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Fannie Mae’s October 2015 Home Price Sentiment Index (HPSI):

  • The HPSI decreased 0.6 percentage points to 83.2 in October but is up 0.7 points since this time last year.
  • The “Good Time to Buy/Good Time to Sell” components fell 2 and 6 points, respectively.
  • Consumers appear to be less worried about job loss, however.

The Money Anxiety Index:

  • The November Money Anxiety Index is 62.5.
  • This is where the index stood in December 2007, when the great recession started.
  • The Money Anxiety Index peaked in December 2010 at 95.5.

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Mortgage rates:

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Home equity rates:

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Last week’s most recent market news:

RealtyTrac’s Q3 Home Sales Report:

  • The average price gain for sold homes in the third quarter of 2015 was $40,658.
  • This is the highest average price gain since Q3 2007.
  • The average sale price of single-family homes and condos was up 0.2 percent from the previous quarter and up 2.4 percent year-over-year.

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Mortgage Bankers Association’s October 2015 Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI):

  • The MCAI increased 1.5 percent to 128.4 in October 2015.
  • The Conforming MCAI saw the greatest loosening, up 2.7 percent month-over-month.
  • The Government MCAI was up 1.9 percent.

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Zillow’s mortgage application research:

  • The denial rate for 2014 conventional mortgage applications was 11.2 percent, down 1.2 percent from 12.4 percent in 2013.
  • For black applicants, the denial rate fell from 27.6 percent in 2013 to 23.5 percent in 2014 — a 4.1-percent drop.
  • For white applicants, the denial rate fell from 10.4 percent in 2013 to 9.4 percent in 2014 — a 1.0-percent drop.

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