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Thanksgiving Travel in U.S. to Dip 10 Percent, Largest Decrease Since 2008 Recession

Thanksgiving Travel in U.S. to Dip 10 Percent, Largest Decrease Since 2008 Recession

According to AAA Travel, Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on U.S. roads and airports. Read More »


Slowed Commercial Acquisitions in U.S. Dampens Lending Activity in Q3

Slowed Commercial Acquisitions in U.S. Dampens Lending Activity in Q3

While sluggish commercial real estate investment activity has caused loan closings to slow in Q3 2020, a rise in loan applications in recent weeks is a promising sign for higher year-end closings. Read More »

U.S. Foreclosure Filings on the Rise as COVID Remains an Economic Threat

U.S. Foreclosure Filings on the Rise as COVID Remains an Economic Threat

There were a total of 11,673 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions -- in October 2020. Read More »

Commercial Mortgage Lending in U.S. Down 34 Percent in 2020

Commercial Mortgage Lending in U.S. Down 34 Percent in 2020

Commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers are expected to close $395 billion of loans backed by income-producing properties in 2020, a 34 percent decline from 2019's record volume of $601 billion. Read More »


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Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

In the heart of breathtaking Paradise Island adjacent to Nassau, Bahamas, a very rare residential opportunity will soon be available. Opportunities like this are extremely limited on this 685 acre island paradise. Read More »

Last Updated November 25, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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U.S. home prices increased 6.7% in September 2020, compared with September 2019, marking the fastest annual acceleration since May 2014. On a month-over-month basis, home prices increased by 1.1% compared to August 2020.

National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.6% in September 2020. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, monthly spending totaled $794.3 billion.

A gradual recovery has begun in commercial real estate investment. Worldwide property sales grew 23% quarter-over-quarter in Q3 to US$147 billion

Pending home sales experienced a minor decline in September after four consecutive months of contract activity growth, according to the National Association of Realtors.

According to a new report from the American Institute of Architects, a slight improvement in business conditions has led to fewer architecture firms reporting declining billings.

The CDC issued a nationwide order that stops landlords from evicting U.S. tenants who are not paying rent through Dec. 31, 2020.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 16, 2020, U.S. Mortgage applications decreased 0.6 percent from one week earlier.

According to CoreLogic's latest Single-Family Rent Index for August, national rent increased 2.1% year over year, down from a 2.9% year-over-year increase in August 2019.

The National Association of Home Builders Q3, 2020 Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 82. This is a signal of residential remodelers' strong confidence in their markets, and for projects of all sizes.

About 18% of the U.S. population identifies as Latin, yet they have accounted for more than 60% of new U.S. homeowner gains over the past decade.

According to new research by Redfin, 22 percent of U.S. homebuyers and sellers said the upcoming presidential election is impacting their plans to buy or sell a home.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 2, 2020, U.S. mortgage applications increased 4.6 percent from one week earlier.

The total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 6 basis points from 6.87% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 6.81% as of September 27, 2020.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding quarterly report, the level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $43.6 billion (1.2 percent) in the second quarter of 2020.

The median home prices of single-family homes and condos in the third quarter of 2020 are less affordable than historical averages in 63 percent of counties with enough data to analyze, up from 54 percent a year ago.

According to a new housing report by Redfin, median U.S. home sales prices increased 14% from 2019 to $319,978 in August 2020 -- the highest on record. The 14% year-over-year increase was the largest since August 2013.

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes in August 2020 topped the 1 million mark and reached their highest pace since September 2006.

Fastest home sales are in swing counties, a reflection of rising interest in the suburbs as the pandemic drives homebuyers to prioritize space


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