Daily market update: May 3, 2016

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CoreLogic’s home price index for March 2016:

  • Home prices increased 6.7 percent year-over-year in March 2016.
  • Month over month, prices increased 2.1 percent
  • CoreLogic forecasts that prices will increase 5.3 percent year-over-year in March 2017.


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Yesterday’s most recent market news:

U.S. Census Bureau’s construction spending for March 2016:

  • Construction spending during March 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,137.5 billion.
  • This is 0.3 percent above the revised February estimate of $1,133.6 billion.
  • The March figure is 8.0 percent above the March 2015 estimate of $1,052.9 billion.

Black Knight March 2016 Mortgage Monitor Report:

  • Mortgage delinquencies fell by 8 percent in March, with the national rate hitting 4.08 percent.
  • Prepayment speeds jumped 46 percent from February, hitting their highest point since June 2015.
  • Total non-current inventory (loans 30 or more days past due or in foreclosure) has fallen over half a million loans from last year and is now below 2.7 million.


Ten-X Residential Real Estate Nowcast for April 2016:

  • Existing home sales will fall between seasonally adjusted rates of 5.3 and 5.7 million.
  • This would be a 3.6 increase from March.
  • It would also indicate a 7.4 percent year-over-year gain.

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