Lynn Stogsdill

Realty Executives Advantage

8610 Seawall Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554


Cell: 409-682-1015   
Phone: 409-744-9700 
Fax: 409-744-7479

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Strong Rebound in Pending Home Sales

Washington, DC, December 02, 2010 - Pending home sales jumped in October, showing a positive uptrend since bottoming in June, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. More...
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Happy Holidays from Your REALTOR

Your REALTOR and REALTORS around the world wish you a very Happy Holiday. View the fun holiday message. More... Read more

National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.43 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$170,500

Housing Starts ()

519,000 units*

New home sales ()

283,000 units*

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

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Home ownership

3rd Qtr 10

66.9%

3rd Qtr 09

67.6%

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2010 (66.9 percent) was lower than the third quarter 2009 rate (67.6 percent). In the South and West, the homeownership rates were lower than a year ago, while the Northeast and Midwest showed no significant change from corresponding third quarter 2009 rates.

New home sales

Oct 10

-8.1%

Sept 10

+12.0%

Sales of new one-family houses in October 2010 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 283,000. This is 8.1 percent below the revised September 2010 estimate of 308,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Lynn Stogsdill

Home Ownership matters…to people, to communities, and to America. Why? • For every two homes sold, one job is created in the U.S. • Each purchase generates as much as $60,000 in economic activity over time. Read more

Buying is now cheaper than renting in 74 percent of the nation’s largest cities. Low home prices and “rock-bottom” interest rates as well as tax advantages of homeownership are the reasons why it’s now cheaper to BUY a 2-bdrm home than to rent one. Check out this CNN Money article with the details. Read more

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