, 2021|Market Trends, Updates|

Market Update for April 2021, Greater Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2021) – Data for the month of April showed 4,119 home closings, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville Realtors. This figure indicates a 43 percent increase from the 2,887 closings reported for the same period last year. “As a national city in the spotlight, Nashville’s real estate has had story after story reported about how low our inventory is,” said Greater Nashville Realtors president, Brian Copeland.  “What is not being told as freely is that there are homes to be bought here at a realistic and reachable [...]

By |2021-05-15T08:55:52-05:00May 15th, 2021|Updates|

January 2021 Market Update, Greater Nashville Area

Home Sales Remain Strong in New Year NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2021) – According to Greater Nashville Realtors, home sales closed out at 2,745 closings reported for the month of January. This figure is up 4 percent from the 2,632 closings reported for the same period last year. “January’s numbers show the power of the Greater Nashville market. Many of these homes went under contract during the holiday season which is stereotyped as a subprime time to sell. As Realtors continue to remind their [...]

By |2021-02-20T17:00:09-06:00February 11th, 2021|Market Trends, Updates|

January 2021 Market Update, Greater Nashville Area

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2021) – Final numbers for 2020 indicate there were 44,850 homes sold in the region, compared to the 42,356 closings in 2019, the total sales for 2020 were up 6 percent. (information provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS Association) Home sales hit 4,252 closings for December, according to data provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This figure is up 22 percent from the 3,482 closings reported for the same period last year. Fourth quarter closings were 12,310 for the Middle Tennessee area. That total is [...]

By |2021-01-14T10:05:27-06:00January 14th, 2021|Market Trends, Videos|

Market Update Week of August 10, 2020: Home Affordability Climbs

Black Knight reports that despite home prices rising 97 months in row, affordability is the highest since 2016. For the same monthly payment, buyers can now afford almost $32,000 more home than they could a year ago. The report notes that thanks to low mortgage rates, buying power is up 10% from a year ago. In that time, the average home price increased more than $12,000, yet the average monthly payment went down 6%! CoreLogic’s CEO says, “we expect these price increases to moderate [...]

By |2020-08-10T11:24:01-05:00August 10th, 2020|Market Trends, Updates|

Market Update: Week of July 20, 2020 – Housing Market in Recovery

The National Association of Realtors reports more than nine in ten Realtors say the market is recovering, as they embrace “technology and business practices to ensure the home buying process continued in a safe manner.” And that recovery is V-shaped. Purchase mortgage applications are up year-over-year between 13% and 33% the past seven weeks, and up 54% for new homes, while pending homes sales rose 44% last month. Home builders are joining the party too. Housing Starts jumped 17.3% in June to a 1.186 million annual rate. So it's [...]

By |2020-07-20T10:10:21-05:00July 20th, 2020|Updates|

Market Update Week of July 13, 2020

Fannie Mae’s June Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) revealed 61% of respondents think now is a good time to buy a home and 41% feel it’s a good time to sell--big rebounds from the survey’s record lows two months ago. Also rebounding: realtor.com’s latest Housing Market Recovery Index posted the largest nationwide weekly gain since its inception, ending up just a smidge below its pre-COVID baseline. Plus, Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist likes what he sees in the housing market across the country: “The [...]

By |2020-07-13T15:08:12-05:00July 13th, 2020|Market Trends, Updates|

Market Update Week of July 6, 2020: Pending Home Sales are Up

The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales index of contracts signed on existing homes surged 44.3% in May, its biggest gain since 2001. All regions were up, though the overall index is still down a smidge annually. The NAR chief economist: “The outlook has significantly improved, as new home sales are expected to be higher this year than last, and annual existing home sales are now projected to be down by less that 10%." Plus: “All figures light up in 2021 with positive GDP, employment, [...]

By |2020-07-06T09:28:02-05:00July 6th, 2020|Market Trends, Updates|

Market Update Week of June 29, 2020: Home Sales Up, Down

After their upside surprise in April, New Home Sales blasted ahead 16.6% in May, to a 676,000 annual rate. Sales are up 12.7% from a year ago, the 12-month average just 1.1% below February’s post-2008 high. Existing Home Sales dropped 9.7% in May, to 3.910 million annually. But those contracts were signed at the height of the lockdowns, while New Home Sales, logged at contract signing, are a timelier indicator of current activity. Freddie Mac: “After the Great Recession, it took more than ten years for purchase [...]

By |2020-06-29T09:30:05-05:00June 29th, 2020|Market Trends, Updates|
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