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    17% of Adults Plan to Buy Home in Next 12 Months; Many for the First-Time

    Wednesday April 25th, 2018 02:00:52 PM
    Rose Quint

    This post releases the first edition of the Housing Trends Report (HTR), a new research product created by the NAHB Economics team with the goal of measuring prospective home buyers’ perceptions about the availability and affordability of homes for-sale in their markets.  The HTR will be released quarterly in order to track changes in buyers’ perceptions over time.  All data… Read More ›

    Home Price Appreciation Continued in February

    Tuesday April 24th, 2018 06:28:32 PM
    Jing Fu

    In February, national home price appreciation continued, but at a slower pace than last month. Meanwhile, among all 20 metro areas which are covered by under the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, only Washington DC recorded growth that lagged the nationwide rate of appreciation. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released for February 2018 indicated that home prices nationwide, the National Home… Read More ›

    New Home Sales Rise But With Underlying Variation

    Tuesday April 24th, 2018 04:11:39 PM
    Michael Neal

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, sales of new homes rose by 4.0 percent over the month of March to reach a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000. Year-to-date, covering the first quarter of 2018, the total number of new homes sold is 10.3 percent ahead of its pace over the first… Read More ›

    Existing Sales Rise 1.1 Percent in March

    Monday April 23rd, 2018 03:46:52 PM
    Stephen Melman

    Existing-home sales increased 1.1% in March, but remain down 1.2% from a year ago. The first-time buyer share of 30% is also down from 32% a year ago. The National Association of Realtors reported that 50% of homes sold last month were on the market less than a month. The March inventory increased 5.7%, but remains 7.2% below the level… Read More ›

    Younger Households More Likely to Have Auto Loans than Mortgages

    Monday April 23rd, 2018 12:30:20 PM
    Jing Fu

    Homeownership provides a distinct advantage for wealth accumulation. Although many households desire to purchase a home, the share of households living in owner-occupied housing remains low, following a steep decline associated with the Great Recession. Younger households, those under the age of 35, experienced the biggest declines in homeownership, although recent evidence suggests that the homeownership rate among these households… Read More ›



    CNN – Real Estate News

    Even rising mortgage rates won’t stop homebuyers

    Wednesday April 25th, 2018 02:13:24 PM

    Homebuyers are facing a harsh reality: prices are still rising, supply is getting leaner, mortgage rates are going up and competition is intense.

    Home prices are on an epic run

    Tuesday April 24th, 2018 04:37:11 PM

    Real estate prices posted an annual gain of 6.3% in February, and have been rising continuously for the past 70 months.

    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.

    How these hurricane-ravaged states have avoided a housing disaster — so far

    Sunday April 22nd, 2018 02:09:39 PM

    An expected deluge of hurricane-related foreclosures has so far been avoided, thanks in part to new provisions by federal agencies and regulations imposed after the financial crisis.

    5 ways to afford your first home

    Thursday April 19th, 2018 01:43:36 PM

    Read full story for latest details.



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