The Real Deal Miami

Housing data one big puzzle, broker says

October 29, 2009 02:06PM


With the glut of housing data and statistics available, it’s difficult to know which figures give the most accurate representation of home sales and prices. Douglas Heddings, president of Manhattan-based Heddings Property Group at Charles Rutenberg Realty told Fox Business News that it’s unwise for both homebuyers and mortgage lenders to rely on monthly national data to determine housing trends. The data “can be incredibly confusing to the buying and selling public,” Heddings said. “The lenders looking at all of the [markets] exactly the same is a negative but it is, in fact, the case.”