According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales increased in all four major regions in June 2018, but overall activity lagged year ago levels for the sixth straight month.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. decreased for the third straight month in June 2018, as declines in the South and West exceeded sales gains in the Northeast and Midwest.
According to a new report from the American Institute of Architects, U.S. Architecture firm billings slowed in June 2018, but remained positive for the ninth consecutive month. AIA's Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June was 51.3 compared to 52.8 in May.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 13, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 2.5 percent from one week earlier.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates slightly moved up over the past week. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac's chief economist, says mortgage rates were mostly unchanged.
U.S. mortgage applications increased 2.5 percent from one week earlier. This week's results included an adjustment for the 2018 Fourth of July holiday. The Market Composite Index increased 2.5 percent.
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.
Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey is reporting that U.S. mortgage rates over the past week maintained their recent slide. After a rapid increase throughout most of the spring, mortgage rates have now declined in five of the past six weeks.
According to Freddie Mac's June 2018 Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates declined over the past week and have now retreated in four of the past five weeks.
According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales decreased modestly in May 2018, and have now fallen on an annualized basis for the fifth straight month. A larger decline in contract activity in the South offset gains in the Northeast, Midwest and West.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. fell back for the second straight month in May 2018, as only the Northeast region saw an uptick in activity.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates inched back over the past week and have now declined in three of the past four weeks. "Mortgage rates remained mostly tranquil heading into the first week of summer, declining five basis points to 4.57 percent"
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, after declining for two straight weeks, U.S. mortgage rates reversed direction this week and rose to their second highest level this year.
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.