Daily Rate Update: August 19th-23rd

Daily Rate Update: August 19th-23rd

Friday – August 23, 2019 Sales of newly-constructed single-family homes fell in July from June, though the numbers in June were revised sharply higher. Low mortgage rates have been a support mechanism for the housing market while low inventories and a...
Back to School 2019: Moving with Kids

Back to School 2019: Moving with Kids

A new report from the National Association of Realtors, 2019 Moving With Kids, explores the various home buying habits and seller preferences of those who have children under the age of 18 years old  living in the home. The report found that buyers with children...
Daily Rate Update: August 12th-16th

Daily Rate Update: August 12th-16th

Friday – August 16, 2019 New home construction across the US in July declined from June falling for the third straight month, due in part to a drop in multi-family dwellings. US housing starts fell nearly 4% in July from May to an annual rate of 1.191 million...
It’s Just The Facts: July 2019

It’s Just The Facts: July 2019

It’s Just The Facts: July 2019 GOING, GOING, GONE – 7,037 American retail stores have closed YTD through 6/30/19, already exceeding the 5,864 closures that occurred during all of calendar year 2018. This year’s store closures are on pace to exceed the...
Daily Rate Update: August 5th-9th

Daily Rate Update: August 5th-9th

Friday – August 9, 2019 Fannie Mae reports that due to improving job and mortgage rate expectations, its housing sentiment survey hit a fresh high in July. The Home Purchase Sentiment Index rose 2.2 points in July to 93.7, a new survey high. Five of the six...