The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Builder Application Survey for April 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases in the U.S. increased 30.8 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to March 2021, applications decreased by 9 percent.
17.8 million residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loans secured by those properties was 50 percent or less of their estimated market value.
The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 7, 2021 shows mortgage applications increased 2.1 percent from one week earlier.
National property broker Redfin is reporting this week the number of U.S. buyers who locked in mortgage rates for second homes soared 178% year over year in April 2021, marking the 11th straight month of 80%-plus growth.
According to the latest Ireland Rental Report by Daft.ie, residential rents nationally in the first three months of 2021 were on average 2.1% higher than in the final three months of 2020. The average monthly rent stood at €1,443 in the first quarter of 2021.