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Mortgage Credit Availability in U.S. Decreased in September

Mortgage Credit Availability in U.S. Decreased in September

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Mortgage Credit Availability Index, U.S. mortgage credit availability decreased in September 2018. Read More »


New Home Mortgage Applications Jump 8.2 Percent in U.S.

New Home Mortgage Applications Jump 8.2 Percent in U.S.

U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 8.2 percent compared to September 2017. Compared to August 2018, applications decreased by 9 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. Read More »

 Mortgage Applications Dip is U.S. in Early October

Mortgage Applications Dip is U.S. in Early October

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's newest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 5, 2018, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 1.7 percent from one week earlier. Read More »

 U.S. Mortgage Rates Remain Unchanged in Early October

U.S. Mortgage Rates Remain Unchanged in Early October

According to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey for early October 2018, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in U.S. dropped slightly for the first time after five weeks of increases. Read More »


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Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

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Last Updated October 16, 2018 8:31 AM ET

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According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's most recent Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 28, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications remained unchanged from one week earlier.

According to Freddie Mac's most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey for late September 2018, U.S. mortgage rates in the past week surged to their highest level in over seven years.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates rose for the fourth consecutive week in late September 2018. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased once again to its highest level since May.

U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 4.6 percent compared to August 2017. Compared to July 2018, applications decreased by two percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns.

According to the recently released CBRE U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey, the appetite for senior housing acquisitions in the U.S. remains strong, with nearly two-thirds of investors planning to increase the size of their portfolios over the next 12 months.

According to Freddie Mac latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the first week of September 2018, U.S. mortgage rates jumped over the past week to a level not seen in over a month.

More than 1.5 million (1,527,433) loans secured by residential property were originated in Q2 2018, down 16 percent from the previous quarter.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 31, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier.

According to new U.S. housing market research by Zillow, the combination of rising home prices and interest rates creates a doubly challenging environment for would-be home buyers, making monthly mortgage payments on even modestly priced homes more of a financial burden.

Based on Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates increased marginally in the first week of September 2018 over the past week. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage inched higher for the second straight week.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes inched down 1.7 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 units after an upwardly revised June report. On a year-to-date basis, sales are up 7.2 percent from this time last year.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for late August 2018, U.S. mortgage rates were marginally higher over the past week. Mortgage rates are showing a steadiness last seen in the fall of 2016.

According to CBRE's latest U.S. Data Center Trends Report, demand from large cloud users has set the U.S. data center market on pace to break 2017's record leasing activity.

According to the National Association of Realtors, pending U.S. home sales stepped back in July 2018 and have now fallen on an annual basis for seven straight months.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for mid-August 2018, U.S. mortgage rates decreased for the third straight week.

U.S. architecture firm billings growth slowed again in July 2018 but remained positive overall for the tenth consecutive month.

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales subsided for the fourth straight month in July 2018 to their slowest pace in over two years. The West was the only major region with an increase in sales last month.

According to Freddie Mac most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates were mostly unchanged the first week of August 2018, but did ease up slightly.


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