Bella Vista Real Estate News
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Jan 24, 2016 | via NWAonline
Arkansas home sales rose about 9 percent in January as the average price fell about 4 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday. The total number of homes sold in January, 1,831, was the most for the month since 1,928 homes were sold in 2007. Comment?
Oct 15, 2015 | via The City Wire
The local housing market is as hot as it's ever been with sales in Benton County alone expected to top $1 billion before the end of the year, according to Paul Bynum, economist and founder of MountData.com. Agents across Benton and Washington counties sold 741 homes in September, cumulatively valued at $146.914 million, up compared to 633 homes worth $119.793 million, a year ago. Comment?
Oct 12, 2015 | via The City Wire
August home sales in Arkansas' four largest markets were off the pace of the previous three months, but sales for the first eight months of the year are up more than 8% and the value of those sales is up more than 13.5%. Homes are also selling faster in the four markets. Comment?
Oct 8, 2015 | via The City Wire
It wasn't that long ago when a third of Northwest Arkansas homeowners were chained to mortgages valued well above what their homes were worth. But prices have rebounded in Benton and Washington counties in the past two years and there are fewer vacant homes deemed underwater and less overall foreclosures, according to Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac.com. Comment?
Sep 29, 2015 | via The City Wire
Using the absorption rate from the past 12 months implies that there is a 53.4 month supply of remaining lots in active subdivisions in Northwest Arkansas, the lowest level since 2008. The recent Skyline Report conducted by the University of Arkansas Center for Business and Economic Research found there were 27,850 lots available in the 381 active subdivisions identified by Skyline Report researchers in the first half of 2015. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via NWAonline
The U.S. economy has expanded at a modest pace since mid-May amid "slight" price pressures and some softening in consumer spending, a report Wednesday from the Federal Reserve's 12 districts showed. "The outlook was generally positive across broad segments of the economy including retail sales, manufacturing, and real estate," according to the Fed's latest Beige Book, an economic survey by reserve banks published eight times a year. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via NWAonline
Arkansas home sales jumped 14.4 percent in May compared with a year earlier, the 21st straight month that sales have increased, the Arkansas Realtors Association said. There were 3,344 homes sold in May, up from 2,924 in May 2015. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via 5NEWSonline.com
It has been called the worst place in America to rent a house, and many of you call it "home." Arkansas State Representative Greg Leding said The Natural State is the only state in the country that doesn't equally protect landlords, and their tenants. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
Arkansas consumers expect to make large purchases now because they're seeing low unemployment rates, lower interest rates and the possibility of inflation looming on the horizon, according to the Spring 2016 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via Arkansas Times
Since December 2015, about 3,000 Arkansans receiving benefits through the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program have been subject to drug screenings, thanks to a bill sponsored by Sen. Blake Johnson in the name of "accountability." There is no comparable requirement for any other government subsidy or service. Comment?
20 min ago | via The Gazette
The resale home market in the region remains hot. Photo of a home under contract on North Nevada Avenue taken Thursday, July 7, 2016. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
Monthly June data included an increase in the Leading Economic Indicators, and positive housing permits, starts, and existing home sales. My usual note: I look at the high frequency weekly indicators because while they can be very noisy, they provide a good Now-cast of the economy, and will telegraph the maintenance or change in the economy well before monthly or quarterly data is available. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Manawatu Evening Standard
It's no good raiding your money box for a deposit if you do not have enough income to satisfy a bank. Want to buy a house? How much you earn may be more of a factor in a bank's decision to lend to you than how much of a deposit you have. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Philly.com
NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker will be on familiar turf as Hillary Clinton's campaign arrives here in Welker's hometown for the Democratic National Convention. Thrilled as she is that family and friends will be nearby, "I don't even know if I'll have time to see them," said Welker, who's nevertheless hoping to sneak in time with her fiance, John Hughes, a marketing director for Merck & Co. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Inside Bay Area
As the real estate markets for Fremont and Dublin soar with new home sales, the schools that house all those new students are bursting at the seams and looking to developers for help building classrooms. The state agreed. Comment?
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