Daily market update: Nov. 19, 2015

Our daily summary of market news, updated regularly with new tidbits

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We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. First American's Existing-Home Sales Capacity (EHS-C) report for October 2015: The market capacity for existing-home sales decreased by 3.1 percent month-over-month and 7.3 percent year-over-year. The seasonally adjusted, annualized rate (SAAR) of existing-home sales capacity is up 73.6 percent from the February 2009 low. The underperformance gap is currently an estimated 209,000 homes (SAAR), much lower than the sales capacity gap of 1.7 million in February 2014. LendingTree's Q3 down payment report: The average down payment percentage for conventional 30-year fixed-rate purchase mortgage offers rose to an average of 17.63 percent in the third quarter of 2015. This is up from 17.34 percent quarter-over-quarter and 16.29 percent year-over-year. The average down payment also rose to $48,924 in the third quarter, up from $44,204 in Q2. Re/Max's National Housing Report: Octobe...