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National Association of Realtors’ October Pending Home Sales index:

  • The index rose 0.2 percent to 107.7 month-over-month in October 2015.
  • The index was up 3.9 percent year-over-year.
  • It has now increased year-over-year for 14 consecutive months.

HOPE NOW’s Q2 foreclosure sales and starts data:

  • Foreclosure sales decreased 15 percent quarter-over-quarter.
  • Foreclosure starts decreased 9 percent quarter-over-quarter.
  • During Q3, there were 18 percent fewer loan modifications completed quarter-over-quarter.


Clear Capital’s November 2015 market report:

  • National home price appreciation rates fell 0.1 percent quarter-over-quarter, from 0.9 percent to 0.8 percent.
  • Growth in the West rose 0.2 percent quarter-over-quarter, outpacing the rest of the nation.
  • The Northeast also saw an increase in quarterly growth by 0.1 percent.


Black Knight Financial Services’ Home Price Index for September 2015:

  • The September 2015 Home Price Index was up 0.1 percent month-over-month.
  • The index was up 5.5 percent year-over-year.
  • The current home price index value was $253,000.


Money Anxiety Index for Q3 2015:

  • Consumer spending in Q3 2015 increased by 3.0 percent quarter-over-quarter.
  • The pace of bank savings in Q3 2015 is up 0.6 percent quarter-over-quarter.
  • The Money Anxiety Index decreased by 7.4 index points year-over-year.


Mortgage rates:

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Home equity rates:

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Last week’s most recent market news:

Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Q3 home price index:

  • Home prices in the U.S. rose 1.3 percent quarter-over-quarter in Q3.
  • This is the 17th consecutive quarterly price increase.
  • Home prices are up 5.7 percent year-over-year.


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s October 2015 new residential sales data:

  • New single-family home sales in October 2015 were at a rate of 495,000.
  • This is 10.7 percent above September’s revised rate and 4.9 percent above the October 2014 estimate.
  • The median sales price of new homes in October 2015 was $281,500.

Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey:

  • The Market Composite Index, which measures mortgage loan application volume, decreased 3.2 percent week-over-week.
  • The Refinance Index decreased 5 percent week-over-week.
  • The Purchase Index decreased 1 percent week-over-week.

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey:

  • The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.95 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending November 25, 2015.
  • This is down from 3.97 percent week-over-week and down from 3.97 percent year-over-year.
  • The 15-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.18 percent with an average 0.6 point, unchanged from last week and up from 3.17 percent.

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