Posts Tagged ‘real estate investing’

Latest Case-Shiller Index Shows Prices at 31-Month High Year-Over-Year

March 28th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest Case-Shiller National Index from S&P and CoreLogic showed a 5.9% annual gain in home prices, putting them at their highest in 31 months.  The latest report from the CFPB showed complaints regarding credit were much higher from December 2016-February 2017.  A new product was released

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Realtor.com Releases List of Top Places Where Millennials Choose to Live

March 27th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Realtor.com released their list of the top ten places where millennials are choosing to live.  The National Association of Realtors, Commerce Department, and University of Michigan released four different charts showing why housing inventory seems to be an issue, the charts which cover prices, income growth, sales

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Tesla to Begin Selling Their Newest Solar Panels

March 24th, 2017

Sources: Bank Card Default Rates Rise Four Straight Months in February 2017 According to S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Ends Year Strong, Despite CMBS Decline US home sales slowed in February after surge in January February pending home sales and Market Pulse Survey Top 10 Cities Where Downturn Is Making a Comeback Review

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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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Bloomberg Releases List of Cities With Highest Household Incomes

March 22nd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Realtor.com released their list of the top places where millennials prefer to purchase real estate.  The latest Bloomberg analysis also showed which cities’ homes had the highest household incomes.  Sales of existing homes were lower last month at 5.48 million after having seen an increase the previous

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More Hotels Are Being Constructed in Texas

March 21st, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: According to the latest S & P/Dow Jones Indices, default rates for bank cards increased for the fourth straight month in February, up two basis points to 0.94%.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that despite a decrease in commercial mortgage-backed securities, debt on commercial and multifamly mortgages

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Realtor.com Releases List of Cities Where Downtown is the Popular Spot

March 20th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: New data released shows the hottest spots for real estate in New York, specifically Brooklyn and Manhattan.  More and more Russians are showing an interest in real estate located in New York City.  Realtor.com also released a list of cities where downtown is becoming a popular place

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Zillow’s New Data Helps Buyers and Sellers Be Better Prepared

March 17th, 2017

Sources: Builder Confidence Hits 12-Year High February home sales and price report Single-Family Housing Starts Reach Highest Level since Late 2007 Mortgage Rates Move Higher Concerns about riskier mortgages are sprouting CoreLogic Issues US Residential Foreclosure Crisis Decade in Review Growth Forecast Unchanged Ahead of Expected Rate Hike Today’s News Synopsis: Aaron Norris of the Norris Group gives

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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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Fannie Mae’s Forecast Does Not Expect Much Economic Change

March 15th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 3.1% increase in mortgage applications from last week.  In their latest Housing Market Index, the NAHB reported builder confidence is at its highest in 12 years at 71.  Fannie Mae released their latest economic forecast, showing they do not expect much

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