U.S. foreclosure filings were down 14 percent from 2015 to the lowest level since 2006, when there were 717,522 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings.
Real estate tech startup Global Listings, Inc. has just announced the launch its global online real estate listings search platform, GlobalListings.com.
Home remodelers' average profit margins have increased since 2011, indicating they are running their businesses more efficiently as residential remodeling activity steadily improves.
According to the latest Ireland House Price Report released by Daft.ie this week, home prices in Ireland rose by an average of 8% during 2016. The rate of inflation in Dublin was 5.1%, below the national average.
California pending home sales dropped from both the previous month and last year in November 2015, indicating that the robust sales registered in November will likely not be repeated in the months ahead.
A sharp decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 18.7 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million units.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 9, 2016, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 4.0 percent from one week earlier.
Southern Nevada home prices bucked seasonal trends and increased heading into the holidays while home sales continued to exceed last year's pace.
According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales were mostly unchanged in October 2016, but did squeak out a meager gain for the second consecutive month.
According to Ireland property website Daft.ie, the bulk of new properties currently available that qualify for the Governments first-time buyers scheme are located in Dublin and Dublin's commuter counties.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. ascended in October 2016 for the second straight month and eclipsed June's cyclical sales peak to become the highest annualized pace in nearly a decade.
The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Builder Application Survey for October 2016 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 8 percent relative to October 2015.
The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index decreased 0.8% in October 2016 to close the month at 3,108. Year to date, the index remains up 0.4%. Hotel stocks outperformed in October amid low investor expectations and rising interest rates.
Ongoing U.S. home price appreciation offset a small decline in mortgage interest rates to move housing affordability slightly lower in the third quarter of 2016.
Millennials entering their prime homebuying years, rising household formation, and continued job gains boosting overall demand are expected to be behind the slight increase in existing-home sales in 2017.
Realtor.com is reporting this week that demand for U.S. real estate in October 2016 remained strong for the season amid unusually low levels of supply, leading to the site's largest monthly decline in for-sale inventory since July 2015.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home in the U.S. sales rebounded strongly in September 2016.
According to CoreLogic, cash sales accounted for 29.7 percent of total U.S. home sales in July 2016, down 1.9 percentage points year over year from July 2015.