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Builder Confidence Upticks as Interest Rates Move Lower in U.S.

Builder Confidence Upticks as Interest Rates Move Lower in U.S.

According to the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August 2019, based on the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released this past week. Read More »


Residential Rent Growth in U.S. Accelerates in 2019

Residential Rent Growth in U.S. Accelerates in 2019

According to Zillow's June 2019 Zillow Real Estate Market Report, U.S. residential rent values continued their growth streak, accelerating for the ninth-straight month in 2019. Read More »

U.S. Mortgage Rates Starting to Rise in July

U.S. Mortgage Rates Starting to Rise in July

Based on Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, after three weeks of holding fairly steady, the average U.S. mortgage rate ticked up in mid-July, 2019. Read More »

Grocery Stores of the Future Include Smaller Formats, Automated Checkouts and Robots

Grocery Stores of the Future Include Smaller Formats, Automated Checkouts and Robots

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. Read More »


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

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

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Last Updated August 20, 2019 9:07 AM ET

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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.

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 673,000 units in April 2019 after a sharp upwardly revised March 2019 report.

Total U.S. housing starts rose 5.7 percent in April 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units from an upwardly revised reading in March 2019.

U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May 2019. Builder sentiment is at its highest level since October 2018.

Global proptech and real estate listings database company Global Listings, Inc., through its public online MLS platform GlobalListings.com, has just announced this week the launch of its new CORPORATE PRIME listings service for real estate businesses worldwide.

Based on new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 3, 2019, mortgage applications in the U.S. increased 2.7 percent from one week earlier.

According to new research by the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers, the labor shortage for the U.S. remodeling industry continues to impact the industry.

Existing-home sales retreated in the U.S. in March 2019, following February's surge of sales. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw a drop-off in sales, with the Midwest enduring the largest decline last month.

A total of 161,875 U.S. properties with a foreclosure filing during the first quarter of 2019, down 23 percent from the previous quarter and down 15 percent from a year ago to the lowest level since Q1 2008.

According to new research from CBRE, the average age of U.S. adults at their first marriages has risen to historical highs.

The National Association of Realtors is reporting this week that one in six Gen Xers purchased a multi-generational home, overtaking younger boomers as the generation most likely to do so; with 52 percent of those Gen X buyers indicating that they did so because their adult children have either moved back or never left home.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions 2018 property tax analysis of more than 87 million U.S. single family homes, property taxes levied on single family homes in 2018 totaled $304.6 billion, up 4 percent from $293.4 billion in 2017.

According to new research from Zillow, real estate investors appear to be flocking to Opportunity Zones in the U.S.

According to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady at 62 in March 2019.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report, commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies in the U.S. remained at a low rate in the final three months of 2018.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 1, 2019, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 2.5 percent from one week earlier.

Based on results from the National Association of Homebuilder's latest Multifamily Market Survey, confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018.


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