Builder confidence in single-family home sales remains solid

The National Association of Home Builders’ index for newly built single-family homes rose 1 percentage point month-over-month to 68, continuing a five-month trend of scores in the high 60s.

Uh-oh: High-risk home loans are on the rise again

Now that these buyers have relatively easy access to credit (albeit at a high risk), they’re snapping up homes at the lowest price tier and driving up home prices.

Homeowners delay selling during prolonged winter: Redfin

Redfin’s Housing Demand Index, which is based on Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers across 15 major metro areas, fell 6.5 percentage points to 105 in March — the second consecutive month of declines this year.

Homebuyers unfazed by possibility of rising mortgage rates: Redfin

Buyer demand has continued to remain high despite bustling home prices, low inventory and the recently passed tax reform. So what would drive down demand? According to Redfin’s latest survey, not much …

Redfin says housing demand was ‘virtually flat’ for fourth month straight

Redfin’s Housing Demand Index, which is based on Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers across 15 major metro areas, fell 0.6 percentage points from November (128.3) to December (127.6) — the fourth consecutive month of “virtually flat” readings …

How high will homebuyers go?

While some might have expected the record-breaking home price growth and historically low inventory levels seen in 2017 to push buyers away, buyer demand remained strong, and those who had the extra cash to be competitive in a seller’s market showed up in full force — something that is evidenced in Zillow’s latest home sales analysis …

Housing shortage softening buyer demand in major US metros

Redfin’s Housing Demand Index, which is based on Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, fell 6.2 percentage points from October (136) to November (127) — the third consecutive month of declines after a summer of “virtually flat” re…