Housing inventory, buyer demand are market drivers: JPMorgan

The forces keeping inventory down are a bit more nuanced, but no less logical. In the simplest sense, high demand itself isn’t helping the market build up an inventory cushion of homes for sale – in many markets, homes are scooped up seemingly as soon as they’re listed. A second driver of low inventory has been anemic new construction.

In 19 of the 23 markets it tracks, it now shows “slight to significant” drops in demand. in inventory levels. Real estate marketplace Zillow recently reported that buyers are are moving into the.

In addition, global macroeconomic and political uncertainty has been a driver of US real estate. At the higher end of the market, of the 50 largest commercial real estate acquisitions in the US in.

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“Ongoing supply shortages remain the main driver of the performance gap as the housing market continues to face an inventory impasse – you can. has boosted housing demand. The result? The start of.

Major banks such as JPMorgan. buyers’ market, but homes priced right are selling fast. In Colorado, too, inventory is on the decline. "In this business it’s all about supply and demand," says Sally.

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Toronto Housing Market Update - February 2019 Four years after the depths of the financial crisis — caused by a bursting housing. inventory available in the market, as you can see below. A simple look at supply and demand will show part of.

Housing market forecast for 2017 While homebuilding activity has picked up lately, many markets still suffer from a supply-demand imbalance. In December, the inventory of existing homes for sale.