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May Real Estate Roundup

Market Update Slow “Start” to Spring Home Construction Housing Starts and Building Permits for single-family homes fell from February to March, while sales of existing homes also declined for the second month in a row. Consumer inflation remains red hot. Single-family Starts, Existing Home Sales Decline Ongoing supply chain disruptions continue to impact the construction of […]

May Mortgage Monthly

Market Update Slow “Start” to Spring Home Construction Housing Starts and Building Permits for single-family homes fell from February to March, while sales of existing homes also declined for the second month in a row. Consumer inflation remains red hot. Single-family Starts, Existing Home Sales Decline Ongoing supply chain disruptions continue to impact the construction of […]

The Future of Home Price Appreciation

Many consumers are wondering what will happen to home price appreciation over the next few years. Some are concerned that the recent run-up in home prices will lead to a situation similar to the housing crash 15 years ago. However, experts say the market is totally different today. For example, Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist […]

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

There’s never been a truer statement regarding forecasting mortgage rates than the one offered last year by Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American: “You know, the fallacy of economic forecasting is: Don’t ever try and forecast interest rates and or, more specifically, if you’re a real estate economist mortgage rates, because you will always […]

Using Your Tax Refund

If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. For buyers, that might include things like your down payment and closing costs. And for sellers, you’re probably working on a bit of spring cleaning and maintenance to spruce up your house before you list it. Either […]