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U.S. Home Sales Could Grow if Inventory Improves

U.S. Home Sales Could Grow if Inventory Improves

According to Freddie Mac's July 2018 Housing Forecast, exceptionally low housing supply and weaker affordability slowed the housing market in the first half of 2018, but total sales activity should still slightly top year-ago levels. Read More »


Asian Renters Can Afford Twice as Expensive Homes as Black Renters in U.S.

Asian Renters Can Afford Twice as Expensive Homes as Black Renters in U.S.

Based on a new rental housing report by Zillow, rent options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Read More »

U.S. Mortgage Credit Increased in June

U.S. Mortgage Credit Increased in June

According to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability increased in June 2018. A decline in the MCAI indicates that lending standards are tightening, while increases in the index are indicative of loosening credit. Read More »

U.S. Architecture Billings Index Upticks in May

U.S. Architecture Billings Index Upticks in May

According to the American Institute of Architects, architecture firm billings grew in May 2018, marking the eighth consecutive month of solid growth. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica's Newest Luxury Superyacht Destination Now Under Construction Read More »

Last Updated July 30, 2018 9:02 AM ET

Atlanta Property News

According to the National Association of Home Builders, confidence in the U.S. multifamily housing market remained positive in the first quarter of 2018. The MPI remained unchanged from last quarter, coming in at a reading of 53, while the MVI remained essentially unchanged at 42.

According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this 2018 Memorial Day weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than a dozen years.

According to a new report by CBRE, the recently enacted U.S. tax reform is poised to benefit the U.S. multifamily investment market.

According to the National Association of Realtors, pending U.S. home sales inched higher for the second consecutive month in March 2018, but unrelenting inventory constraints once again kept overall activity below year ago levels.

The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points from the previous quarter and back to the same level as the third quarter of 2017.

U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017.

Over 64 million Americans live in multigenerational households, which is based on a report by the Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C.

According to Zillow, U.S. home values have been appreciating more per working hour than local minimum wage pays in about half of the nation's 50 largest cities.

Health systems and hospitals can generate significant cost savings, secure capital to invest in technology and care delivery,

Based on new construction employment analysis from the National Association of Home Builders, over 9.8 million people worked in the U.S. construction industry in 2016, and more than 3.8 million of them worked in residential construction.

Aa decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 7.0 percent in February 2018 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. dropped after nine consecutive weeks of increases in late March 2018.

First-time buyers in the U.S. looking for an affordable home may have the best luck in Florida.

Median home prices in U.S. zip codes in the highest 20 percent for environmental hazard risk appreciated at a faster pace than the overall U.S housing market over the past year.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 16, 2018, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 6.6 percent from one week earlier.

Existing-home sales in the U.S. slumped for the second consecutive month in January 2018, and experienced their largest decline on an annual basis in over three years. All major regions saw monthly and annual sales declines last month.

Based on Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, showing the 30-year fixed mortgage rate hitting its highest mark since December 2016. The U.S. weekly average 30-year fixed mortgage rate rocketed up 10 basis points to 4.32 percent this week.

U.S. builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a reading of 71, up 12 points from the previous quarter. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.


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