Fed puts interest rate hikes on hold

The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would hold the federal funds rate in a range between 2.25 percent and 2.5 percent due to a strong labor market and robust economic activity.

Pending home sales fall in December

The National Association of Realtors Pending Homes Sales Index declined 9.8 percent year-over-year in December, marking the 12th straight month of annual decreases.

Home price growth slows across the country

Experts believe that appreciation will continue to fall below 5 percent in 2019, but homes remain unaffordable for many.

Will declining mortgage rates reverse static home sales?

Mortgage rates continued along their downward trend to end the year, according to the latest data from Freddie Mac, released Thursday.

Zillow: Most Americans would rather renovate than move

To stay or go, that is the question. Turns out, most Americans would rather fix up their current home than move, according to a new study from Zillow.

What does the stock market tumble mean for real estate?

The Dow Jones dropped more than 800 points on Wednesday, the third biggest point drop of the year and the biggest drop since February. As investors sell-off stock and the benchmark yield rises, what does it mean for the real estate industry? Well for o…

Mortgage rate increases to 4.72%, highest level in over 7 years

Last week, the rate was at 4.65 percent. Last year at this time, it averaged only 3.83 percent.

US refinance loan originations have dropped to a 4-year low

Weakening mortgage demand caused by rising mortgage rates has slowed loan originations to its lowest level since Q1 2014, according to Attom Data Solutions’ latest report.

Housing in 2020: Construction Costs Grow, Mortgage Rates Slow

Where will housing be in 2020? According to the latest Metrostudy predictions, if all continues on its current track, construction costs could continue to increase, and mortgage rates could reel in. While rates have increased in the last six months, impacting affordability, the rise is not significant according to historical trends, says Mark Bound, chief […]

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Mortgage rates inch back slightly, yet remain mostly flat since spring

Mortgage rates inched back for the third straight week according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac’s most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey.