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Luxury Listings Making Comeback After a Sharp Spring Collapse

Luxury Listings Making Comeback After a Sharp Spring Collapse

Zillow is reporting this week that a rush of high-end homes hit the U.S. market in June 2020, reversing a trend that saw them drop the farthest and fastest when the coronavirus pandemic hit earlier this year. Read More »


Mortgage Applications Volume Slip in Late June

Mortgage Applications Volume Slip in Late June

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 26, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 1.8 percent from one week earlier. Read More »

Builder Confidence Index Posts Largest Decline in U.S. History, Driven by Coronavirus

Builder Confidence Index Posts Largest Decline in U.S. History, Driven by Coronavirus

According to the latest National Association of Home Builders / Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released this week, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes plunged 42 points in April to an HIMI reading of 30 points. Read More »

Finance Industry Ask U.S Regulators for New Liquidity Facility for Added Mortgage and Rent Forbearance Capacity

Finance Industry Ask U.S Regulators for New Liquidity Facility for Added Mortgage and Rent Forbearance Capacity

Liquidity to mortgage servicers needing additional capacity to support homeowners and renters impacted by COVID-19. 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 July 9, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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As of the date of publishing this story, there have been over 115,000 confirmed Coronavirus cases around the world in 110 countries that are now reporting over 4,000 deaths.

U.S. builder confidence in the market for new multifamily housing remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 764,000 units in January, coming off an upward revision in December 2019.

Twenty-six percent of online home searchers looked to move to another U.S. metro area.

According to new research by Zillow, the total value of every home in the U.S. is $33.6 trillion, nearly as much as the GDP of the two largest global economies combined -- the U.S. ($20.5 trillion) and China ($13.6 trillion).

Tech hubs, business-friendly Texas cities and high-growth Florida metro areas top the ranks of U.S. markets set to expand their base of office-using jobs the fastest in the coming years.

According to a panel of economists and real estate experts recently surveyed by Zillow, U.S. housing markets in the southern half of the U.S. will perform the best in 2020.

Demand for design services in November 2019 increased at a modest pace for the second month in a row. During November, both the new project inquiries and design contracts scores were positive, posting scores of 60.9 and 52.9 respectively.

More than 55 million U.S. travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home.

The housing market continues to steadily gain momentum with rising homebuyer demand and increased construction due to the strong job market, ebullient market sentiment and low mortgage rates

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Sales of new homes in all four major U.S. regions significantly declined in the last two months of 2018. The year-over-year trend was especially drastic in the Northeast, where new-home sales fell by 16.1 percent in December.


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