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According to a new report from CBRE, strong fundamentals have increasingly made U.S. medical office real estate a favorite of institutional investors, keeping investment volumes at high levels and capitalization rates low this year in relation to conventional offices.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 29, 2019, mortgage applications decreased 9.2 percent from one week earlier. This week's results include an adjustment for the Thanksgiving holiday.
CoreLogic's newly released Single-Family Rent Index shows a national rent increase of 3 percent in September 2019, which remained flat in comparison to September 2018.
The housing market continues to steadily gain momentum with rising homebuyer demand and increased construction due to the strong job market, ebullient market sentiment and low mortgage rates
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales rose in October 2019. The four major U.S. regions were split last month, with the Midwest and the South seeing growth, and the Northeast and the West both reporting a drop in sales.
According to new data from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, total housing starts increased 3.8 percent in October 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.31 million units.
According to Redfin, U.S. home-sale prices increased 5.4% year over year in October to a median of $313,200. The increase was the largest since July 2018, although current strength may be overstated given the weakening housing market a year ago.
According to Redfin, new-home sales prices in the U.S. dropped 1.5 percent year over year to a median of $370,300 in the third quarter. This marks the biggest decline since at least 2012 and the third consecutive quarter of declines.
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.97 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third quarter of 2019.
There were a total of 55,197 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions -- in October 2019, up 13 percent from the previous month but down 17 percent from a year ago.
3.7% of all U.S. mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure) in August 2019, representing a 0.2 percentage point decline in the overall delinquency rate compared with August 2018, when it was 3.9%.
Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market rose one point in the third quarter of 2019, returning to its record-high reading of 72. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.
Credit Risk Transfer (CRT) program transferred approximately $2.5 billion of credit risk on $69 billion of single-family mortgages from U.S. taxpayers to the private sector in Q3 2019.
According the Miami Association of Realtors, Broward County single-family home sales, condo sales, median prices and total volume rose year-over-year in September 2019.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 3.78 percent in late October 2019. Purchase activity continues to show strength, indicating obvious homebuyer demand.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions' Q4 2019 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report, over 1.5 million (1,527,142) U.S. single family homes and condos, representing 1.5 percent of all homes, were vacant in the fourth quarter of 2019.
U.S. pending home sales grew in September 2019, marking two consecutive months of increases. The four major regions were split last month, as the Midwest and South recorded gains but the Northeast and West reported declines in month-over-month contract activity.
According to a new report by Redfin, U.S. homebuyers and sellers are nearly twice as likely to support policies designed to keep homes affordable as they are to support policies designed to strengthen home values.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Palm Beach County Florida total home sales, median prices, dollar volume and luxury transactions increased year-over-year in September 2019.
The National Association of Home Builders' latest Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 55 in the third quarter of 2019, remaining stable from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50.