What’s being said in the media: April pending sales and Market Confidence Index

Because of the National Association of REALTORS midyear legislative meetings last week, we were unable to post links to what was reported in the media on the pending sales. So, this edition of “What’s being said in the media” will include both articles and posts that resulted from the Tuesday, May 14 release of the April 2013 pending sales data and the May 21 release of the REALTOR Market Confidence and Price Confidence Indexes. We’ve also included a news segment from New England Cable News that features MAR President Kimberly Allard-Moccia talking about the lack of inventory and bidding wars.

 

REALTOR Market and Price Confidence Indexes:

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Business Digest: Realtor Confidence Indexes continue to excel
MetroWest Daily News

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Mass. Realtor confidence remains sky-high
Lowell Sun

Mass. Realtors’ Confidence Still Rising
Worcester Business Journal

 Business Briefs: Realtor Confidence Up
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Pending Home Sales:

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Pending home sales set record
Boston Herald

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

MAR: Pending Home Sales Hit New All-Time High In April
Banker & Tradesman

Massachusetts pending home sales rose sharply in April, MAR says
Boston.com

Bay State pending home sales set record in April
Boston Business Journal

The return of panic buying?
Boston RealEstateNow Blog