Morning Minute: Spring selling season getting an early start

A slight increase in median list prices and listing inventories along with a drop in the median age of that housing inventory signals that U.S. homebuyers are getting an early start to the spring selling season, according to

In a blog post, points to its February housing data which shows that national “listing inventories increased 1.15 percent month-over-month; median age of inventory was at 98 days, a 9.26 percent decrease month-over-month; and median list prices were slightly higher month-over-month at $189,900.”  Read the full post for more details.

In other news:

Housing Rebound Continues: Starts Rose 0.8 Percent In FebruaryNPR

Rising prices buoy up some underwater homeownersUSA Today

‘Flash Sales’ Grow More CommonREALTOR® Magazine

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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