Current Market Data

Bigger portion of Dallas and Fort Worth homes sitting on the market for 30-plus days

The share of homes listed for more than 30 days has increased 42.9% in Dallas and 43.4% in Fort Worth in the last year, according to Redfin.

Pending home sales decline for second consecutive month in July 

The modest 1% decline could indicate the current housing cycle is reaching a bottom as mortgage rates recede from their recent high, the National Association of REALTORS® said. 

New-home sales plunge 12.6% in July 

The median price of a new home sold during the month was up 5.9%, however, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

RE/MAX: Dallas median-sales price slides as inventory jumps 

Nationally, the median sales price slid 2.9% from June but rose 8.1% from July 2021, while closed transactions were down 16.6% on a monthly basis and 26.3% on a yearly one, RE/MAX said in its National Housing Report.

NAR: Existing-home sales fall again in July, but could stabilize  

A recent decline in mortgage rates could return some purchasing power to buyers going forward, National Association of REALTORS® chief economist Lawrence Yun said. 

New-home construction falls 9.6% in July 

The pace of housing starts for both single-family and multifamily residences was down on a month over month basis, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported. 

NAHB: U.S. in a “housing recession,” single-family starts will decline in 2022 

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell for the eighth straight month in August, as the key measure of builder confidence indicated a pessimistic outlook. 

Mortgage rates fall to four-month low as buyers return to market

Homebuyers may catch a break this month as rates have come down nearly a point from the recent high on fears of a recession.

Rental and homeowner vacancy rates still near historic lows, Census data shows

The national rental vacancy rate dropped to 5.6% in the second quarter of the year while the homeowner vacancy rate remained at 0.8%.

CoreLogic: Home-price increases remain strong in June but continue to slow 

Home prices were up 18.3% on a year-over-year basis and 0.6% month over month. Looking ahead, CoreLogic expects year-over-year appreciation to slow to 4.3% by June 2023. 

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