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By HOM Editor | July 1, 2019
Home sales prices continued to rise in New York State in May, while the inventory of homes for sale also inched upwards for the sixth consecutive month.
By HOM Editor | May 31, 2019
The first quarter of 2019 provided several disruptive weather patterns that contributed to less foot traffic toward potential home sales, according to the latest report from the New York State Association of REALTORS.
By HOM Editor | May 11, 2019
Pending Sales in New York decreased 0.9 percent to 11,543 while inventory grew 3.4 percent to 63,504 units.
By HOM Editorial Team | April 10, 2019
Days on Market decreased 2.3 percent to 85 days. Months Supply of Inventory was up 3.8 percent to 5.5 months.
By HOM Editor | July 11, 2018
Homebuyer activity remained strong in May, driving the New York State housing market to the second-highest sales total for the month with 10,348 closings.
By HOM Editor | June 6, 2018
Against the backdrop of fewer homes on the market, homebuyers in New York State closed 8,640 sales during April, falling only 2.6 percent from April 2017, according to the housing market report released by the New York State Association of REALTORS. Th …
By HOM Editor | April 27, 2018
The housing market posted a strong start to 2018, even as it fell short of 2017’s record, according to the housing market report released by the New York State Association of REALTORS.
By HOM Editor | March 23, 2018
The New York State housing market continued to post solid numbers in February, reaching 7,328 closed sales despite a 6.2-percent decline from February 2017.
By HOM Editor | March 10, 2018
Homebuyer activity in New York State remained strong throughout 2017, driving closed sales past the 2016 record, according to the annual housing market report from The New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price also grew …
By HOM Editor | February 25, 2018
Homebuyer activity in New York State remained strong throughout 2017, driving closed sales past the 2016 record.
By HOM Editor | December 20, 2017
The median sales price of a home in New York was $254,000, a 5.8% increase over the same time in 2016.
By HOM Editor | December 20, 2017
In November, homes in New York sold, on average, 12 days faster than they did in November of 2016.
By HOM Editorial Team | July 6, 2016
One of the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) top priorities during the 2016 legislative session was the NY First Home proposal. This legislation, sponsored by Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Phil Ramos, will help first time homebuyer …
By HOM Editorial Team | July 1, 2015
The Long Island Board of REALTORS® is working hard to ensure fair housing for all, and to eliminate the last bastion of institutional discrimination: cooperative housing. Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origi …
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Veterans are discovering that real estate investing, or house flipping, is a career path that is well matched with the skill sets they learned in the military.
These three questions will help you find out if your REALTOR® is armed with the knowledge you want behind you during the homebuying process.