According to CBRE research, the 43-year average age of existing U.S. warehouse inventory--nearly 28% or 3.4 billion sq. ft. of which is more than 50 years old and at risk of functional obsolescence--justifies the nation's record 627 million sq. ft. of new warehouse space currently under construction.
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.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report, U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage delinquencies declined in the second quarter of 2022.
According to Freddie Mac, U.S. mortgage rates continued to rise alongside hotter-than-expected inflation numbers this week, exceeding six percent for the first time since late 2008. Although the increase in rates will continue to dampen demand and put downward pressure on home prices, inventory remains inadequate.
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.
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