Freddie Mac reported that cash-out refinancing activity surged 42% in 2020 compared to 2019, as homeowners cashed out $152.7 billion in home equity, the highest level since 2007. Low interest rates and strong appreciation in recent years proved attractive to cash-out refinance borrowers, who, on average, withdrew $50,000 in equity.

In the Twin Cities region, for the week ending March 13:
• New Listings decreased 22.0% to 1,391
• Pending Sales increased 4.8% to 1,252
• Inventory decreased 46.5% to 4,857

For the month of February:
• Median Sales Price increased 11.5% to $314,000
• Days on Market decreased 31.3% to 46
• Percent of Original List Price Received increased 2.1% to 100.1%
• Months Supply of Homes For Sale decreased 47.1% to 0.9