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Thirteen Percent of U.S. Homes with a Mortgage Have Negative Equity in Q2

Thirteen Percent of U.S. Homes with a Mortgage Have Negative Equity in Q2

As of the end of the second quarter of 2015 there were 7,443,580 U.S. residential properties that were seriously underwater. Read More »


U.S. Mortgage Rates Edge Down in Late July

U.S. Mortgage Rates Edge Down in Late July

The average fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. moved down with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate ducking just under four percent. Read More »

How Do We Terminate a Property Listing Agreement?

How Do We Terminate a Property Listing Agreement?

My home was on the market for a few weeks. My husband and I decided that we want to stay in our home. Is there a way we can take it off the market? Read More »

U.S. Pending Home Sales Dip in June, Low Inventory Hurting Sales

U.S. Pending Home Sales Dip in June, Low Inventory Hurting Sales

After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June 2015, but remained near May 2015 levels. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Huntsman Springs is golf and club community developed by Jon Huntsman, Sr. A place of serenity and beauty in the hitherto undeveloped Teton Valley of Western Idaho. Read More »

Last Updated July 31, 2015 9:00 AM ET

North America Residential News

Home prices made solid gains in May 2015, according to a new S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report released this week, as U.S. home price growth appears to be largely flattening out after a long, uneven recovery.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 24, 2015, mortgage applications increased 0.8 percent from one week earlier.

According to the Department of Commerce's Census Bureau, homeownership in the U.S. is at a new 47-year low.

The Mortgage Bankers Association president and CEO David H. Stevens, issued the following statement last week.

According to HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. dropped 6.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 482,000 units in June 2015.

Remodeler confidence improved to 59 in the second quarter of 2015 as the country sprang back from the severe winter.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for mid-July, fixed mortgage rates in the U.S. reversed course once again and moving lower amid mixed economic and housing data.

California pending home sales continued to gain steam in June 2015, registering seven months of continued annual increases and the fifth consecutive month of double-digit increases.

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Distressed sales, cash sales and institutional investor sales in June were all down from a year ago to multi-year lows even as sales to first-time homebuyers and other buyers using FHA loans increased

This week the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) significantly updated its mortgage finance and economic forecasts for the balance of 2015.

Miami's real estate market recorded its highest number of single-family home sales of any month in history in June 2015, and is on pace to set another all-time annual sales record.

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. increased in June 2015 to their highest pace in over eight years.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 17, 2015, mortgage applications increased 0.1 percent from one week earlier.

Mortgage applications for new home purchases increased by 1 percent relative to the previous month.

A steep jump in multifamily production nationwide boosted U.S. housing starts in June 2015, which rose 9.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.174 million units.

According to CoreLogic, cash sales accounted for 33.7 percent of total home sales in April 2015, down from 37.4 percent in April 2014.

Based on Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), fixed mortgage rates reversed course and moved to their highest level this year amid ongoing volatility in bond markets.


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