National broker Redfin reports that as U.S. mortgage rates reach 6 percent, seasonally-adjusted new listings of homes for sale have fallen 8% from July to August 2022 to their lowest level since May 2020, when the housing market was paralyzed by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, we hadn't seen so few homes hit the market since November 2012.
Based on ATTOM's August 2022 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, there were a total of 34,501 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions -- up 14 percent from a month ago and up 118 percent from a year ago.
According to CoreLogic's latest Mortgage Fraud Report, there was a 7.5% year-over-year decrease in fraud risk at the end of the second quarter of 2022, as measured by the CoreLogic Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index.
According to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 2, 2022, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 0.8 percent from one week earlier.
According to a new report from The American Institute of Architects, for the eighteenth consecutive month architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in July 2022.
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