quarantine / 1 posts found

How Coronavirus is Impacting Luxury Real Estate

by paulmcdonald
Comments are off for this post.
Reposted from Forbes | Dima Williams, Contributor | March 19, 2020 In the final quarter of 2019, luxury real estate in the U.S. rallied both in sale volume and price. The segment posted double-digit sales growth year-over-year for the first time in 2019. The entry price rose by 2.1% to $1.27 million, according to the realtor.com’s latest luxury report.   “The stock market was very strong in the last quarter and we also saw mortgage rates that were lower than they had been a year prior,” says realtor.com chief economist Danielle Hale. “That really helps the luxury segment show a lot of strength.”  The new year looked promising. Then, coronavirus gripped the…