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According to ATTOM Data Solutions newly released Q3 2019 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, there are over 1.5 million (1,530,563) U.S. single-family homes and condos vacant in the third quarter of 2019, representing 1.6 percent of all homes.
As the U.S. hurricane and fire season come into full swing, new research from Zillow reports half (50%) of residents of major U.S. metro areas believe climate change will affect their homes or communities within their lifetime.
The Mortgage Bankers Association is reporting that U.S. mortgage credit availability decreased in July 2019, according to their most recent Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI).
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate in the U.S. averaged 3.60 percent in the first week of August 2019, the lowest it has been since November 2016.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 2, 2019, U.S. mortgage applications increased 5.3 percent from one week earlier.
According to the National Association of Home Builders' 55+ Housing Market Index, U.S. builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained solid in the second quarter with a reading of 71, edging down one point from the previous quarter due to softness in traffic of prospective buyers.
According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales in the U.S. continued to ascend in June 2019, marking two consecutive months of growth. Each of the four major regions recorded a rise in contract activity, with the West experiencing the highest surge.
According to new national survey of real estate agents by Redfin, 99 percent of U.S. real estate agents are proud of their services, yet just only 20 percent would recommend their careers to others.
According to Zillow's June 2019 Zillow Real Estate Market Report, U.S. residential rent values continued their growth streak, accelerating for the ninth-straight month in 2019.
According to the latest National Association of Home Builders Remodeling Market Index (RMI), the second quarter of 2019 posted a reading of 55, rising one point from the previous quarter with 54.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 12, 2019, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 1.1 percent from one week earlier. Last week's results included an adjustment for the Fourth of July holiday.
U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 65 in July 2019. This marks the sixth consecutive month that sentiment levels have held at a steady range in the low- to mid-60s.
The Mortgage Bankers Association latest Builder Application Survey for June 2019 shows U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 17.9 percent compared from a year ago.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, after declining for most of 2019, U.S. mortgage rates remained mostly unchanged this first week of July. The recent stabilization in mortgage rates reflects modestly improving U.S. economic data.
According to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability increased in June 2019, based on their the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI). The MCAI rose 0.2 percent to 189.8 in June.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 28, 2019, mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier.
According to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, local area home prices broke out of a three-month holding pattern to post a slight increase during June 2019.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates stabilized in early July 2019, after trading within a narrow range over the last month.
Selling a home is one of the most stressful experiences in modern life, second only to a relationship break-up. More than three quarters of Americans who have sold a home in the past three years say it was a stressful experience.