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Single Mother Homeownership Rates in the U.S. Declining Nationally

Single Mother Homeownership Rates in the U.S. Declining Nationally

Residential real estate brokerage firm Redfin is reporting this week that just 31.1 percent of single mothers in the U.S. owned homes in 2017, on par with the 2016 rate and down from 35.5 percent in 2010. Read More »


Florida Home Sales Up 9 Percent Annually in May

Florida Home Sales Up 9 Percent Annually in May

According to new data from Florida Realtors, the State of Florida's housing market reported increased sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and gains in inventory (active listings) in May compared to a year ago. Read More »

U.S. Home Sales Uptick Nationwide in May

U.S. Home Sales Uptick Nationwide in May

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing U.S. home sales rebounded in May 2019, recording an increase in sales for the first time in two months. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw a growth in sales, with the Northeast experiencing the biggest surge last month. Read More »

Mortgage Applications in U.S. Dip in Mid-June

Mortgage Applications in U.S. Dip in Mid-June

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 14, 2019, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 3.4 percent from one week earlier. Read More »


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Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

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Last Updated June 25, 2019 9:00 AM ET

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According to new research from CoreLogic, U.S. home purchasing activity among investors is on the rise. In 2018, the share of home sales bought by investors reached its highest level in two decades.

According to international real estate consultant Knight Frank, despite the unknown outcome of Brexit, underlying demand for London's super-prime property remains resilient.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions May 2019 Foreclosure Market Report, U.S. foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 56,152 U.S. properties in May 2019.

According to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA), demand for design services in May 2019 remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month. AIA's Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May 2019 showed a small increase in design services.

According to the California Association of Realtors, California's median home price edged higher to another peak for the second straight month as lower interest rates helped bolster home sales in May 2019.

According to new data from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, total U.S. housing starts declined 0.9 percent in May 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.27 million units from an upwardly revised reading in April 2019.

According to Orlando Regional Realtor Association, Orlando's key housing marketing indicators all posted positive gains in May 2019, with sales jumping 10 percent compared to the same month last year.

According to CoreLogic's latest Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI), which analyzes single-family rent price changes nationally and among 20 metropolitan areas, shows a national rent increase of 3% in April 2019, as compared to 2.8% in April 2018.

Factors influencing the U.S. grocery industry points to a near-term future with a fully automated checkout process, a greater emphasis on prepared meals.

Shopping for and buying a home is a daunting process for anyone, but Zillow research shows that for parents the stresses are magnified.

Rising cost of leasing prime office space accelerated across the globe due to continued economic growth, job gains and limited availability of prime space in certain markets.

U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 20.1 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to April 2019, applications increased by 0.1 percent.

Slovenia is home to the world's fastest rising house prices with average values accelerating 18.2% year-on-year. Falling unemployment, low interest rates and until recently, limited supply, are behind the strong price growth.

The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding in the U.S. rose by $45.4 billion (1.3 percent) in the first quarter of 2019.

According to Redfin, Cleveland, Detroit and Pittsburgh are the most affordable places where couples can throw a wedding and also cover a down payment on their first home. In all three Midwestern metro areas, the average combined cost of a wedding and a down payment is less than $65,000, compared with the national average of more than $109,000.

Based on new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability increased in May 2019 according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI). The MCAI rose 1.9 percent to 189.5 in May.

Request for Letters of Interest for a Master Developer for the City's Downtown and Innovation District

According to CoreLogic's latest monthly Loan Performance Insights Report, the report shows that nationally 4% of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure) in March 2019

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) is reporting for the third straight month, Southern Nevada home prices continued to hovering at $300,000 in May 2019, while the number of homes on the market continued to increase.

According to Redfin, sale prices for newly built homes in the U.S. fell 1 percent year over year to a median of $363,900 in the first quarter of 2019, the first such drop in seven years.

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