Mortgage purchase applications were up 28% year over year, according to data released Wednesday by the Mortgage Bankers Association
by Patrick Kearns Sep 2
'Strong builder confidence and heavy buyer traffic point to further production gains in the near term,' said Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders
Odeta Kushi, the deputy first economist at First American, doesn't believe the COVID-19 crisis will lead to a massive spike in foreclosures
by Patrick Kearns Aug 10
New data from the Census Bureau indicates that the homeownership rate surged to its highest point since the third quarter of 2008, but a change in data collection methodology may have impacted the results
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 28
The average 30-year mortgage hit a new all-time low of 3.07% this week, according to data from Freddie Mac released Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Jul 2
The real estate sector — not including rental and leasing — added more than 18,000 jobs in June, according to the US Department of Labor in a report released Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Jul 2
Housing starts are up 11.1% over November 2018 while permits increased by 13.6%
by Patrick Kearns Dec 17
In the past 40 years, a year-over-year decline of 20% or more in single-family housing starts has preceded all but 1 of the 5 recessions
by Patrick Kearns Aug 16
Research from a financial services company digs into the factors shaping the future
by Amber Taufen Jul 17