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Entry-Level Home Values Rose Twice as Fast as Top Tier: Zillow
" Zillow chief economist Svenja Gudell said in a news release. "The housing market is much more forgiving for current homeowners looking to move into a bigger, more expensive home. These buyers......

REALTORS® Reported Strong Buyer Traffic Amid Tight Supply in Many States in March‒May 2016
monthly REALTORS ® Confidence Index Survey , the National Association of REALTORS ® (NAR) asks members to rate the past month’s buyer and seller traffic in the neighborhood or area where they......

May 2016 Existing-Home Sales
NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity increased for the third consecutive month, as May’s existing-home sales reached the 5.53 million seasonally......

Brexit Hits Home. Five Questions for the U.S. Housing Market
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It’s a Good Time to Lock in Mortgage Rates
fixed-rate mortgage continues to hover near its lowest average in three years. "Mortgage rates have been slow to adjust to the 10-year Treasury yield, which has increased 12 basis points since......

Lock your mortgage rate ASAP, lenders say
long. That's today's advice from mortgage brokers and loan officers. Mortgage rates dropped about one-eighth of a percentage point Friday morning, following Thursday's Brexit vote, in which......

New Home Sales Down 6% in May
reassuring that the new home market isn’t headed for trouble. "Although new home sales are down from a robust reading in April, they remain solid and builder confidence in the market is growing......

This Summer, Homes Are Selling Faster
the month. Still, compared with June 2015, listing inventory dropped 5 percent. NAR's latest report : Existing-Home Sales at Highest Pace in 9 Years The low inventories are pushing up......

Chicago-Area Home Sales Rise in May
Chicago area as a whole, average prices are drifting higher as fewer foreclosures occur at ultra low prices. Only 14.2% of home sales in the metro area were foreclosures, the lowest since 2009......

Maine Home Sales Up More Than 25% in May
median sale price fell by 27.6% to $72,000. Nationally, existing home sales increased by 4.7% in May compared with a year earlier, the National Association of Realtors reported Wednesday. The......

Renters Are Making More, And Landlords Get It All
A popular narrative of the housing market has been that big city prices are locking out young buyers, feeding a cycle in which a growing number of people are forced to rent at ever higher rates as......

Marin Median Home Price Hits All-Time High of $1.2M
in the San Francisco Bay Area rose to an all-time high and home sales fell on a year-over-year basis," said Andrew LePage, research analyst with CoreLogic, in a statement. The data service......

Highlights of May 2016 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey
2016 REALTORS ® Confidence Index Survey Report . The indices also indicate that housing market activity was substantially unchanged compared to one month ago and one year ago. [1] Across all......

How Long Can It Last in Miami?
It's a trend that can't last forever: Home sales in Miami-Dade County are falling, but prices are still going up. Total existing home sales slid to 2,435 in May, down 10.4 percent annually......

Prices Rising Faster in Washington Than in Any Other State
37 percent from four years prior, according to Zillow data on median home sales. It's the first time the state has surpassed its old price record reached in summer 2007, before the housing market......

Bay Area Prices Up, Sales Down from 2015
2015, the Bay Area median was $700,000. "Job growth and low mortgage rates are continuing to fuel a healthy demand" for homes, said Andrew LePage, a research analyst for CoreLogic, the real......

Sales of New Homes Declined in May from Eight-Year High
of new homes declined in May from an eight-year high as the housing market continued to display the choppy progress that's been a hallmark of the recovery. Sales fell 6% to a 551,000 annualized......

Mortgage Rates Remain Stable Although 10-Year Yield Rises
Mortgage rates are up two basis points over the previous week, but they are not increasing as fast as the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.56%......

Mortgage Rates: Brexit or No, Borrowing is Cheap
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Stop First-Time Buyers From Making Mistakes
hasty real estate decision, doing so could lead to financial remorse or home buyer regret, according to Curbed.com. In their article, real estate professionals share some of the top mistakes......

Here They Are: The Top 20 Markets for June
The overall residential housing market is heating up this summer, but a markets in a few cities across the country are in a league of their own, notes Jonathan Smoke, realtor.com®’s chief......

Do Geopolitical Events Influence the Housing Market?
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Mortgage rates for Thursday, June 23
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National mortgage rates for June 23, 2016
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