INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE… Life in the housing market sure mimicked the ocean last week. Let’s start with the up part. New single-family home sales blasted up 18.0% in August, reaching a solid 504,000 unit annual rate. These sales are now 33% ahead of where they were a year ago, hitting their highest level in more than six years and posting their biggest monthly jump in 22 years! Plus, the median price of new homes sold was up 8.0% versus a year ago. With all the torrid selling going on, the months’ supply of new homes fell to 4.8, but inventories grew by 2,000 units although they’re still quite low. Builders may now be inspired to improve that situation.

Click here to read more “Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” –Vanessa Paradis, French singer, model, and actress

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Amelia Wong

Relocation Specialist | Realtor

Amelia Wong is a veteran real estate investor, life coach, real estate expert. She offers her expertise in assisting Sellers to sell their homes at top market values by executing multi-faceted marketing programs that reaches both local and international buyers. She speaks fluent English, Chinese-Cantonese and Chinese-Mandarin.

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