Real Estate http://wesa.fm en Buyers Outnumber Amount of Homes for Sale in Pittsburgh Region http://wesa.fm/post/buyers-outnumber-amount-homes-sale-pittsburgh-region <p>The number of homes for sale in the 13-county southwestern Pennsylvania region is not keeping pace with the number of people looking to buy homes.</p><p>That’s according to a January 2014 report from real estate group West Penn Multi List Inc., which showed new listings in 12 of the 13 counties it covers decreased in the first month of the year.</p><p>President George Hacket said overall, the housing market in the region is strong.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:41:34 +0000 Deanna Garcia 24197 at http://wesa.fm Housing Market Continues to Strengthen in Pittsburgh Area http://wesa.fm/post/housing-market-continues-strengthen-pittsburgh-area <p>The housing market in southwestern Pennsylvania continues to strengthen, according to numbers released by West Penn Multi-List.</p><p>In October, the number of residential homes placed under agreement increased 15.07 percent; new listings increased 8.69 percent, and average days on the market decreased 4.82 percent over the previous month.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:13:18 +0000 Deanna Garcia 19831 at http://wesa.fm Housing Market Continues to Strengthen in Pittsburgh Area It's Cheap to Buy a House in Pittsburgh, But Not a New One http://wesa.fm/post/its-cheap-buy-house-pittsburgh-not-new-one <p>It’s an often-repeated fact that Pittsburgh homes are cheaper to buy than those in the rest of the country, but a new study shows that does not hold true for new construction.</p><p>Every other year, the U.S Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) conduct a national survey measuring home prices, conditions, maintenance costs, and other relevant data. The survey also takes an in-depth look at 25 to 30 individual metro-areas on an ever-changing basis.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 13198 at http://wesa.fm It's Cheap to Buy a House in Pittsburgh, But Not a New One