It is reassuring when the world behaves as it should. The last couple of weeks have been disconcerting — how such a huge decline in rates without a bounce-back? It’s okay now. Rates are rising. The jump last week had several propellants. The first is simply the nature of markets: any big move begets a counter-move.
'Housing is not repeating the bubble period of 2000-2006,' says chairman of the Index Committee
Data from realtor.com indicate that interest in buying a home overseas has dropped among UK residents
Decline in German and British activity on realtor.com maps to depreciating pound
REBNY says commercial and residential broker assurance in “slow decline” through the second quarter
Redfin: luxury home prices held steady in the second quarter, but trends vary by city
The U.S. has created more than a half-million jobs in 60 days
The slowdown in the ultra-luxury real estate market is a product of various factors
Long-term rates all over the world have been cruising lower
National Association of Realtors recently released a profile of international real estate buyers
Brexit stirs things up abroad, domestic mortgages soften
Where did the European Union come from, and what's the big deal about the breakup?
Although the index is trending upward, the future isn't without risk
Should you be panicked, or persuading your clients to calm down?