Redfin Housing Demand Index Dipped 1.7 Percent from September to October; Still 26.6 Percent Higher Than Last Year

SEATTLE–()–(NASDAQ: RDFN) — The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 1.7 percent from 137 in September to 134 in October, in accordance to Redfin (, the next-generation actual property brokerage. Still, the Demand Index, which is adjusted for Redfin’s market share development, elevated 26.6 % 12 months over 12 months in October.

The Demand Index is predicated on hundreds of Redfin clients requesting dwelling excursions and writing gives. A degree of 100 represents the historic common for the three-year interval from January 2013 to December 2015.

Across the 15 metros lined by the Demand Index, there have been 14.eight % fewer houses on the market final month than there have been a 12 months prior. October marked the 29th straight month of year-over-year stock declines in these main markets and the fourth consecutive month of double-digit declines. Meanwhile, new listings posted a a lot wanted acquire for the primary time in 5 months, up 2.6 % in October.

The seasonally adjusted variety of consumers requesting dwelling excursions remained basically flat from September to October, growing zero.6 %, whereas the quantity making gives fell 5.four %. Compared to final 12 months, 43.7 % extra consumers requested excursions in October and four.four % extra wrote gives.

“The fact that touring activity remained constant while offers dropped off in October tells us that the buyers are still there; there’s just not much to bid on,” mentioned Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson. “The small boost in the number of homes newly listed for sale is certainly the bright spot of this report. Additionally, the most serious buyers can rejoice that we are nearing the holidays, which bring less competition from other buyers for homes that sellers are often very eager to unload before the new year.”

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Redfin ( is the next-generation actual property brokerage, combining its personal full-service brokers with trendy expertise to redefine actual property within the client’s favor. Founded by software program engineers, Redfin has the nation’s #1 brokerage web site and gives a number of on-line instruments to shoppers, together with the Redfin Estimate, the automated home-value estimate with the trade’s lowest printed error charge for listed houses. Homebuyers and sellers get pleasure from a full-service, technology-powered expertise from Redfin actual property brokers, whereas saving hundreds in commissions. Redfin serves greater than 80 main metro areas throughout the U.S. The firm has closed greater than $50 billion in dwelling gross sales.

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