FHFA House Price Index

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Reblogged from MBS Highway: https://www.mbshighway.com/gallery/FHFA-8-27-2019-png   The FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) released their House Price Index, which measures home price appreciation on single-family homes with conforming loan amounts.  Today’s report showed that home prices rose 0.2% in June and 4.8% year over year.  This was a slight decline from the previous report, which was reported at 5.2%.  Remember that …

New Home Sales

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Reblogged from: https://www.mbshighway.com/gallery/New-Home-Sales-July-8-23-2019-png   New Home Sales, which measures signed contracts on new homes, were down 12.8% in July, which was much less than the unchanged reading expected.  But that does not tell the whole story.  The June report, which was already up 7%, was revised significantly higher by 82,000 sales to a 12-year high.  When taking the revision into …

Housing Starts

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Reblogged from: https://www.mbshighway.com/gallery/Housing-Starts-8-16-2019-png     Housing Starts were down 4% in the month of July, which was worse than expectations.  But the decline was all in multi-family starts.  Single-family starts were actually up 1.3% and are up 2% year over year, which is really what’s most important for the housing market.Permits, which are a good forward looking indicator, showed some …

CoreLogic Loan Performance

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Reblogged from MBS Highway: https://www.mbshighway.com/gallery/CoreLogic-Loan-Performance-8-13-2019-png     CoreLogic released their Loan Performance report for the month of April.  Loans 30-days or more past due remained stable at 3.6%, while seriously delinquent loans, which is defined as 90-days or more, also remained unchanged at 1.3%.  Seriously delinquent homes in foreclosure were unchanged at 0.4%.  Incomes and home price growth continue to …

New Home Sales

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New Home Sales, which measures signed contracts on new homes, were up 7% in June, which was stronger that the 5.3% gain expected.  When taking the negative revision to the previous month into account, there was really only a 3.2% gain.  This is still a decent bounce back and sales are up 4.5% on a year over year basis.   …

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Thank you Dustin for the awesome review.  I hope you enjoy your new beautiful Bloomfield home.   The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer.  my website at: www.julieCnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions, NMLS #280620.   Download my mobile app from the app store: https://apply.highlandsmortgage.com/cs6zs

Real Estate Heat Index

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View the FULL report online here: https://www.fivestarprofessional.com/content/images/heatindex/DALMP19_2019_6_72.pdf to see more information about how the Dallas/Fort Worth market compares nationally to other markets.     The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.julieCnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions, NMLS #280620.  Download my mobile …

Pending Home Sales

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Pending Home Sales, which measures signed contracts on existing homes and is a good leading indicator for Existing Home Sales, were up 1.1% in May.  This was slightly stronger than expectations looking for a 1% gain.  Pending Home Sales are now down only 0.7%, improved from down 2% year over year     Reblogged from MBS Highway: https://www.mbshighway.com/gallery/Pending-Home-Sales-6-27-2019-png   The …

First-Time homebuyer facts 1 of 5

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Interesting First Time homebuyer facts (Part 1)       The views expressed are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer. Visit my website at: www.julieCnichols.com or contact me with any of your home loan questions, NMLS #280620.  Download my mobile app from the app store: https://apply.highlandsmortgage.com/cs6zs      [tags Mortgage, Real Estate], [category Mortgage], …

FHFA House Price Index

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The FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) released their House Price Index, which measures home price appreciation on single-family homes with conforming loan amounts.  Today’s report showed that home prices rose 0.4% in April, which was double the expectations.  The year over year appreciation rate increased from 4.9% to 5.2%.     Reblogged from MBS Highway: https://www.mbshighway.com/gallery/FHFA-6-25-2019-png