EXCERPT: “National housing inventory declined 13.6 percent in January, the steepest year-over-year decrease in more than 4 years, pushing the supply of for sale homes in the U.S. to its lowest level since realtor.com® began tracking the data in 2012, according to the website’s January Monthly Housing Trends Report released today. Based on realtor.com®‘s analysis, January’s steep year-over-year decline amounted to a national loss of 164,000 listings, tightening the grip of the housing shortage plaguing the U.S. Based on realtor.com® data, it shows no signs of easing in the near future as the volume of newly listed properties also declined by 10.6 percent since last year . . . Only two of the 50 largest metros saw inventory increase year-over-year: Minneapolis-St. PaulBloomington, Minn.-Wis. (+9.4 percent); and San AntonioNew Braunfels, Texas (+8.4 percent).” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/37b5u1o