According to CoreLogic, cash sales accounted for 31.7 percent of total U.S. home sales in September 2016, down 1.3 percentage points year over year from September 2015.
According to JLL's Hong Kong Residential Sales Market Report published this week, a rise in borrowing rates and stamp duty taxes are significantly impacting Hong Kong's residential market.
According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales dipped in November 2016 to their lowest level in nearly a year as the brisk upswing in mortgage rates and not enough inventory dispirited some would-be buyers.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 5.2 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending December 16, 2016, mortgage applications increased 2.5 percent from one week earlier.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions' Q4 2016 Home Affordability Index, the U.S. national affordability index in the fourth quarter was at its lowest level since Q4 2008.
After coming off a modest increase after two consecutive months of contraction, the U.S. focused Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded another small increase in demand for design services.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average U.S. fixed mortgage rate moved higher for the eighth consecutive week in late December 2016.
California pending home sales dropped from both the previous month and last year in November 2015, indicating that the robust sales registered in November will likely not be repeated in the months ahead.
More than 103 million Americans--the most on record--are expected to travel for the year-end holidays. This represents a 1.5 percent increase.
According to a new report by the MIAMI Association of Realtors, the Miami single-family homes market registered its best November in seven years as total single-family home sales jumped 13.1 percent,
According to the National Association of Realtors, a big surge in the Northeast and a smaller gain in the South pushed U.S. existing-home sales up in November 2016 for the third consecutive month.
Hotel consultant STR is reporting this week that the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index increased 11.8% in November 2016 to close the month at 3,474. Year to date, the index has grown 12.3%.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions' Q3 2016 U.S. Home Flipping Report, a total of 45,718 single family U.S. home and condo sales were flips in the third quarter of 2016, representing 5.1 percent of all single family and condo sales during the quarter.
A sharp decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 18.7 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million units.
Waikiki in Honolulu packs a lot into its small, 500-acre landscape. At just two miles long and half-a-mile wide, there are nearly 300 hotels with over 50,000 rooms to choose from. And according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, those rooms keep filling up.
According to analysis from Knight Frank, competition for office assets in Madrid Spain is pushing yields to record low levels. Over €1.1 billion ($1.15b USD) has been invested in Madrid in the first nine months of the year, with Knight Frank predicting investment in 2016 could total €2 billion ($2.1b USD)
Holiday season sales beget returns, but e-commerce sales more so says a new report by CBRE Group, Inc. Retailers' processes for handling online returns, called reverse logistics, have added importance.
The National Association of Home Builders is reporting this week that U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped seven points to a level of 70 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
The impact of the Federal Reserve's decision this week to raise the Federal Funds Rate by 0.25 percent on all U.S. real estate markets and sectors could be significant in 2017.