Home sales

Dubai real estate markets set new home sales record of over $ 10 million – after 54 deals

“As has been the case throughout the pandemic, current and future homeowners have their sights set on large homes, whether for more space for a home office or to access additional space, to inside or outside ”, explains Faisal Durrani, Partner – Head of Middle East Research. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Dubai: Residential property […]

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Sustained rise in mortgage rates could reduce home sales

Mortgage rates have rebounded to levels not seen since July following signals from the Federal Reserve last week that it may start cutting its purchases of long-term mortgages and Treasury bonds later this year. The Fed’s debt purchases have helped keep long-term interest rates low. But that’s not all that can scare investors off buying […]

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Profitable home sales reach their highest level in 39 years

Profitability increased in 12 of the 15 capitals and the rest of the state’s markets, with the rate of sales at a loss increasing in Melbourne, Hobart and regional Tasmania, albeit from a weak base. Regional and tree-change markets posted the highest proportion of lucrative sales, with Victoria’s Ballarat regional area reaching 99.7 percent of […]

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Existing home sales decline as buyers wait for better prices and more options

Sales of existing homes fell in August, with inventory and prices remaining a major concern for potential buyers. Existing home sales fell 2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.88 million in August, the National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday. Compared with August 2020, home sales fell 1.5%. “Although there has been a […]