Ticor Newsdesk

  • of Housing and Urban Development does "not expect the impact on the housing market to be significant, as long as the shutdown is brief," according to a section of its website addressing the potential...
    Created: 1/19/2018 7:36:14 PM
  • its second U.S. headquarters has the power to transform the local housing market,” says Javier Vivas, director of economic research at realtor.com®. “The city that gets selected will immediately...
    Created: 1/19/2018 3:09:47 PM
  • to move 1.6 percent lower in 2018 to 354,000 units. NAR has been urging home builders to focus on moderately priced homes that cater to first-time buyers. “The entry-level price point is in...
    Created: 1/19/2018 3:09:46 PM
  • mortgage, is building."  Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending Jan. 18: 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.04 percent, with an...
    Created: 1/19/2018 3:09:46 PM
  • National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall issued the following statement...
    Created: 1/19/2018 2:22:05 PM
  • homebuilding this year, suggesting that limited supply may continue to drive the housing market in 2018. "Tight inventory fueled by a tight labor market and low interest rates propelled home...
    Created: 1/19/2018 10:18:24 AM
  • down from 73 days in 2016. ELGIN, IL—Home sales in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago area reached an 11-year...
    Created: 1/19/2018 9:09:30 AM
  • Baton Rouge-area home sales dropped by 16% in November from the year before, the result of continued tough comparisons with the sales gains resulting from the August 2016 flood. There were...
    Created: 1/19/2018 8:56:10 AM
  • The metro Albuquerque housing market closed out 2017 on a high note, according to the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors. The association said there were 11,477 single-family home...
    Created: 1/19/2018 8:56:10 AM
  • purchases to the most highly qualified and low-risk borrowers, the U.S. housing market has the luxury of playing a version of foreclosure limbo in which it searches for how low foreclosures can...
    Created: 1/18/2018 3:35:55 PM
  • Southern California foreclosure rates are at historically low levels, foreclosures could rise in this market if some fundamentals don’t...
    Created: 1/18/2018 12:35:21 PM
  • and has been a REALTOR® for more than 20 years. The 2018 NAR president leaped from 195 in 2017 to 50 on this year’s list. She is among 44 women included in the power ranks.  NAR CEO Bob Goldberg...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:31:05 AM
  • down compared to a year ago, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. Mortgage rates are higher than a year ago and the increase in borrowing costs is one culprit for higher payments among...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:31:04 AM
  • Foreclosures hit a 12-year low in 2017, and the distressed properties remain increasingly difficult to find in many markets. Foreclosure filings in 2017—which include default notices, scheduled...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:31:04 AM
  • says Eric Snider, president of Lifestory Research, a market research firm. “The housing market is healthy and has many people searching for homebuilders they trust. Buying a home is not only...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:31:04 AM
  • will be the biggest driver of the 2018 real estate market. Major housing market dynamics don't shift dramatically when the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1," said Redfin Chief Economist Nela...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:15:52 AM
  • Northeast Ohio home sales rose by 1.6% last year, as buyers braved tight inventory and rising prices to purchase 766 more houses and condominiums than they did during 2016. Annual average...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:15:52 AM
  • December was a strong month for the Greater Pittsburgh housing market, according to the year-end Remax National Housing Report . The month saw growth in overall sales, a boost in the median...
    Created: 1/18/2018 10:15:52 AM
  • adjustable-rate mortgages was unchanged this week at 3.46%. To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country between Monday and Wednesday each week. The average...
    Created: 1/18/2018 8:56:58 AM
  • Given the improving U.S. economy, mortgage rates will probably not fall back under the 4% mark anytime soon. 30-Year FRM 15-Year FRM 5/1-Year ARM Average Rates 4.04% 3.49% 3.46% Fees...
    Created: 1/18/2018 8:55:50 AM
  • The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Commerce Department release on residential construction in December: “The latest decline in the volatile...
    Created: 1/18/2018 8:22:09 AM
  • gains in October and November. The pullback occurred even as the housing market faces a dwindling number of properties for sale. Still, for all of 2017, housing starts have risen...
    Created: 1/18/2018 5:52:38 AM