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Commercial Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Decline in U.S.

Commercial Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Decline in U.S.

Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans continued to decline in the fourth quarter of 2014. Read More »


Home Flipping Activity in U.S. at 4-Year Low in 2014

Home Flipping Activity in U.S. at 4-Year Low in 2014

RealtyTrac's Q4 and Year-End 2014 U.S. Home Flipping Report, shows that 136,269 U.S. single family homes were flipped in 2014, 5.4 percent of all single family home sales during the year. Read More »

Wildfires in Western U.S. Pose Risk to 900,000 Homes in 2015

Wildfires in Western U.S. Pose Risk to 900,000 Homes in 2015

Nearly 900,000 single-family homes across 13 states in the western U.S. are currently designated at "High" or "Very High" risk for wildfire damage Read More »

U.S. Pending Home Sales Jump in January, Highest Level in 18 Months

U.S. Pending Home Sales Jump in January, Highest Level in 18 Months

Improved buyer demand at the beginning of 2015 pushed pending home sales in January to their highest level since August 2013. 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 March 3, 2015 9:00 AM ET

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The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.68 percent

Based on the latest National Association of Home Builders' Multifamily Production Index (MPI) released this week, U.S. developers are still bullish about the multifamily real estate sector.

The average fixed mortgage rate moved higher amid solid housing data on new home sales and house price appreciation.

Mortgage applications decreased 3.5 percent from one week earlier. This week's results include an adjustment to account for the Presidents' Day holiday.

The U.S. housing industry enjoyed a slight uptick in home prices across the country. Nine cities reported monthly increases in prices

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This week the Miami Association of Realtors reported that Miami-Dade county's single-family home sales increased in January 2015.

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing-home sales in the U.S. declined in January 2015 to their lowest rate in nine months.

The world's wealthy just keep parking cash in trophy real estate assets around the world as witnessed this past week on Miami's toney Fisher Island.

New U.S. household formation has recovered after the job losses that accompanied the recession.

California's housing market started the new year still bearing the scars of 2014's tight housing inventory and low housing affordability.

If the ferocity of this year's winter is any reminder, there's a reason millions of American and Canadian "snowbirds" head south each year for the winter months.

A stronger labor market and stable U.S. economy should keep commercial real estate demand on the rise, but the pace of growth will likely be hindered by overseas weakness.

The share of home sales to institutional investors and all-cash buyers dropped to four-year lows in 2014 despite a quarterly increase in the fourth quarter.

Slightly lower interest rates and home prices in markets across the country contributed to a slight increase in nationwide housing affordability in the fourth quarter of 2014.

The average fixed mortgage rate moved higher amid a strong employment report. Regardless, fixed-rate mortgages rates still remain near their May 23, 2013 lows.

Short-term interest rate policy changes are having an impact on the U.S. housing market in light of the existing substantial downward pressure currently on long-term interest rates.


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