New listings and sales performed well across the country last week. As we reach into August, we'll begin to see the volume of activity wane in anticipation of the school year. Although not every buyer or seller has children, it's no secret that homeownership is a popular housing option for those with kids. In bulk, this has historically been enough of a factor for turning down the summer's market heat before lower temperatures take hold.
In the Houston region, for the week ending August 6:
- New Listings increased 5.7% to 3,202
- Pending Sales increased 18.8% to 2,043
- Closed Sales increased 18.3% to 1,911