Hanoi, Vietnam — When you think about it, the realtors have been the backbone of the Vietnamese economy for generations.But that's changing, and the market is changing too.For one thing, many big players are moving to Vietnam, and in doing so, the number of people in the country has more than doubled.That has led to a surge in the number and quality of homes being sold.The new supply of homes al...
AMERICAN HOUSE SALES INCREASED FOR THE FIFTH MONTH IN DECEMBER 2018.
The number of homes sold rose by 20,000 during the month.
The average sale price rose by 4.6 percent, or $5,923.52, to $7,811,845.
The median price rose 0.7 percent, to just over $5.9 million.
The national average home price rose 4.4 percent, 0.6 percentage points higher than the month before.
The national median home price was $3,879,500.
The National Association of Realtors said median home prices were up by 7.5 percent in January 2018, but they were still well below the 6.6% average annual gain over the past three years.
The index rose by 0.5 percentage points in January 2017.