Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman sees better inventory ahead of rate hike
Buyers are torn between acting before rates climb or avoiding all-time high prices as sellers look to act quickly, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman said on CNBC earlier this week
by Taylor Anderson Jan 5
Why homebuyers aren't taking advantage of drop in mortgage rates
Builder backlog, ongoing listings shortages and rising home prices prompt Fannie Mae economists to cut forecast for 2021 home sales
by Matt Carter Aug 19
89% of all metro areas saw double-digit home price gains in Q1
Amid widespread annual home price growth, 89% of all metros saw double-digit price gains, according to the National Association of Realtor's First Quarter Metro Home Prices report
by Lillian Dickerson May 11
Low interest rates spur new high for mortgage originations
During the third quarter, 3.25 million mortgages were originated on residential properties, the highest level this figure has reached in 13 years
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 18
Mortgage applications decline
The volume of mortgage applications declined 2.5% for the week ending Sept. 11, 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly survey, released Wednesday
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 16
As mortgage rates drop, loan applications rise 2.9%
The market composite index, which measures mortgage loan application volume, increased by 2.9% on a seasonally adjusted basis. On an unadjusted basis, the index rose by 2.0%
Mortgage applications drop 5.1%
The decline in loan application activity may be a result of rising coronavirus cases in many states, as well as the delay of a new government-issued stimulus package
Average APRs see significant declines during COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in lenders offering significantly lower average annual percentage rates to homebuyers and refinance borrowers
Car-free cities, bidding wars and climate change will rule 2020
Redfin Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather shares what real estate trends she expects over the next year and beyond
by Marian McPherson Nov 27
A rollercoaster
The 30-year-fixed rate fell from 4.28% to 4.06%. Home sales jump expected as buyers rush to take advantage
by Marian McPherson Mar 28
Will declining mortgage rates reverse static home sales?
Mortgage rates continued their 2-month slide, with a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ending the year at 4.55%
by Patrick Kearns Dec 27
After early month dip, mortgage rates tick back up in July
Freddie Mac's chief economist says the next few months will be key for gauging the health of the housing market
by Patrick Kearns Jul 26
Buyers should take advantage of mortgage rate decline
Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater says buyers would be smart to act on rate decreases now
by Marian McPherson Jun 28
Zillow Mortgages report a week of unchanged national rates
Remaining unchanged from the previous week, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage was reported at 3.32 percent
by Kimberly Manning Jul 29
Zillow laments flat mortgage rates in weekly survey
30-year fixed rate Zillow mortgages have hovered around 3.6 percent in the past month
by Amy Tankersley Apr 29