Linda Morton Haro

M&M Properties

3326 Deeds Road
Houston, TX 77084


Cell: 281-840-1439   
Phone: 281-840-1439 
Fax: 713-583-8538

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Existing-Home Sales Increase for the First Time in Six Months

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2018) – Existing-home sales increased in October after six straight months of decreases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity last month.



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5 Home Staging Ideas That Work Wonders During Winter

Winter is the time of year when most home buyers, like bears, retreat to their own cozy homes and hibernate. So what if you have a house you must sell right now, winter be damned?



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National housing indicators

Existing home sales (October)

5.22 millions units*

Existing home median price (October)

$255,400

Housing Starts (October)

1.228 millions units*

New home sales (September)

0.553 millions units*

*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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Home ownership

2nd Quarter 2018

64.3%

3rd Quarter 2018

64.4%

The homeownership rate of 64.4 percent was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2017 (63.9 percent) nor from the rate in the second quarter 2018 (64.3 percent).

New home sales

September 2018

-5.5%

October 2018

-8.9%

Sales of new single-family houses in October 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 8.9 percent (±13.7 percent)* below the revised September rate of 597,000 and is 12.0 percent (±13.1 percent)* below the October 2017 estimate of 618,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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Linda Morton Haro

Home Ownership matters…to people, to communities, and to America. Why? • For every two homes sold, one job is created in the U.S. • Each purchase generates as much as $60,000 in economic activity over time. Read more

Buying is now cheaper than renting in 74 percent of the nation’s largest cities. Low home prices and “rock-bottom” interest rates as well as tax advantages of homeownership are the reasons why it’s now cheaper to BUY a 2-bdrm home than to rent one. Check out this CNN Money article with the details. Read more

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