Tag Archives: Statistics

2011 NAR Conference According to Twitter

Another great NAR Conference has come to a close. I thought it would be fun to take a look at this year’s conference through the eyes of Twitter! The official Twitter hashtag #NARannual was used in 7,763 tweets. The total … Continue reading

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Utah’s Housing Affordability Index Reaches Record High

While some would have you believe that the sky is falling when it comes to real estate, Chicken Little is actually craning his neck because the housing affordability index is so high! Since 1970 the National Association of REALTORS has … Continue reading

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September 2011 Utah County Housing Statistics

For the fourth straight month closed home sales have posted at double digit gain over the prior year. September put us at 19.0% over 2010 closed sales, pushing our year to date at 288 more sales than last year, a … Continue reading

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August 2011 Utah Housing Statistics

Home sales are on the rise while inventory is on its way down, according to a new report from the UAR. In August, statewide home sales rose twenty-three-and-a-half percent. Utah Realtors sold nearly three thousand homes, townhomes and condominiums compared … Continue reading

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August 2011 Utah County Housing Statistics

For the third straight month closed home sales have posted at double digit gain over the prior year. August put us at 27.0% over 2010 closed sales, pushing our year to date at 199 more sales than last year, a … Continue reading

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But, I Played A Real Estate Expert on TV Once

One of the things that I absolutely LOVE about social media is that you never know what’s waiting just around the corner for you! Last week I sent out this tweet: About an hour after that tweet I got a … Continue reading

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July 2011 Utah County Housing Statistics

July closed sales jumped 21.4% over last July’s sales! This was expected with the number of pending sales in the pipeline. This pushed our YTD sales into positive numbers with our cumulative YTD closed sales up 2.2% for the year. … Continue reading

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July 2011 Utah Housing Statistics

There was good news for Utah Realtors in July as home sales rose more than sixteen percent compared to last year. This is the biggest increase in sales since last year when buyers were rushing to finalize taxcredit‐eligible transactions. Closed sales … Continue reading

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Justifying Designations or Products With Meaningless Statistics

Which Came First? The Chicken or The Egg? I got an e-mail today which raised an interesting question for me, and of course I want to throw it out to you! The e-mail was for a product to make REALTORS® … Continue reading

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June 2011 Utah County Housing Statistics

More welcome news in the real estate market this month! Those pending sales from last month did equate into an increase in closed sales this month of 10.8% over last year. This has pushed our closed sales year to date … Continue reading

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