The average fixed U.S. mortgage rate upticked, but remaining well below 4 percent as we head into the heart of the spring home buying season.
Steady job growth, affordable home prices, attractive mortgage interest rates and pent-up demand will help the housing market continue on a gradual upward trajectory in the year ahead.
The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 54 in the first quarter of 2016, dipping four points below the previous quarter but remaining in positive territory above 50.
All-cash buyers of single family homes and condos nationwide paid 23 percent less per square foot than all homebuyers, but that cash buyers in 9 percent of local housing markets paid a premium price per square foot.
Pending home sales in the U.S. increased slightly in March 2016 for the second consecutive month and reached their highest level in almost a year. Only the West region saw a decline in contract activity last month.
Total commercial property investment turnover in Asia Pacific in the first quarter of 2016 declined by 36% quarter-on-quarter.
According to CoreLogic, cash sales accounted for 35.5 percent of total U.S. home sales in January 2016, down 4.2 percentage points year over year from 39.7 percent in January 2015.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. fell 1.5 percent in March from an upwardly revised February reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000 units.
Statewide pending home sales in California decreased in March 2016 on an annual basis for the third straight month, reflecting high demand for a dearth of homes available for sale on the market.
According to Irvine, Ca-based RealtyTrac's March and Q1 2016 U.S. Home Sales Report, U.S. home sellers in March on average sold for $30,500 more than they purchases for, a 17 percent average gain in price.
According to a new report by the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami-Dade County residential properties registered nearly $1 billion in sales in March as existing single-family homes posted robust price gains.
According to the latest Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank, office rents in London's skyscrapers are rising faster than those in any other global city.
Based on global property consultant JLL's latest Destination Retail Report, fifty major global cities have risen to the top of the list for mainstream, premium and luxury retailers' expansions.
According to a new report by the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales bounced back in March and remained slightly up from a year ago.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported this week that the March 2016 Architecture Billings Index score was 51.9, up from the mark of 50.3 in the previous month. This score reflects an increase in design services.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 15, 2016, U.S. mortgage applications increased 1.3 percent from one week earlier.
According to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, nationwide housing starts fell 8.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.089 million units in March.
According to UAE property portal Bayut, moving further away from previous year's dormant second half, UAE's real estate market remained stable in the first quarter of 2016.
According to the California Association of Realtors, California home sales in March 2016 rose from both the previous month and year to post the highest sales pace in six months, while strained housing supplies continued to push home prices higher.