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Persistent buyer demand is making homes sell above list price

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The FINANCIAL — In more evidence that persistent buyer demand is pushing a strong housing market deeper into the year than usual, a new Zillow® analysis finds the share of homes sold above list continues to rise, blowing past the typical mid-summer peak. That is great news for prospective sellers who want to maximize their return from a potential home sale.  In September, 22.4% of homes purchased in the U.S. were sold for more than their initial list price, up from 20.2% in August and well above the roughly 15% of homes that did so during September 2018 and 2019. It is highly unusual…

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Persistent buyer demand is making homes sell above list price

8 mins read

The FINANCIAL — In more evidence that persistent buyer demand is pushing a strong housing market deeper into the year than usual, a new Zillow® analysis finds the share of homes sold above list continues to rise, blowing past the typical mid-summer peak. That is great news for prospective sellers who want to maximize their return from…