Monthly Archives: March 2012

National Assoc. of Realtors Chief Economist Sees Optimism Ahead

“The spring home buying season looks bright because of an elevated level of contract offers so far this year,” he said.  “If activity is sustained near present levels, existing-home sales will see their best performance in five years.  Based on … Continue reading

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Builder Optimism Improving

Signs are improving in the new-home market and builders are feeling more optimistic about where the real estate market is heading, after coming off last year’s worst year on record for new home construction. For the fifth consecutive month, builder … Continue reading

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Housing market may have reached bottom of cycle.

With spring around the corner and consumer confidence on the rise, members of Northwest Multiple Listing Service are reporting positive gains in activity. Pending sales for February increased more than 27 percent from a year ago, more sellers are listing their homes, … Continue reading

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