Day: April 21, 2020

US Housing Market Reverses Course in March with Coronavirus Shutdowns

Record-setting declines include a more than 10% decrease in new listings from a year earlier and a 9% drop in total number of home sales in a single month.

This is possibly the most unusual Market Tracker report that Redfin has ever published. At the beginning of March, the housing market was stronger than ever, with February marking the eighth straight month of increases in home sales, and the U.S. economy was relatively stable. By the end of March, that run had come to an end and everything had been thrown into extreme disarray as the spread of the

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Working from home opens up outer suburbs to new buyers

A family home in Avalon with working from home studio and lovely areas to entertain.

Now that we have discovered we don’t have to commute to city offices every day many workers are reassessing attractive beach suburbs on the outer ring of Sydney.

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Newport’s waterfront jewel sale

Avalon Beach has a strong surfing and cafe culture and a large well-supported primary school.

Agents at the top end of the northern beaches have seen increased interest from buyers wanting a sea-change and working from home even after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

They are

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