Posts Tagged ‘Primary Mortgage Market Survey’

NAR Reports Decrease in Pending Homes Sales With the Pinch in the Market

April 27th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates increased again after five weeks of decline with 30-year rates now at 4.03% and 15-year rates at 3.27%.  The National Association of Realtors reported a 0.8% decrease in pending home sales as prices are increasing and houses are becoming less readily available.

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Zillow Reports Slowest Increase in Rents Since November 2012

April 20th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage rates decreased again to below 4% with 30-year rates now at 3.97% and 15-year rates at 3.23%.  Confidence in the housing market is higher as shown by the increase in home remodeling.  Zillow reported the slowest increase in rents since November 2012 in their latest Real

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Foreclosures for Q1 are Now Below Pre-Recession

April 13th, 2017

Sources: Vacation home sales plunged in 2016, as prices hit highest level in a decade Construction Jobs Dip Slightly Q1 2017 Foreclosure Activity Below Pre-Recession Levels Nationwide and In 47 Percent fo U.S. Markets Mortgage Rates Hit Lowest Mark of 2017 ‘Scream Queens’ Star Billie Lourd Flipping Cobalt Blue Contemporary in Santa Monica’s Sunset Park Jeremy Renner

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Property Taxes for Single-Family Homes Totaled $277.7 Billion in 2016

April 6th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Property taxes for single-family homes totaled $277.7 billion in 2016 according to the latest ATTOM Data Solutions report.  The amount of mortgage credit available increased 3.2% last month as a result of an increase in jumbo government loans.  Originations on commercial and multifamily loans came in at

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ATTOM Data Releases List of Top Market To Purchase Rentals

March 23rd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest data from the California Association of Realtors showed pending home sales for February decreased 2.6% year-over-year in February.  ATTOM Data Solutions released a list of the top markets where single family rentals can be purchased.  A startup company in San Francisco named Apis Cor has

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CAR Releases Latest Home Sales and Price Report for February

March 16th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: CAR released their latest home sales and price report for February, showing a 4.7% month-over-month decrease but 4.9% year-over-year increase for existing sales and a 2.2% month-over-month decrease and 7.6% year-over-year increase in median price.  Housing starts on single-family properties increased by 3% across the nation to

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CoreLogic Reports Borrowers Who Received Equity Back Last Year was 1 Million

March 9th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest report from ATTOM Data Solutions showed a 3% increase in home fliping last year, putting it at its highest in ten years.  Mortgage rates are also at their highest this year with 30-year rates at 4.21% and 15-year rates at 3.42%.  CoreLogic reported the number

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Zillow Survey Shows May 1-15 Best Time to Sell Home

March 2nd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage rates decreased for the first time in a month with 30-year rates now at 4.10% and 15-year rates at 3.32%.  Claims of unemployment decreased by 19,000 to 223,000, their lowest decrease in over 40 years.  Zillow released an interesting survey recently showing the best time to

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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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