Housing Headlines

Alabama Residential Quarterly Report: "3rd quarter sales highest since 2007"

11/12/2014

Alabama residential sales during the third quarter while sluggish continued to gradually improve, up 3.3 percent compared to the same period a year earlier. This is an improvement over the 2.3 percent growth experienced in the second quarter of the year. Total sales of 12,469 units represent the best third quarter since 2007 (15,051 units).

First Comes Income Gains, Then Comes Housing?

10/01/2014

If income growth is key for greater household formation, housing analysts say some recent progress on the salary front may soon unleash pent-up housing demand among younger adults.

Alabama residential sales slip 2 percent in August while median sales price continues to improve

09/23/2014

ACRE Research reports that Alabama residential sales totaled 4,139 units in August, a decrease in sales growth of 2.1 percent from the same period a year earlier and 210 units shy of our monthly forecast. Nationally, sales were off 5.3 percent in August from the prior year.

New home sales in Alabama increase 2% in July from prior month

09/16/2014

The Alabama Center for Real Estate reports that Alabama new home sales in July increased 2.1 percent from the prior month but slipped 9.5 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Advice for First-Time Homebuyers

09/05/2014

Are you a first-time homebuyer? RealtyTimes offers tips to help you prepare for your home purchase.

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