ByAmy FontinelleAre you gearing up to buy your first place? Shopping for a home is exciting, exhausting and a little bit scary. In the end, your aim is to end up with a home you love at a
Real Estate Is Just Fine
There is Still A LOT of Good News:
- The median existing-home price for all housing types in August was $219,800, which is 4.8 percent above August 2013. This marks the 30th consecutive month of year-over-year price gains.
- 40% of homes sold in August were on the market for less than a month.
- Distressed home sales remain at single digits for the second straight month, at 8%, down from 12% last year this time.
- More buyers qualified for mortgages to purchase a home in August, as evidenced by the decline in the number of all cash buyers from 29% to 23%.
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