Charly Varughese

Realty Associates

1223 Antoine Dr.
Houston, TX 77055

Cell: 281-682-0623   
Phone: (281) 682-0623 

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Housing Affordability Index Hits Record High

Washington, March 06, 2012 - NAR President Moe Veissi said the typical family has roughly double the income needed to purchase a median-priced home. "For buyers who can qualify for a mortgage, now is a very good time to become a homeowner.” More...
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February Existing-Home Sales Slip But Up Strongly From a Year Ago

Washington, March 21, 2012 - Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said, "The market is trending up unevenly, with record high consumer buying power and sustained job gains giving buyers the confidence they need to get into the market”. More...
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National housing indicators

Existing home sales ()

4.59 million units*

Existing home median price ()


Housing Starts ()

698,000 units*

New home sales ()

313,000 units*

*Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Source: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

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Home ownership

4th Qtr 11


3rd Qtr 11


The homeownership rate in the fourth quarter 2011 (66.0 percent) was lower than the fourth quarter 2010 rate (66.5 percent). The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from their corresponding fourth quarter 2010 rates.

New home sales

Feb 11


Jan 12


Sales of new single-family houses in February 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 313,000. This is 1.6 percent (+/- 23.9%)* below the revised January 2012 estimate of 318,000.


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