The national median existing single-family home price increased 3.9% annually to $254,800 in the first quarter of 2019. Despite this increase, Q1’s total now sits just below the annual increase of 4% in the fourth quarter of 2018. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said in order to combat slower price gains, the construction industry needs to develop more affordable housing units.
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