Washington D.C.
Real Estate News

Despite Political Uncertainty, U.S. Mortgage Rates Stay Low

Despite Political Uncertainty, U.S. Mortgage Rates Stay Low

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for June 2017, the average U.S. mortgage rate continuing to hold at year-to-date lows amidst ongoing economic uncertainty. Read More »


Mortgage Applications Increase in U.S. in June

Mortgage Applications Increase in U.S. in June

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 16, 2017, mortgage applications in the U.S. increased 0.6 percent from one week earlier. Read More »

Housing Starts in U.S. Down 5.5 Percent in May

Housing Starts in U.S. Down 5.5 Percent in May

Led by a decline in multifamily production, nationwide housing starts fell 5.5 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million units. Multifamily starts fell 9.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 289,000 units. Read More »

New Home Mortgage Applications in U.S. Up 15 Percent Annually

New Home Mortgage Applications in U.S. Up 15 Percent Annually

Mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 15 percent compared to May 2016. Compared to April 2017, applications increased by 4 percent relative to the previous month. Read More »


Click here to search for International Property Listings in Washington D.C..

Global Property Spotlight

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

The town of Safety Harbor is a secret little hideaway known as the Jewel of Tampa Bay. Safety Harbor is neighbored by the major city of Clearwater, Florida. Read More »

Last Updated June 23, 2017 8:00 AM ET

Washington D.C. Property News

U.S. Homeownership rate is stuck near a 50-year low because of a perverse mix of affordability challenges, student loan debt, tight credit conditions and housing supply shortages.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped for the fourth consecutive week and hitting its lowest level in nearly seven months.

U.S. pending home sales in April 2017 slumped for the second consecutive month and were down year-over-year nationally and in all four major regions. Only the West saw an increase in contract signings last month.

Billionaire real estate developer and U.S. President Donald Trump, who once considered building luxury hotels in Cuba, is getting set to swing a sky-high verbal crane over the tiny Communist-governed nation.

According to Freddie Mac's latest May 2017 Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate inched lower for the third consecutive week and setting a new low for the year.

According to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability decreased in April 2017, as represented in a dip in the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI).

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average mortgage rates hitting their lowest mark of the year in Mid-May 2017. 30-year mortgage rate fell 7 basis points this week.

According to the National Association of Realtors, stubbornly low supply levels held down existing-home sales in April 2017 and also pushed the median number of days a home was on the market to a new low of 29 days.

Changing demographics brought forth by immigration and growing interest from foreigners are positioned to bolster home sales activity and prices.

Renters are starting to look for cheaper housing options outside downtown cores, prompting rent payments to rise faster in the suburbs than in urban areas.

The multi-year stretch of robust job gains along with improving household confidence are expected to guide existing-home sales to a decade high in 2017.

Mortgage applications for new home purchases in the U.S. decreased 4.3 percent compared to April 2016. Compared to March 2017, applications decreased by 20 percent relative to the previous month.

His corporate trust is selling Trump's luxury waterfront villa on Plum Bay on the island of French St. Martin.

According to Zillow, first-time homebuyers in the U.S. will have better luck in the Southeast if they are looking for a more affordable home.

According to the National Association of Realtors president William E. Brown, major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax code, but that shouldn't come at the expense of current and prospective U.S. homeowners.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 21, 2017, mortgage applications increased 2.7 percent from one week earlier.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), the average U.S. mortgage rate rose for the first time in five weeks in late April 2017.

According to according to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales in March 2017 maintained their recent high level, but momentum slackened slightly in most of the country as dearth supply weighed on activity.


Page
×
WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL
 
Free News Alerts
 

Sign up now to receive the latest local & global real estate news in your inbox.

GO