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U.S. Architectural Billings Moderate in September

U.S. Architectural Billings Moderate in September

According to a new report from the American Institute of Architects, a slight improvement in business conditions has led to fewer architecture firms reporting declining billings. Read More »


CDC's COVID Eviction Moratorium Order Comes Under Legal Fire by NAHB

CDC's COVID Eviction Moratorium Order Comes Under Legal Fire by NAHB

The CDC issued a nationwide order that stops landlords from evicting U.S. tenants who are not paying rent through Dec. 31, 2020. Read More »

Mortgage Applications Decrease in U.S. in Mid October

Mortgage Applications Decrease in U.S. in Mid October

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 16, 2020, U.S. Mortgage applications decreased 0.6 percent from one week earlier. Read More »

Single-Family Rents Uptick in August, Despite COVID Outbreak

Single-Family Rents Uptick in August, Despite COVID Outbreak

According to CoreLogic's latest Single-Family Rent Index for August, national rent increased 2.1% year over year, down from a 2.9% year-over-year increase in August 2019. Read More »


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Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Huntsman Springs is golf and club community developed by Jon Huntsman, Sr. A place of serenity and beauty in the hitherto undeveloped Teton Valley of Western Idaho. Read More »

Last Updated October 26, 2020 9:00 AM ET

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About 18% of the U.S. population identifies as Latin, yet they have accounted for more than 60% of new U.S. homeowner gains over the past decade.

Based on new research by Zillow, U.S. home price momentum continued into early October 2020, with annual median list price growth reaching double digits.

According to new research by Redfin, 22 percent of U.S. homebuyers and sellers said the upcoming presidential election is impacting their plans to buy or sell a home.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 2, 2020, U.S. mortgage applications increased 4.6 percent from one week earlier.

The total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 6 basis points from 6.87% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 6.81% as of September 27, 2020.

According to a new report from Redfin, U.S. condo sale prices in the U.S. increased 5.4% year over year to a median of $266,000 in August 2020, trailing growth in single-family home prices, which surged 11.9% to $343,000.

The median home prices of single-family homes and condos in the third quarter of 2020 are less affordable than historical averages in 63 percent of counties with enough data to analyze, up from 54 percent a year ago.

According to a new housing report by Redfin, median U.S. home sales prices increased 14% from 2019 to $319,978 in August 2020 -- the highest on record. The 14% year-over-year increase was the largest since August 2013.

Fastest home sales are in swing counties, a reflection of rising interest in the suburbs as the pandemic drives homebuyers to prioritize space

According to a new report by Redfin, U.S. median home sale prices increased 13% from August 2019 to $319,178--the highest on record. This 13% year-over-year increase was the largest since October 2013.

CoreLogic's latest Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI) for July 2020 shows a national residential rent increase of 1.7% year over year, down from a 2.9% year-over-year increase in July 2019.

The Mortgage Bankers Association is reporting this week that U. S. mortgage credit availability decreased in August 2020. Mortgage credit supply fell to its lowest level since March 2014, driven by a reduction in supply from both conventional and government segments of the market.

CoreLogic's latest monthly Loan Performance Insights Report for June 2020 says 7.1% of U.S. mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure).

Net-lease investment in the U.S. fell significantly in Q2 2020, but comprised the highest share of total volume on record amid a sharp decline in commercial real estate investment activity.

A widespread group of mostly-impoverished, densely-packed urban neighborhoods across the U.S. offer some of the most attractive opportunities in the nation for housing developers to take advantage of federal reinvestment tax benefits.

The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week at 7.20% as of August 23, 2020.

Based on new data from Zillow, residential rental concessions are now nearly twice as common as they were in February 2020, as landlords strive to attract new tenants in a rental market that has softened considerably since the coronavirus pandemic took hold.

The typical home that sold in the four weeks ending August 16 was 3.7% larger (1,772 square feet) than the typical home that sold a year earlier.


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