According to Freddie Mac's May 2018 Outlook Report, swift U.S. home-price growth and the ongoing climb in mortgage rates this year have made buying a home more expensive, but home sales are still on track to squeak out a gain in 2018.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates dipped for the second consecutive week of June 2018. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined two basis points to 4.54 percent.
New research shows a household's primary residence is its largest asset and continues to provide an important building block for long-term financial security.
After two straight months of modest increases, pending home sales in U.S. dipped in April 2018 to their third-lowest level over the past year. All major regions saw no gain in contract activity last month.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates moved up over the past week to their highest level since May 5, 2011.
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.
Based on Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, after plateauing in recent weeks, U.S. mortgage rates reversed course and reached a new high last seen eight years ago.
According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index released this week, strong U.S. wage growth more than offset an increase in mortgage interest rates to boost nationwide housing affordability in the first quarter of 2018.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged over the past week in early May 2018. The minimal movement of mortgage rates in these last three weeks reflects the current economic nirvana of a tight labor market.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 4, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 0.4 percent from one week earlier.
According to the National Association of Home Builders' 55+ Housing Market Index released this past week, U.S. builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped five points to 66 in the first quarter of 2018.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, after steadily rising in most of April 2018, the average U.S. mortgage rate dipped slightly over the past week.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average U.S. mortgage rate continued its upward trajectory, as seen in most of 2018 to date.
According to he Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 20, 2018, mortgage applications in the U.S. decreased 0.2 percent from one week earlier,
Existing-home sales in the U.S. grew for the second consecutive month in March 2018, but lagging inventory levels and affordability constraints kept sales activity below year ago levels.
According to new research from the Up for Growth National Coalition, ECONorthwest, and Holland Government Affairs, from 2000 to 2015, the U.S. fell 7.3 million units short of meeting housing demand.
Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks in the U.S. made an average profit of $711 on each loan they originated in 2017, down from $1,346 per loan in 2016.
According the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 69 in April 2018 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).