Posts Tagged ‘NAHB’

Southern States Are Where the Best Housing Market Appreciation is Found

February 23rd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: According to the latest report from Zillow, the Southern States are the places to go to find housing markets with the best appreciation.  The FHFA released their latest report showing a 1.5% increase in home prices in the fourth quarter.  Mortgage rates continue to remain steady due

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Housing Affordability at Lowest in 8 Years, Yet Still Remains Positive

February 16th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest study from ATTOM Data Solutions showed that of the homes valued at a total of $4.9 trillion, 17.3 million of them are in zip codes where environmental hazards are a high risk.  The latest HUD and Census Bureau reports showed housing starts decreased 2.6% to

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MBA Reported Increase in Delinquencies on Mortgages in Fourth Quarter

February 15th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 3.7% decrease in mortgage applications from last week.  They also reported an increase in delinquencies in the fourth quarter, putting them now at 4.8%.  NAHB reported builder confidence decreased slightly to 65 but continues to remain stable. In The News: Mortgage Bankers Association –

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Sales of Distressed Properties in the U.S. at Lowest in 9 Years

February 2nd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates continue to remain stable after increasing last week; 30-year rates now at 4.19% and 15-year rates at 3.41%.  Sales of distressed properties in the U.S. are at their lowest in nine years, making up 16.2% of single-family and condo sales.  The housing

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Mortgage Rates Drop Again For Third Week in a Row

January 19th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Production on multifamily houses across the nation increased 11.3% in December to 1.23 million.  Optimism for home remodeling continued to remain strong in the fourth quarter, coming in at 53.  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates dropped again for the third week in a row with 30-year rates

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Foreclosure Filings Decreased to their Lowest in 10 Years Last Year

January 12th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Foreclosure filings decreased to their lowest in 10 years last year according to the latest ATTOM Data Solutions report.  Mortgage rates decreased again for the second week in a row with 30-year rates at 4.12% and 15-year rates at 3.37%.  Dr. Ben Carson told the Senate Banking

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NAHB Stated Multifamily Market Continues To Remain Strong Despite Slight Slowdown

January 11th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The NAHB gave an update on the multifamily housing market at their latest International Builders’ Show, saying it has slowed down a little but continues to remain strong.  On the same note, Freddie Mac was named the top lender for multifamily loans for the second consecutive year.

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Single-Family Production To Continue to See Growth in the Coming Year

January 10th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The NAHB reported growth in the housing market for the 55 and up age group, growth they expect to see continue.  26,000 foreclosures were completed in November according to CoreLogic’s November foreclosure report.  The NAHB also reported single-family production will continue to grow in the coming year

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Fannie Mae Reports Decrease in Housing Sentiment by 0.5 Points

January 9th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index from Fannie Mae, housing sentiment saw a decrease for the fifth month in a row, dropping 0.5 points to 80.7.  The latest Mortgage Monitor report released today by Black Knight Financial Services showed the delinquency rate is not decreasing

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Both Released Their Issuance Calendars Today

November 14th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis: Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac released their Issuance Calendars today, utilizing their plans for investors and debt notes respectively.  The latest Wells Fargo Housing Market Index and NAHB report showed a decrease in confidence in the housing market by two points in October.  More Chinese investors

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