Kenya Burrell, Realtor

Burrell Holtzapple Neal Properties

2428 Brentwood
Houston, TX 77019


Cell: 281-444-7800   
Phone: 281-444-7800 
Fax: 713-490-9035

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Existing-Home Sales Rise in October with Ongoing Price and Equity Gains

WASHINGTON (November 19, 2012) - Sales of existing homes increased in October, even with some regional impact from Hurricane Sandy, while home prices continued to rise due to lower levels of inventory supply, according to the National Association of Realtors®. More...
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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.79 million units*

Existing home median price ()

$178,600

Housing Starts ()

894,000 units*

New home sales ()

389,000 units (September)*

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

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Home ownership

3rd Qtr 12

65.5%

3rd Qtr 11

66.3%

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2012 (65.5 percent) was lower than the third quarter 2011 rate (66.3 percent). The homeownership rate in the South was lower than the corresponding second quarter 2011 rate, while the rates in the Northeast, Midwest, and West were not statistically different.

New home sales

Sept 12

+5.7%

Aug 12

-1.3%

Sales of new single-family houses in September 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 389,000. This is 5.7 percent (+/- 14.8%)* above the revised August 2012 estimate of 368,000.

Source: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

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HOUSTON — (February 15, 2011) — Houston's housing market heated up in January, recording the first increase in property sales since 6/10. Pricing increased in the first month of the new year, with the average price of single-family homes reaching the highest level ever for a January in Houston. Link-http://www.har.com/mls/dispPressRelease.com Read more

The debate continues for phasing out the mortgage home interest deduction, which allows taxpayers to subtract the interest they pay on their homes mortgages from their income. As a result, this provides a tax break to homeowners who are able to take this deduction. The link below provides more details about this tax break at risk. Read more

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