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    New Home Sales Growth Rate Slows in September

    Monday October 26th, 2020 02:44:17 PM
    Robert Dietz

    After a surge in the pace of new home sales in July and August, the growth rate of newly built single-family home slowed in September. While still strong, the growth rate of new home sales exceeded construction starts by a historic margin at the end of the summer, necessitating an increase in starts and some slowing of sales. According to… Read More ›
    The post New Home Sales Growth Rate Slows in September first appeared on Eye On Housing.

    Expectations for Housing Availability Improve

    Monday October 26th, 2020 02:00:54 PM
    Rose Quint

    Strong new and existing home sales in the summer of 2020 may have been a factor contributing to buyers’ improved expectations for housing availability. According to the latest Housing Trends Report**, 28% of prospective buyers in the third quarter of 2020 expect their search for a home to become easier in the months ahead, while 61% percent expect it will… Read More ›
    The post Expectations for Housing Availability Improve first appeared on Eye On Housing.

    77% of Remodelers Report A Framing Lumber Shortage

    Friday October 23rd, 2020 02:00:28 PM
    Carmel Ford

    With the recent increases in the price of many residential construction materials, and in particular softwood lumber, NAHB wanted to get a better understanding of how these price increases are impacting remodelers. In the Q3 2020 Remodeling Market Index (RMI), remodelers were asked to report on material shortages, if any, as well as material price changes over the last six… Read More ›
    The post 77% of Remodelers Report A Framing Lumber Shortage first appeared on Eye On Housing.

    Share of 5,000+ Square Foot Homes Down Slightly in 2019

    Friday October 23rd, 2020 02:00:25 PM
    Ashok Chaluvadi

    According to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction, the share of new homes started with 5,000 square feet or more of living space stood at 2.71 percent in 2019, down slightly from 2.88 percent in 2018. A total of 24,000 5,000+ square-foot homes were started in 2019, compared to 25,000 in 2018. The slight decline in 5,000+ square foot homes… Read More ›
    The post Share of 5,000+ Square Foot Homes Down Slightly in 2019 first appeared on Eye On Housing.

    Initial Jobless Claims Fall to 787,000

    Thursday October 22nd, 2020 05:18:24 PM
    Jing Fu

    Weekly initial jobless claims decreased for the week ending October 17, and continuing claims, which lag initial jobless claims by one week, fell for the week ending October 10. The decreases in initial and continuing claims partially reflect that labor market continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, albeit slowly. Also, as unemployment benefits are expiring, claimants may move to… Read More ›
    The post Initial Jobless Claims Fall to 787,000 first appeared on Eye On Housing.



    CNN – Real Estate News

    Should I get a fixed- or adjustable-rate mortgage?

    Wednesday August 8th, 2018 02:19:25 PM

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    Toll Brothers’ record shows the housing boom has no end in sight

    Tuesday August 21st, 2018 04:35:35 PM

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    What will your monthly mortgage payment be?

    Monday February 2nd, 2015 03:53:13 PM

    In the market for a new home? Or planning to refinance? Find out what your monthly payment will be.

    Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more

    Tuesday July 17th, 2018 11:28:00 AM

    Europe took 11 of the top 20 spots on a ranking of cities with the largest price increases in the first quarter, according to global property agency Knight Frank.

    Zillow buys a mortgage lender and the stock tanks

    Tuesday August 7th, 2018 04:55:43 PM

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