According to CBRE's latest research, the U.S. multifamily market continued to see healthy demand in the third quarter of 2023, though rent growth slowed from previous highs.
Based on new data from Redfin, U.S. home sellers gave concessions to buyers in 35% of U.S. home sales during the three months ending Oct. 31, 2023. That's about the same as one year earlier, but up from 27.6% from two years ago.
Based on new research by Redfin's data journalist Lily Katz, nationwide, 30.6% of U.S. single-family homes for sale in the third quarter were new construction. That's the highest share of any third quarter on record and up from 28.9% one year earlier and 25% two years earlier.
According to ATTOM's newly released fourth-quarter 2023 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, almost 1.3 million (1,294,505) residential properties in the United States are vacant.
According to Redfin, a homebuyer must earn $114,627 to afford the median-priced U.S. home, up 15% ($15,285) from a year ago and up more than 50% since the start of the pandemic. That's the highest annual income necessary to afford a home on record.
Posted on October 19, 2023