According to the National Association of Realtors, after bouncing back in July, pending home sales cooled in August 2016 for the third time in four months and to their lowest level since January 2016.
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According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. fell as the FOMC decided to leave short-term rates unchanged.
24 percent of U.S. county housing markets were less affordable than their historic affordability averages in the third quarter, up from 22 percent of markets in the previous quarter.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 23, 2016, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 0.7 percent from one week earlier.
According to Irvine, Ca-based CoreLogic, cash home sales accounted for 29.3 percent of total home sales in June 2016, down 2.5 percentage points year over year from June 2015.
This week David H. Stevens, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement on Freddie Mac's new credit-risk transfer offering:
the level of commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased by $39.9 billion in the second quarter of 2016, as three of the four major investor groups increased their holdings.
According to the California Association of Realtors, an increase in pending sales across all major regions buoyed statewide California pending home sales in August from a year ago. Statewide pending home sales rose in August.
UAE property portal Bayut.com is reporting this week that affordability remained the center of discussions at the recently concluded Cityscape Global real estate exhibition in Dubai.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. fell 7.6 percent in August 2016 from an upwardly revised July reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 609,000 units.
According to a forward-looking housing barometer report released this week by Nationwide, U.S. home prices nationally have risen significantly since the 2008 mortgage crisis, but "healthy fundamentals" in the majority of local housing markets signify that another housing bubble isn't imminent.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. ticked down slightly from last week's post-Brexit high. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.48 percent.
According to the MIAMI Association of Realtors, the Miami single-family home market enjoyed its best August in history, breaking a 22-year record for the most ever August single-family home sales.
U.S. existing-home sales eased up in August 2016 for the second consecutive month despite mortgage rates near record lows as higher home prices and not enough inventory for sale kept some would-be buyers at bay.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) have urged Congress this week to oppose the inappropriate use of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to change the focus of the National Flood Insurance Program.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 16, 2016, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 7.3 percent from one week earlier.
According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. single-family home construction is currently lacking in 80 percent of measured metro areas despite steady job creation.
According to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, nationwide housing starts in the U.S. fell 5.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million units in August 2016. Overall permit issuance edged 0.4 percent lower.
According to Daft.ie's latest property report, the Irish pay on average 2.6% more to live close to a secondary school. This translates into a national average of €5,600 (USD $6,273) more to live 100 metres from a post-primary school.