Daily market update: December 20, 2016

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CoreLogic Housing Credit Index for Q3 2016:

  • The average credit score for the lowest 1 percent of homebuyers was between 622 and 624.
  • The average credit score on purchase money loans in Q3 was 739.
  • The share of home purchases with loan-to-value of 95 percent or higher was 43 percent, down from 47 percent in Q3 2015.

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First American Financial Services Potential Home Sales Model for November 2016:

  • Potential existing-home sales increased to a 6.1 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR).
  • This was 4.0 percent above November 2015.
  • Currently, potential existing-home sales is 98,000 (SAAR) or 1.6 percent below the pre-recession peak of market potential, which occurred in July 2005.

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