· Home shoppers signed 1.5% fewer contracts to buy existing homes in April compared with March, according to the National Association of realtors’ pending home sales index. sales.
The previous month was revised up from 0.3% percent change in April to instead reflect a 0.4. existing-home price for all housing types reached an all-time high in June. The FHFA house price index.
NABE: Economic uncertainties remain, with one exception What to watch out for in the 2014 MBS market The Agency MBS-U.S. Treasury basis has remained fairly stable as the market wrestles with shifting rate expectations. agency mbs bonds posted a positive return of 0.5 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Yields ended the quarter at 2.9 percent, roughly unchanged from the end of 2016.Another line of research, and the one pursued in this paper, considers the question of the timing of climate policy, or, in other words, how soon and how stringently to control emissions, in the face of a variety of uncertainties and irreversibilities, both physical and economic. policy decisions (including a decision to do nothing, which is atThis is how Amazon’s presence is transforming Arlington’s housing market Video renderings of the to-be-completed arlington sports district that the city hoped would lure Amazon’s HQ2. City of Arlington Arlington’s proposal to turn Globe Life Park into Amazon’s HQ2.CoreLogic: Negative equity props up home prices in toughest markets Servicers begin using HAMP for AG settlement relief New research shows that there are potentially hundreds of uses of cannabis and hemp beyond pharmacology, natural medicine, and recreational drug use. Many complementary industries in the agricultural,CoreLogic: Negative equity props up home prices in toughest markets | HousingWire Many housing markets may be undersupplied because underwater borrowers are unable to put their homes up for sale. According to CoreLogic, this paradox may actually be pushing prices upward for some.
Total existing-home sales – completed transactions including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops – eased back 0.4% from March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.19.
After April’s disappointing drop in all segments of the home-sales data, existing home sales were expected to rebound (again) in May and surprised modestly to the upside. Existing home sales rose 2.5% MoM to 5.34mm in May (and saw a modest upward revision in April) However, existing home sales have declined on a YoY basis for 15 straight months.
The median price in the Northeast was $277,700, up 0.9% from April 2018. In the Midwest, existing-home sales saw relatively no percentage change from the month prior, as the annual rate remained 1.17 million, which is 7.9% below April 2018 levels. The median price in the Midwest was $210,500, an increase of 5.5% from a year ago.
Consumer confidence stabilizes after a series of declines seven points to report the highest consumer confidence index score, surpassing Indonesia (123), which previously held the top spot for five consecutive quarters. Portugal reported the lowest consumer confidence score (48), a decline of three points compared to the previous quarter.
Existing-home sales in the South modestly dropped 0.4% to an annual rate of 2.27 million in April, down 1.7% from a year ago. The median price in the South was $236,800, up 4.4% from a year ago. Existing-home sales in the West grew 1.8% to an annual rate of 1.11 million in April, 5.9% below a year ago.
According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home sales fell 0.4% in April from March to an annual rate of sales of less than 5.2 million..
· Existing-homes sales fall slightly as home prices hit an all-time high.. Existing-home sales fell 0.4 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.43 million, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Sales have fallen year over year for three months, and is 3 percent lower than a year ago..
The number of new contracts for existing home sales barely made it onto the bottom rung of analysts’ expectations in May. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said its Pending Home Sales Index.
Nevada AG: Criminal actions coming to servicing industry soon A criminal investigation continues. José Manuel Soria, Spain’s minister for industry. his actions – and ultimately face the judge.” Panama’s banking regulators and securities commission are.