Found 95 blog entries tagged as Boca Raton Real Estate.

Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for October 2022. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

Existing home sales declined nationwide for the eighth consecutive month, falling 1.5% as of last measure, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), with sales down nearly 24% from the same period last year. Pending home sales also declined, dropping 10.9% month-to-month, exceeding economists’ expectations. Stubbornly high inflation and soaring borrowing costs have eroded buyer purchasing power and have caused the market to cool rapidly this year. New Listings decreased 7.0 percent…

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Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for September. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

The U.S. real estate market continues to slow as we move into fall, as rising consumer prices and higher mortgage interest rates squeeze homebuyer budgets and cool activity. With inflation showing little sign of abating, the Federal Reserve implemented another 75-basis-point hike in September, marking the third such rate increase this year. The cost of borrowing has reached multi-year highs on everything from credit cards to auto loans in 2022 as mortgage interest rates topped 6% for the first time…

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Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for August 2022. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

Summer 2022 has been a season of change for the U.S. real estate market. With housing affordability at a 33-year low, existing-home sales have continued to soften nationwide, falling 5.9% month-to-month and 20.9% year-over-year as of last measure, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Pending home sales have also continued to decline, while new listings have steadily increased, with unsold inventory reaching 3.3 months’ supply at the start of August. The pullback in demand has been…

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Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for July 2022. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:


The U.S. housing market has continued to cool, as rising mortgage rates and record-high sales prices have stifled affordability, weakening demand and pricing out a multitude of buyers. Nationally, median household income has failed to keep pace with increasing mortgage payments, with the costs of buying a home about 80% more expensive now than they were just three summers ago, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). As more and more prospective buyers find their home purchase plans…

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Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for June.  Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

Rising inflation, soaring home prices, and increased mortgage interest rates have combined to cause a slowdown in the U.S. housing market. To help quell inflation, which reached 8.6% as of last measure in May, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by three quarters of a percentage point in June, the largest interest rate hike since 1994. Higher prices, coupled with 30-year fixed mortgage rates approaching 6%, have exacerbated affordability challenges and rapidly cooled demand, with home sales and…

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April Market StatisticsNewly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for April 2022.  Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage exceeded 5% in April, the highest level since 2011, according to Freddie Mac. The recent surge in mortgage rates has reduced the pool of eligible buyers and has caused mortgage applications to decline, with a significant impact on refinance applications, which are down more than 70% compared to this time last year. As the rising costs of homeownership force many Americans to adjust their budgets, an increasing number of buyers are hoping to help offset the costs…

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Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for July 2021.  Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

The White House recently announced additional measures to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure as they exit forbearance, including loan modifications and payment reductions. Borrowers with federally backed mortgages can lock in lower interest rates and extend the length of their mortgages. For borrowers who can’t resume their monthly mortgage, HUD will offer lenders the ability to provide all eligible borrowers with a 25% principal and interest reduction. 

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graphic of market statistics for May 2021Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for May 2021. Although much of the change year over year is distorted by the slow real estate market during the height of the pandemic in May 2020, it is still interesting to see the state of our current local market. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

Demand Continues to Outpace Supply

As the weather warms and pandemic restrictions ease across much of the country, the U.S. housing market shows little sign of cooling. Robust buyer demand, fueled by low mortgage rates, continues to outpace supply, which remains near historic lows. Nationwide,…

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Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for March 2021. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County:

Demand continues to outpace Supply

Normal spring increases in sales activity, coupled with relaxing COVID-19 policies, created a very busy March real estate market as buyer demand continued largely unabated in the face of rising home prices and mortgage rates. Existing home seller and new construction activity continue to remain below levels necessary to bring the market back into balance, pointing to a busy and competitive buyer market in the coming months.

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February 2021 real estate market statisticsNewly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for February 2021. Read on to learn more about the real estate market in South Palm Beach County

Economic Indicators

Mortgage interest rates ticked a bit higher in February, but remain below their February 2020 levels. Interest rates may rise a bit further in coming weeks, but according to Freddie Mac chief economist Sam Khater, “while there are multiple temporary factors driving up rates, the underlying economic fundamentals point to rates remaining in the low 3 percent range for the year.” With rates still at historically low levels, home sales are unlikely to be significantly impacted,…

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