National Real Estate Trends

Sept. 21, 2023

Why a Budget Is So Important When Buying a Home

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Sept. 20, 2023

Single-family rent increases 3.3% year over year in June: CoreLogic

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Sept. 5, 2023

Housing starts tick back up in July in spite of headwinds

  

August 16, 2023, 2:33 pm By 

Housing starts picked up significantly in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.452 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That was up 3.9% from June and up 5.9% from a year ago. Meanwhile ...

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Sept. 2, 2023

Why the Fed is celebrating after jobs week

September 1, 2023, 6:26 pm 

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Jobs week cleared up the skies for the Federal Reserve members, who are smiling — big time — after a series of data lines gave them what they wanted: a softer labor market! 

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Sept. 2, 2023

Housing sector is showing signs of picking back up.

 

August 25, 2023, 11:40 am By 

In a hawkish tone, Jerome Powell said that Federal Reserve (Fed) officials are prepared to raise the federal funds rate further and hold it at high levels until they are confident that inflation is moving sustainably down to the ...

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Aug. 30, 2023

Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure: Key Docs

 

Your lender is required to send you a loan estimate after you complete your mortgage loan application. This three-page form is important: It lists the important financial details of your mortgage loan.

The loan estimate will list your loan's interest rate and monthly payment. It will also estimate ...

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Aug. 23, 2023

Where are mortgage rates headed?

 

August 13, 2023, 5:00 pm By 

Last week ended with a wild ride for mortgage rates. We anticipated the two inflation reports could help mortgage rates, however, we had a bad bond auction last Thursday, and the 10-year yield rose sharply. Weekly active inventory grew slowly again ...

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Aug. 18, 2023

Housing starts tick back up in July in spite of headwinds

 

August 16, 2023, 2:33 pm By 

Housing starts picked up significantly in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.452 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That was up 3.9% from June and up 5.9% from a year ago. Meanwhile, permits ...

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Aug. 17, 2023

Million-dollar homes nearing 10% of market as property prices rise

 
 
 

August 11, 2023, 8:20 pm By 

Nearly one in ten homes in the U.S. are worth at least $1 million dollars, close to all-time-high levels of June 2022, according to a new report from Redfin.

Just over 8% of homes are worth $1 ...

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Aug. 17, 2023

Inflation data laying groundwork for the Fed to pivot

 

August 10, 2023, 11:24 am By 

Has the recent inflation data given the Federal Reserve a pathway for a 2024 pivot? The Fed has whispered about what can happen if the inflation growth rate falls more into 2024 and it’s a positive take. Some have thought the ...

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