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Existing home sales rise slightly in January, but record low supply weighs on market

Just after a short pullback in December, homebuyers returned to the marketplace, although they are nevertheless getting hampered by file low offer.

Closed product sales of present properties in January greater .six% in contrast with December, in accordance to the Nationwide Association of Realtors.

Product sales finished the month at a seasonally adjusted, annualized price of six.69 million units, which was 23.7% bigger in contrast with January 2020. That is the next-highest product sales speed given that April 2006.

“Property product sales are continuing to play a aspect in propping up the economic system,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the NAR. “With further stimulus probably to move and numerous vaccines now obtainable, the housing outlook appears to be reliable for this 12 months.”

There have been one.04 million properties for sale at the stop of January, a 26% drop from a 12 months ago. At the present product sales

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