Housing inventory, buyer demand are market drivers: JPMorgan

Supply and demand in real estate aren’t easy to balance. Creating more saleable properties takes time, considerable work, and a lot of effort.It’s not possible at all in some cases, and even when it is, it might not be possible for supply to increase in time to meet consumer demand.

Is Seattle about to do away with single-family zoning? Minneapolis Confronts Its History of Housing Segregation By doing away with single-family zoning, the city takes on high rent, long commutes, and racism in real estate in one fell swoop.

The housing market in Regina is a buyer’s market, which is expected to continue into 2019. High interest rates and the mortgage stress rest has made buyers more cautious about home ownership. Activity in the luxury market was stable in 2018, with demand for properties $750,000 plus which will prevail into 2019.

ORLANDO – Second-quarter 2018 saw increased sales, higher median prices and more new listings for Florida’s housing market, according to the latest. If that trend continues, it will hopefully help.

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Home prices within the Chicago area housing market leveled off during 2018, and modest gains are predicted through 2019 and into 2020. This is largely the result of inventory growth within the local real estate market. The metro area’s population, meanwhile, has remained nearly flat over the past decade.

Housing Market Forecast to Shift to Favor Buyers by 2019. Alaska topped the list with a 39% likelihood of home price declines in the next two years; followed by North Dakota with a 33% chance; Wyoming, 31%; West Virginia, 26%; Oklahoma, 16%; Louisiana, 15%; New Mexico, 11%; and Mississippi, 10%.

Zillow is reporting this week that a limited U.S. housing inventory and rapid price appreciation have kept sellers firmly in the driver’s seat for several years as the United States recovered from the housing market collapse in 2008. Now, buyers are gaining more negotiating power as the housing.

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Hong Kong developers are poised to find out just to what extent the city’s booming stock market has pushed up demand for luxury housing. Swire Properties Ltd. is seeking buyers for six apartments..

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The real estate market remains weak foreclosures, over supply, shadow inventory, tightening lending. Another growth driver for apartment REITs that the pent up demand of young adults who still live.