Housing With mortgage rates falling to well under 4% and an inventory that continues to decline, the housing market has been steadily re-gaining the value lost during the Great Recession. Over the four year span from January 2008 to January 2012, the City’s median housing prices declined by 36.8%.
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Housing completions in April were 10.0 % above the March estimate and 20.1% above the April 2011. total housing inventory at Single-family housing completions in April were 11.4 % available for sale, a above the March figure. Buildings with 5 or more units represented 24% of housing completions in April 2012. Source: U.S. Census Bureau
The months’ supply is the ratio of houses for sale to houses sold. This statistic provides an indication of the size of the for-sale inventory in relation to the number of houses currently being sold. The months’ supply indicates how long the current for-sale inventory would last given the current sales rate if no additional new houses were built.
Housing and jobs: these are the two keys to the economic recovery really taking off, and while we’ve gotten some positive news on the jobs front recently, real estate prices have more or less.
Banks trimmed 1.2 million troubled mortgages or foreclosed homes out of the massive shadow inventory hanging over the housing market in the first half of 2012, Shadow inventory declines by 1.2.
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San Diego home prices fell steadily as the housing market imploded, but then turned north again in 2010. This was an artificial uptick largely fueled by the California home buyer tax-credit program. That program expired in the latter half of 2010. You can see the corresponding downturn in San Diego home prices.
But for all of 2012, sales rose to their highest level in five years. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales declined. improving steadily and that the gains should continue.
That’s the fifth straight month of declines for the index, and it has fallen by more than 10 percentage points from the near-record-high of 48.7 percent in February 2012. Those decreases, the survey also found, have also played a big role in home prices, which have been rising steadily throughout 2012. Where is Distressed Housing Inventory.