Daily market update: March 22, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest daily real estate market news

We’ll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest.

First American’s Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI) for Q1 2016:

  • The RESI decreased 4.4 percent from Q4 2015.
  • Quarter over quarter, purchase market sentiment declined 4.2 percent.
  • Refinance mortgage sentiment declined 4.9 percent quarter-over-quarter.

Federal Housing Finance Agency’s January 2016 Home Price Index:

  • The home price index was up 0.5 percent nationally month-over-month on a seasonally adjusted basis for January 2016.
  • The index was up 6.0 percent year-over-year.
  • Monthly price changes ranged from -1.0 percent in the Middle Atlantic census division to 1.7 percent in the South Altantic census division.

FHFA-january-index

Mortgage rates:

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Home equity rates:

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Yesterday’s most recent market news:

National Association of Realtors February 2016 Existing Home Sales:

  • Total existing-home sales dropped 7.1 percent month-over-month on a seasonally adjusted basis from January to February.
  • Sales increased 2.2 percent year-over-year, however,
  • The median existing-home price for all housing types in February was 210,800, up 4.4 percent year-over-year.

February EHS Infographic

 

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