According to Zillow, one of the defining characteristics of the U.S. housing market in 2018 is the lack of available inventory, and much of this scarcity can be traced back to the lack of building following the bubble's burst.
According to the National Association of Home Builders / Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, rising U.S. home prices and interest rates pushed housing affordability to a 10-year low in the second quarter of 2018.
According to the National Association of Realtors, amidst staggeringly low inventory levels in much of the country during the second quarter of 2018, existing-homes sales cooled and home prices maintained their robust level of appreciation.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates in early August 2018 jumped to their fourth highest level of the year. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage drifted up for the second consecutive week to 4.60 percent.
U.S. homebuilder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to be in positive territory in the second quarter of 2018.The HMI index increased one point to 67.
According to Irish property portal Daft.ie, home buyers in Ireland are paying up to 32% more for a property with a sea-view. The research, conducted by economist Ronan Lyons, analyzed over half a million property listings.
According to the June 2018 Zillow Real Estate Market Report, a decade after the U.S. housing market crashed, half of the country's homes have regained the value they lost during the recession.
According to a new report from the American Institute of Architects, U.S. Architecture firm billings slowed in June 2018, but remained positive for the ninth consecutive month. AIA's Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June was 51.3 compared to 52.8 in May.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, total U.S. housing starts fell 12.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions recent analysis of what California's housing market would look like if the state is split into three new states per a proposal that has qualified for the state's November 2018 ballot.
According to CBRE's Q2, 2018 Manhattan Retail Market Report, New York City's retail market continues to evolve as the fundamental demand drivers remain healthy.
362,275 U.S. Foreclosure Filings Reported in First Half of 2018. down 15 percent from the same period a year ago and down 78 percent from a peak of 1,654,634 in the first six months of 2010.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates slightly moved up over the past week. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac's chief economist, says mortgage rates were mostly unchanged.
According to global real estate consultant JLL, Russia's commercial real estate investment volumes reached USD1.29bn in H1 2018, down 39% YoY from USD2.13bn in H1 2017, says JLL.
According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), a record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this 2018 Independence Day holiday.
JLL is reporting this week that Asia Pacific's mature economies such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan have a significant opportunity to advance real estate transparency through proptech adoption.
According to the May 2018 Zillow Real Estate Market Report, median rent is appreciating more quickly this spring than last in 27 of the 35 largest U.S markets.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. fell back for the second straight month in May 2018, as only the Northeast region saw an uptick in activity.
According to Redfin, across 174 U.S. housing markets, the typical home sold in May 2018 went under contract in 34 days, breaking April's record of 36 days, which was the fastest month on record going back to 2010. Amid the speed, the national median home sale price rose to $305,600, a 6.3 percent increase from May 2017.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, after declining for two straight weeks, U.S. mortgage rates reversed direction this week and rose to their second highest level this year.