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U.S. Housing Markets Most Vulnerable to Economic Impact by Coronavirus in New Jersey and Florida

U.S. Housing Markets Most Vulnerable to Economic Impact by Coronavirus in New Jersey and Florida

According to ATTOM Data Solutions' Special Report spotlighting county-level housing markets around the United States that are more or less vulnerable to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read More »


February Home Prices Increased by 4.1 Percent Annual in U.S., Pre-Coronavirus

February Home Prices Increased by 4.1 Percent Annual in U.S., Pre-Coronavirus

Home prices increased nationally by 4.1% from February 2019. On a month-over-month basis, prices increased by 0.6% in February 2020. 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 »

Housing Industry Poised to Lead U.S. Economic Rebound, Post COVID-19 Pandemic

Housing Industry Poised to Lead U.S. Economic Rebound, Post COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. housing industry stands poised to lead the economic rebound once social distancing and other virus mitigation efforts show success in containing the coronavirus pandemic. 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 April 7, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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There were a total of 48,004 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings, default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions.

Affordable East Coast and Midwest cities have the lowest overall economic risk in the 2020 recession that began in March 2020.

According to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 27, 2020, U.S. mortgage applications increased 15.3 percent from one week earlier.

Each of the four major regions saw an increase in month-over-month contract activity, as well as growth in year-over-year pending home sales transactions compared to one year ago.

Zillow research is now reporting that American renters who work in food and retail industries can find themselves spending 40% of their annual income on housing costs if they are unable to work for two months

It has been a wild ride for mortgage rates over the past month, which touched record lows then rebounded just as fast.

Given growing U.S. housing market uncertainty caused by the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Zillow Group announced this week it will pause home buying in all 24 U.S. markets where Zillow Offers currently operates in response to local public health orders related to COVID-19.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 765,000 units in February 2020, coming off a sharp upward revision in January 2020.

RENTCafe.com is reporting this week that the number of sessions decreased by approximately 25% in the week of March 11-17, 2020

According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. existing-home sales climbed substantially in February 2020 after a slight decline in January.

The average annual gross rental yield (annualized gross rent income divided by median purchase price of single-family homes) among the 389 counties is 8.4 percent for 2020

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.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.45 percent in late February 2019.

Over 1.52 million U.S. single-family homes and condos in the United States are vacant, representing 1.5 percent of all homes.

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

Strong demand from both domestic and foreign investors, combined with moderate economic growth, is expected to keep capitalization rates for U.S. commercial real estate assets broadly stable in 2020.

Based on a new Harris Poll commissioned by Zillow finds buying or selling a home are often fraught with conflict between couples.

Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey is reporting this week that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. was the lowest in three years. As rates fell for the third consecutive week, markets staged a rebound with increases in manufacturing and service sector activity.


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