Posts Tagged ‘Primary Mortgage Market Survey’

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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‘Mismatched Markets’ On the Rise for Many Customers

February 9th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: ATTOM Data Solutions reported seriously underwater properties decreased by 1 million year-over-year and 7.2 million from their bottom in 2012.  Mortgage rates continue to remain steady with 30-year rates at 4.17% and 15-year rates at 3.39%.  Trulia’s research showed more and more people are wanting homes not

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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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Labor Department Reports Increase in Jobless Claims by 22,000

January 26th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Freddie Mac reported an increase in interest rates for the first time this year, 30-year rates now being at 4.19% and 15-year rates at 3.40%.  Mansion Global conducted a survey with real estate tax attorneys to determine which countries have the highest and lowest residential taxes.  The

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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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“Brady Bunch” Style Homes Coming Back in Style

December 22nd, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis: Homes built in the style of the classic “Brady Bunch” house, known as split-level homes, could be making a comeback.  Zillow reported home values increased annually at their fastest pace in ten years, having been 6.5% higher year-over-year in November and the overall Home Value Index being

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NAHB Reports Increase in Homebuilder Sentiment by 7 Points

December 15th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis: Freddie Mac reported interest rates increased with 30-year rates now at 4.16% and 15-year rates at 3.37%.  The NAHB reported an increase in homebuilder sentiment by 7 points, putting it now at 70.  The CBIA shared how the recent big increase in home price from lack of

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ATTOM Data Solutions Reported a Decrease in Home Flipping

December 8th, 2016

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage rates increased again to a new high with 30-year rates now at 4.13% and 15-year rates at 3.36%.  ATTOM Data Solutions reported a decrease in home flipping, putting the total at 45,718.  According to CoreLogic, there was a $726 billion increase in home equity in the

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