The coronavirus pandemic has literally gone viral and the California real estate market also got impacted by it. Today, we decided to take a look at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the California housing market. We’ll also look at the likely medium and long-term effects of the outbreak. Before the coronavirus outbreak, the declining interest rates bolstered February home sales and price in the California housing market. The no. of home sales in February went up 6.6 percent from the 395,700 level in January, marking the first time in three months that sales jumped above the 400,000 benchmarks. February also marked the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
The previously-booming Las Vegas real estate market was badly impacted by the ongoing pandemic. Unemployment is at a record 28.2%. The economic uncertainty and massive job losses directly affected its housing market as well. However, it has managed to avoid total collapse. Even though these effects on the Las Vegas housing market are deemed as short-term, it is yet to be predicted as to what the potential long-term impact could be. On the positive side, the national housing market is expected to bounce back faster than anticipated from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Forbes. They also said that among the Las Vegas housing market is among those cites that are showing the most signs of a positive recovery. With the reopening of its economy, the Las Vegas real estate industry is looking forward to how the business can be conducted in the wake of the new normal.
We will discuss the latest Cincinnati real estate market trends & news and find out how they can affect the investors and homebuyers in the latter half of 2020. Low-interest and unemployment rates, the influx of high-paying jobs, and very affordable housing make Greater Cincinnati a great place for people to live and work. 2020 started strong with an increase in home sales in the Greater Cincinnati housing market. In January, the average home price rose to $219,497, a year-over-year increase of 8.79%. The inventory of homes for sale dropped by 23.2 % as more and more millennials and families entered the market to purchase their dream homes.
Due to the impact of Covid-19, the sales in April were down by 20.21% compared to a record April a year ago. The inventory of homes for sale continued its year-over-year declining trend and that shows that there are plenty of buyers in the market ready to scoop up properties and take advantage of low investor turn out.
We will discuss the latest Columbus Ohio real estate market trends & news and find out how they can affect the investors and homebuyers in the latter half of 2020. Columbus is a slowly and steadily growing real estate market that will be thriving well into the foreseeable future. The real estate statistics in Columbus show us that while the construction is increasing, inventory is still scarce because of increasing demand. This is leading to a steady year-over-year increase in the Columbus house prices. Last year Columbus was ranked #3 among 20 Hottest Housing Markets listed by Realtor.com.
If you’re spending more than 30% of your gross monthly income on living expenses, you might be what’s known as “house poor.” A recent survey by HomeTap found that nearly 20% of U.S. homeowners feel like their monthly housing costs impede their ability to achieve other financial goals most of the time, and an overwhelming 73% feel it some of the time.