Housing

April Existing Home Sales Slide 2.5%

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported Thursday morning that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in April decreased by 2.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...
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April New Home Sales Slip; Lower-Priced Homes Post Big Gain

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in April totaled a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 662,000, ...
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As Mortgage Loan Rates Hit Multiyear Highs, New Mortgage Applications Skid

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.6% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level in 7 Years

Mortgage interest rates are currently as high as they have been in seven years, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. This comes despite mortgage interest rates falling ...
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April Housing Starts Post Modest Year-Over-Year Gain

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that new housing starts in April rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.287 ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Spike Higher, Applications Continue Slide

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.7% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Homebuilder Confidence Gathers Steam in May

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index (HMI) for May rose two points from the April reading of 68 to 70. The HMI posted an 18-year ...
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6 Home Maintenance Chores to Do Now

Warmer weather is finally taking hold across the northern half of the country and that means that pretty soon many Americans will be taking care of such summertime chores as ...
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Mansion on an Island Is America’s Most Popular Home

One home. One island off the coast of Connecticut.  East of New Haven of the coast off Branford priced at $3 million. Branford itself is a moderately prosperous town. It ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Fall Slightly, Applications Continue Sliding

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Delinquencies Decline in February, Remain High in Hurricane-Hit Areas

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell from 5.0% in February 2017 to 4.8% in February 2018. The foreclosure inventory rate ...
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10 Cities Where Millennials Are Buying Homes

When the time comes for the millennial generation to buy a home, their top consideration is not amenities like nightlife but affordability. Duh. After all, having sufficient income to buy in ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Still Climbing, Applications Continue Slipping

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.5% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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CoreLogic March Home Price Index Surges to 7%

U.S. home prices rose 7% in March, compared with the same month a year ago, according to data from CoreLogic released Tuesday in its Home Price Insights monthly report. The ...
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10 Cities Where Bidding Wars for Homes Are Heating Up

It's not unusual to read about bidding wars for homes in markets like San Francisco or New York City, where high prices for real estate are the rule, not the ...
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