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According to new Redfin research, signs continue to point toward a changing market that's letting U.S. homebuyers be more selective as supply constraints begin to ease in the hottest markets.
According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. home sales nationwide remained flat in August 2018 after four straight months of decline. Sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest canceled out downturns in the South and West.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, total U.S. housing starts increased 9.2 percent in August 2018 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.28 million units.
U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 4.6 percent compared to August 2017. Compared to July 2018, applications decreased by two percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns.
According to Freddie Mac latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the first week of September 2018, U.S. mortgage rates jumped over the past week to a level not seen in over a month.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 31, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 0.1 percent from one week earlier.
Based on a new report by Redfin, U.S. homeowners in white, minority and mixed-race neighborhoods posted substantial gains in home equity from 2012 to 2018.
Based on a new Transwestern Healthcare Real Estate Report, swelling demand for U.S. healthcare services may push forecasted demand for medical office space well above supply in several U.S. markets.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes inched down 1.7 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 units after an upwardly revised June report. On a year-to-date basis, sales are up 7.2 percent from this time last year.
Based on the Mortgage Bankers Association's mid-year 2018 ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers in the U.S., at the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo Bank.
According to the National Association of Realtors, pending U.S. home sales stepped back in July 2018 and have now fallen on an annual basis for seven straight months.
Ongoing U.S. housing supply and demand imbalances and weakening affordability conditions, particularly in markets out West, are expected to keep a lid on home sales growth through the rest of the 2018.
Confidence in the U.S. multifamily housing market edged down in the second quarter of 2018. The MPI dipped two points to 51 compared to the previous quarter.
U.S. architecture firm billings growth slowed again in July 2018 but remained positive overall for the tenth consecutive month.
According to Redfin, U.S. home-sale prices increased 5.3 percent year over year to a median of $307,400 in July 2018. The price growth rate has been dropping for five consecutive months and has not been this low since September 2016.
Second quarter 2018 commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations were four percent higher than during the same period last year and 32 percent higher than the first quarter of 2018.
Office rents in Hong Kong's Wanchai/Causeway Bay areas rose by 1.5% month-over-month in July 2018, their fastest pace in three years. The relatively strong growth in the submarket was underpinned by an extremely tight vacancy environment
The percentage of U.S. home listings with price cuts is greater now than a year ago in two-thirds of the nation's largest housing markets.
U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August 2018 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index .