According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), the average U.S. mortgage rate rose for the first time in five weeks in late April 2017.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales took off in March 2017 to their highest pace in over 10 years, and severe supply shortages resulted in the typical home coming off the market significantly faster than in February and a year ago.
Residential rents across the country rose 0.7 percent from last March 2016, the slowest rate of appreciation since November 2012.
According to JLL, just over $500 million of Irish property has traded in the first 3 months of 2017. Volumes were boosted by a few large transactions, with one deal greater than $106 million.
With the migration of many millennials to urban environments, some commercial real estate industry observers are less than bullish when it comes to suburban office product.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest fourth quarter 2016 Commercial-Multifamily DataBook report released this week:
According to Zillow, monthly housing rent is a bigger financial burden for people living in predominantly black or Hispanic neighborhoods than it is in white neighborhoods.
Pending home sales rebounded sharply in February to their highest level in nearly a year and second-highest level in over a decade. All major regions saw a notable hike in contract activity last month.
According to the National Association of Realtors, after starting the year at the fastest pace in almost a decade, existing-home sales slid in February 2017, but remained above year ago levels both nationally and in all major regions.
Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $575 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2016.
The NAHB is reporting this week that U.S. home builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped six points to a level of 71 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Builder Application Survey, U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 2.2 percent compared to February 2016.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. hit their highest mark of 2017. The 10-year Treasury yield rose about 10 basis points this week. For the first time in weeks.
According to STR, the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index increased 0.7% in February 2017, closing the month at 3,750. Through the first two months of 2017, the index was up 1.3%. Hotel stocks underperformed the broader indices in February as industry trends remained sluggish.
The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. changed by two basis points for the fourth consecutive week.
Existing-home sales are forecast to expand 1.7 percent in 2017, but a new housing affordability model created jointly by the National Association of Realtors and Realtor.com
According to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie, residential rents in Ireland rose nationwide by an average of 13.5% in the year to December 2016.
A brisk fourth quarter sales pace pushed available U.S. housing supply to record lows and caused price appreciation to slightly speed up in the final three months of 2016.
According to CoreLogic's latest Home Price Index for December 2016, U.S. home prices are up both year over year and month over month.
New-home construction during the fourth quarter of 2016 remained tepid in many markets due to regulatory and supply-side constraints.