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U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new residential sales for January 2016:

  • Single-family home sales in January 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 494,000.
  • This is 9.2 percent below the revised December 2015 rate.
  • It’s also 5.2 percent below the January 2015 estimate.

Mortgage Bankers Association’s weekly mortgage applications survey:

  • The market composite index decreased 4.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis week-over-week.
  • The refinance index decreased 8 percent week-over-week.
  • The seasonally adjusted purchase index increased 2 percent week-over-week.

Freddie Mac’s Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi):

  • The MiMi purchase applications indicator increased 9 percent in 2015.
  • The national MiMi value is at 82.7.
  • Year-over-year, the national MiMi improved 7.65 percent.


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Yesterday’s most recent market news:

National Association of Realtors existing-home sales for January 2016:

  • Existing-home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 5.47 million in January 2016.
  • This is up 11.0 percent year over year.
  • The median existing-home price for all home types was $213,800.

January EHS Infographic

S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices for December 2015:

  • The index rose 5.4 percent year-over-year in December.
  • Portland led the way in price increases (11.4 percent), followed by San Francisco (10.3 percent) and Denver (10.2 percent).
  • The national index rose 0.1 percent month-over-month.

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