We’ll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest.
- Non-distressed properties sold in June were on the market for an average of 6.8 weeks.
- Non-distressed properties sold in June received an average of 2.3 offers.
- First-time buyers comprised 40.2 percent of purchases in June.
Home equity rates:
Most recent market news:
- Mortgage rates were down 0.29 percent post-Brexit.
- Completed foreclosures were down 6.9 percent year-over-year.
- Home prices were up 5.9 percent year-over-year.
5 actions to generate more client referrals
Tom Ferry’s tips to “wow” your database and create raving fans -- plus a top performing script READ MORE
- The share of first-time buyers purchasing homes in June 2016 was the highest recorded since July 2012: 33 percent.
- Total existing-home sales were up 1.1 percent in June, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 5.57 million.
- In May, the SAAR was 5.51 million. Last June, the SAAR was 5.41 million.
- 30-year fixed-rate mortgages (FRMs) averaged 3.45 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending July 21, 2016.
- This is up from last week when it averaged 3.42 percent.
- A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.04 percent.
- U.S. house prices were up 0.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis month-over-month in May.
- April’s increase was revised upward from 0.2 percent to 0.3 percent.
- Year-over-year, May 2016 home prices were up 5.6 percent.
Email market reports to email@example.com.