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Monthly Archives: May 2020

California home sales prices edge up during Coronavirus lockdown

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Illustrating the chilling effects of the coronavirus crisis has had on the housing market, data released Tuesday show that Southern California home sales fell 26.6% in April compared with a month earlier, while year-over-year sales were down 31.5%. The data reflect residential transactions that closed last month, meaning many opened escrows just before or in […]

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What Home Buyers and Sellers Can Expect in 2020, as Pandemic Revises Forecast

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

There are so many ways in which 2020 is not turning out the way most Americans expected. In terms of real estate, we were hurtling toward a busy spring season. All the economic indicators looked strong, boosting buyers to battle it out for a limited supply of homes. But then the coronavirus pandemic swept across […]

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Tools that can help if the coronavirus epidemic has you worried about your mortgage or rent

Posted on May 11, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

The health and economic impact of the spread of COVID-19 has been devastating, and there is still no end in sight. More than 30 million Americans have applied for unemployment since the outbreak of the pandemic, a number that is likely to continue growing. Savings and retirement nest eggs are vanishing as the stock market collapses. […]

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Despite the Coronavirus, Home Prices Are Still Rising—for Now

Posted on May 5, 2020 by Anthony Vulin in Uncategorized

Home sellers can take heart. Despite the fervent wishes of buyers, home prices are ticking up during this coronavirus crisis—instead of down. In a surprise, the median home list price rose 1.6% annually in the week ending April 25 compared with the same week a year ago, according to the most recent national data from realtor.com® looking […]

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