California's Housing Market Retreats
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:27:56 GMT
California's housing market retreats for third straight month as affordability crunch dampens demand.
Home Prices Up 5.3% in July
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:27:28 GMT
U.S. home-sale prices increased 5.3 percent in July to a median of $307,400, compared to a year ago.
New Single-Family Home Size Continues Downward Trend
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:26:55 GMT
Continuing a multiyear trend, new single-family home size decreased during the second quarter of 2018.
Unemployment Numbers Continue To Improve
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:25:19 GMT
Unemployment rates were lower in July in 11 states, higher in 2 states, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Mortgage Rates Step Back
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:02:30 GMT
Freddie Mac reports 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.53 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending August 16, 2018, down from last week when it averaged 4.59 percent.
Flat Conditions for Housing Starts
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:02:00 GMT
Total housing starts posted a slight increase in July as markets face headwinds in the form of rising construction costs and growing affordability concerns.