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Housing Market Potential Drops 17% YoY

“The steep annual decline in market potential was largely a result of higher mortgage rates, which prevent both buyers and sellers from jumping into the market,” said Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American Financial Corporation.

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Home Sales Increase Amid Market Cooldown

According to First American’s Potential Home Sales Model for November 2022, potential existing-home sales increased to a 5.24 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate, representing a 2.5% month-over-month increase.

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Is a Housing Market Normalization Upon Us?

First American Financial Corporation has released the latest Potential Home Sales Model for the month of July 2022, which uses proprietary data to measure what the healthy market level of home sales should be based on economic, demographic, and housing ...

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Potential Home Sales Decrease on Monthly, Yearly Basis

First American Financial Corporation has released their latest iteration of the proprietary Potential Home Sales Model (PHSM) for April 2022 and found that potential existing-home sales decreased to a 5.74 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR), a 3.0% month-over-month decrease.  ...

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Another Strong Year Ahead?

First American Financial Corporation released First American’s proprietary Potential Home Sales Model (PHSM) for March 2022, showing that potential existing-home sales decreased to a 5.97 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) — a 3.2% month-over-month decrease. The market potential for ...

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What Will Hold Back Home Sales?

Even as the spring homebuying season promises to be better for home sales than the previous few months, an expert takes a look at the factors that are likely to hamper sales from achieving their full potential.

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Why Aren’t More People Selling Their Homes?

Inventory shortages have become one of the defining trends of the housing market in recent months. Demand for homes is skyrocketing, but lack of sufficient supply is driving high home prices ever higher, forcing some homeowners to stay in their ...

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