According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for Mid-July 2020, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 2.98 percent, the lowest rate in the survey's history dating back to 1971.
Mortgage applications for new home purchases in the U.S. increased 54.1 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to May 2020, applications increased by 20 percent.
This represents a 2.5-percentage point increase in the overall delinquency rate compared to March 2020, when it was 3.6 percent.
A number of global cities are seeing sales volumes continue to recover with April looking to be the low point for residential activity.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.03 percent in the U.S., the lowest rate in the survey's history dating back to 1971.
15.9% of Black Americans who apply for mortgages are rejected nationwide, compared with just 7% of white Americans.
The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding rose by $61.0 billion in the first quarter of 2020.
According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales mounted a record comeback in May 2020, seeing encouraging contract activity after two previous months of declines brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Redfin is reporting that a record 27% of home searchers looked to move to another U.S. metro area in April and May 2020.
Single-family homes rose 16.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 units in May 2020 from a downwardly revised reading in April.
The total number of U.S. mortgage loans now in forbearance decreased - for the first time since the survey's inception in March 2020.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home in the U.S. sales fell in May 2020, marking a three-month decline in sales as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies in the U.S. remained low at the end of the first quarter of 2020.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 12, 2020, U.S. mortgage applications increased 8.0 percent from one week earlier.
In a sign that U.S. housing stands poised to lead a post-pandemic economic recovery, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped 21 points to 58 in June 2020. Any reading above 50 indicates a positive market.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions first-quarter 2020 U.S. Home Flipping Report, 53,705 single-family homes and condominiums in the United States were flipped in the first quarter.