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Housing Rents in U.S. Dip for First Time in 2 Years

Housing Rents in U.S. Dip for First Time in 2 Years

According to Yardi Matrix, as part of a seasonal respite, the national average residential rent in the U.S. decreased for the first time since February 2017, dipping by -0.1% ($1) from last month to $1,471. Read More »


Orlando Home Prices Rise in September as Inventory Dips

Orlando Home Prices Rise in September as Inventory Dips

Orlando's housing market recorded year-over-year increases in both sales (7%) and median price (5%) in September 2019. The inventory of home available for purchase, however, saw a second consecutive decline after nine months of positive postings. Read More »

Residential, Commercial Properties Close to Public Transit Enjoy Increase Values

Residential, Commercial Properties Close to Public Transit Enjoy Increase Values

According to a new report by the American Public Transportation Association and the National Association of Realtors, neighborhoods located within a half mile of public transit services outperformed those in areas farther from public transit based on a number of factors. Read More »

Single Family Rents Rise 3 Percent Annually in August

Single Family Rents Rise 3 Percent Annually in August

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 August 2019. Read More »


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Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

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According to new research from CBRE, even as the growth of e-commerce has lifted the entire industrial & logistics real estate sector, a sweet spot has emerged: warehouses smaller than 120,000 sq. ft.

According to new research from Redfin and LinkedIn, Charlotte, North Carolina and Buffalo, New York are among the best metro areas for software engineers to buy a home.

According to the National Association of Realtors' newly released 2019 U.S. Vacation Home Counties Report, increased financial wealth and low mortgage rates boosted the demand for and price of vacation homes.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 4, 2019, mortgage applications increased 5.2 percent from one week earlier.

According to Zillow research, Latinos are buying homes are a higher rate than the overall U.S. population, beginning to close a gap between the Hispanic and white homeownership rate that has tripled since the start of last century.

Nationally, 3.8% of U.S. mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure) in July 2019, representing a 0.3 percentage point decline in the overall delinquency rate compared with July 2018, when it was 4.1%.

According to a new housing report by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, home prices in Southern Nevada inching back towards their all-time high as the local housing supply remains tight.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions' Q3 2019 U.S. Home Affordability Report, the median U.S. home price in the third quarter of 2019 was not affordable for average wage earners in 371 of 498 U.S. counties analyzed in the report (74 percent).

According to Zillow, millennials are moving more often and living in their homes for a shorter period than previous generations. The share of young adults who have lived in their current home for less than two years is nearly 12 percentage points higher than in 19600.

U.S. homeowners who decide to undergo a home improvement project, whether it be interior or exterior modifications, often find that the task was worth the investment and time.

Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 3.65 percent, a slight increase from last week. Overall mortgage demand remained very strong, rising over fifty percent from a year ago.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 27, 2019, U.S. mortgage applications increased 8.1 percent from one week earlier.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's annual report of the U.S. multifamily lending market, favorable market conditions helped spur a 19 percent increase in multifamily lending in 2018 to a new high in dollar volume.

Pending home sales increased in August 2019, a welcome rebound after a prior month of declines. Each of the four major regions reported both month-over-month growth and year-over-year gains in contract activity.

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 3.64 percent. September 2019 has been the most volatile month since March, in terms of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, averaging a weekly movement of 11 basis points.

According to global real estate consultant CBRE, there were 1,531 small U.S. property acquisitions in H1 2019, representing 36.7% of all multifamily asset purchases and revealing the scope of small asset buying.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 7.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 713,000 units in August 2019 off a revised upward reading in July 2019. On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 are 6.4 percent higher than the same period in 2018.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Department of the Army for Civil Works are repealing a 2015 rule that impermissibly expanded the definition of "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act.


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