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    Home Prices in the First Month of 2017
    Tuesday March 28th, 2017 03:54:36 PM Jing Fu
    S&P Dow Jones Indices released the Home Price Index for January 2017 today. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 7.9%, slower than the 9.2% increase in December. House prices dropped to the lowest level in the first month of 2012. Five years later, house prices surpassed the pre-recession peak of... Read More ›

    Homeownership: A County-Level Analysis
    Monday March 27th, 2017 01:05:44 PM Carmel Ford
    Homeownership is a key housing and economic measure of social conditions. Due to the housing downturn, the national homeownership rate declined precipitously, and has failed to recover to its historical norm. In fact, the homeownership rate reached a 50 year low in the second quarter of 2016 and has only edged up slightly since then, rising to 63.5% at the... Read More ›

    Positive Trend for New Home Sales
    Thursday March 23rd, 2017 03:14:26 PM Robert Dietz
    Contracts for new home sales expanded by 6.1% in February, according to estimates from the joint data release of HUD and the Census Bureau. The growth in sales continues along a positive trend for the market, which is supported by solid job growth, improving household formations, continuing favorable housing affordability conditions, and tight existing home inventory. The seasonally adjusted annual pace for February new single-family... Read More ›

    Existing Sales Hit Inventory Wall
    Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 03:15:20 PM Stephen Melman
    Existing home sales, as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), reversed a January gain and decreased 3.7% in February. At the current sales rate, the February unsold inventory represents a 3.8-month supply, compared to a 3.5-month supply in January. February existing sales were up 5.4% from the same month a year ago, and reached a seasonally adjusted rate... Read More ›

    Rental Apartment Absorption Flat While Condominium Absorption Jumps
    Tuesday March 21st, 2017 01:45:45 PM Carmel Ford
    The US Census Bureau, in collaboration with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, releases data on completions and absorption rates for multifamily buildings with at least 5 apartments. The most recent release shows that completions of nonsubsidized, unfurnished, rental apartments amounted to 73,800 in the third quarter of 2016. This is 11,700 more than the second quarter of 2016, but... Read More ›

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    The 10 best states for retirees
    Wednesday March 29th, 2017 04:01:29 AM
    It might be worth moving to a new place to find your dream retirement home. Check out these 10 states.

    Donald Trump's childhood home sells ... again. For a massive profit
    Monday March 27th, 2017 10:19:46 PM
    The New York property, which was the first home of the 45th president of the United States, was purchased on March 23 for $2.14 million -- a nearly 54% profit for the previous owner who bought it just month's earlier.

    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.

    Housing market could get a bump from Trump
    Thursday March 23rd, 2017 06:19:09 PM
    Read full story for latest details.

    What the Fed rate hike means for homebuyers
    Thursday March 16th, 2017 05:01:37 PM
    The Federal Reserve increased its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, which could make buying a home more expensive.

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