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New Home Construction in U.S. Tops 1 Million, Third Time in 2014

New Home Construction in U.S. Tops 1 Million, Third Time in 2014

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Mortgage Rates in U.S. Hit 2014 Lows

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Average fixed mortgage rates hitting new lows for the year as 10-year bond yields briefly dipped below 2 percent. Read More »

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After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points.

Foreclosure filings were reported on 317,171 U.S. properties in the third quarter.

Manhattan's Midtown, Midtown South and Downtown office markets all enjoyed year-over-year performance improvements.

Cash sales made up 32.9 percent of total U.S. home sales in July 2014, the lowest share since August 2008, and down from 35.9 percent in July 2013.

According to Zillow, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate is currently 3.81 percent, down fifteen basis points from this time last week.

Nearly half of all U.S. housing markets are better off now than during the last Presidential election cycle two years ago, the balance are not.

The U.S. commercial real estate market strengthened strongly across all property types in the third quarter of 2014

Tight mortgage lending standards continue to affect sales for single-family builders across the nation.

In the 12 months ending June 2014 a total of 797,865 Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) were originated nationwide

For the week ending October 3, 2014, mortgage applications increased 3.8 percent from one week earlier.

Asian investment in U.S. commercial assets in the first half of 2014 is up over 40%.

The median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada increased slightly.

Global energy giant GE Oil & Gas is to soon occupy a new advanced manufacturing plant in Jacksonville, FL.

Besides being LeBron James' hometown, Akron Ohio is now top dog for buying rental property.

New York attracted the most commercial real estate investment during the last year.

Home price increases in the golden state are expected to stall in 2015.

U.S. home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 6.4 percent in August 2014.


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