Monthly Archives: September 2016

Where are people moving from and to?

Interesting Industry Highlights from AMSA Industry Trends:

 

Top three busiest moving months:  July, June, August

Top three slowest moving months: February, November, January

 

Chicago is the #1 outbound city at 62.9%

Chicago is the last inbound city at 37%

 

Top inbound cities:

Portland, OR    66.3%

Charlotte, NC 63.9%

Austin, TX  60.7%

Tampa, FL  58.7%

San Francisco, CA   57.9%

 

Lowest outbound activity:

Portland 33.7%

Charlotte 36.1%

Austin 39.3%

Tampa 41.3%

San Francisco 42.1%

 

 

Top inbound states:

FL

CA

TX

NC

AZ

 

Top outbound states:

CA

FL

NY

TX

IL

 

 

US home sales are up 6% in the last year

Midwest home sales are up 12.1% in the last year

 

The two brackets of greatest growth in home sales in the Midwest are $250,000 – $500,000  up 25.5% and $1million+ up 25.4%

 

Reasons why people moved (2012 – 2013 survey)

48% housing

30.3% family

19.4% unemployment