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If you’re fresh out of college and settling in at your first or second job, homeownership might be out of sight, out of mind. But there’s a lot you can do in your 20s to better position yourself for buying a home when the time is right. You’ve got plenty of company if you’re not ready to house-hunt just yet. Fifty-seven percent of millennials rent because they view it as more affordable or because they think they won’t qualify for a mortgage, according to a 2014 Fannie Mae surv... read more
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Las Vegas Monthly Market Update - October 2015

A Look into Las Vegas' Real Estate Market
Posted by Coldwell Banker Premier Realty on October 31, 2015 in  2015  activities  Buying vs renting  home price and mortgage rate  home prices  housing  inventory  las vegas homes  las vegas real estate  new home sales  single family
October 2015 Following a significant increase in single family home prices over the summer, recent price growth is more tempered and flattening.  In our opinion, this pause in price growth is welcome since we do not want to see prices exceed the basic fundamental measures that drive the market long-term.  We typically see closings subside this time of year and 2015 continues this pattern, however, both escrows opened and the number of closed ho... read more
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September 2015 As we enter fall, there are a few things that we typically observe. One is a buildup in inventory which is often the result of slower sales rates. Another market feature that we often observe is an increase in days on market. This market mechanism, which manifests as strong seasonal patterns, often results in more moderate price changes during the fall months, as demand softens and available supply expands. August figures, which are revealed be... read more
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AUGUST 2015 Looking year-over-year, the number of single family escrows opened and homes closed have been more than respectable.  Closings are up nearly 20% year-over-year when measured in July and the year-to-date numbers are solid also.  Price increases have moderated and we believe this is a welcome pause after the consistency in vibrant price increases.  We have already experienced more price amplification than we expected back in Ja... read more
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MARKET STATS So far 2015 is looking a lot like 2014 in terms of closings. Both single family homes and condominiums are very close to 2014 levels between January and May. However, the type of buyer has been shifting with prices ratcheting higher during the past year. Investors now make up a relevant but declining share of closings and the higher prices have likely tempered some first-time buyer interest although low interes... read more
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