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Pending U.S. Home Sales Ticked Up Last Month, Slipped YOY

Pending U.S. Home Sales Ticked Up Last Month, Slipped YOY

Having dropped 2.3 percent in September, the National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index, a seasonally adjusted index for which 100 denotes “an average level” of activity, ticked up 7.5 percent in October to 125.2. On a year-over-year basis, however, the index was down 1.4 percent, closed sales... Read More »

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S Inches Up, But…

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S Inches Up, But…

Having ascended 7.0 percent in September, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. inched up 0.8 percent in October to an annual rate of 6.34 million sales. But sales were down 5.8 percent on a year-over-year basis, representing the third straight month of year-over-year declines, the... Read More »

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Ascends, But…

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Ascends, But…

Having dropped 2.0 percent in August, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. rose 7.0 percent in September to an annual rate of 6.29 million sales. That being said, sales were down on a year-over-year basis for the second month in a row, dropping 2.3 percent... Read More »

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Drops

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Drops

Having ticked up in July, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. dropped 2.0 percent in August to an annual rate of 5.88 million sales and was down 1.5 percent on a year-over-year basis, representing the first year-over-year decline in the pace of sales since July... Read More »

Pace of Existing-Home Sales Ticks Up, Median Price Slips

Pace of Existing-Home Sales Ticks Up, Median Price Slips

The seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. ticked up 2.0 percent last month to an annual rate of 5.99 million sales, which was 1.5 percent higher than at the same time last year, according to data from the National Association of Realtors, but 12.6 percent lower... Read More »

Pace and Price of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Tick Up, But…

Pace and Price of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Tick Up, But…

Having dropped to an 11-month low in May, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. ticked up 1.4 percent in June to an annual rate of 5.86 million sales, which was 22.9 percent higher than in June of last year, when pandemic-driven stay home orders were... Read More »

Mortgage Loan Activity Down 18 Percent, Year-Over-Year

While the number of homes for sale across the U.S. has ticked up, and the average 30-year rate is back under 3 percent, mortgage loan application volumes ticked down 4 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis over the past week. In fact, application volumes are now down 18 percent... Read More »

Purchase Loan Activity in the U.S. Drops, Down 17 Percent YOY

Mortgage loan application volumes in the U.S. dropped 7 percent over the past week, including a 6 percent drop in purchase mortgage activity, which was down 17 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. And with refinancing activity having dropped 8 percent over the past... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Inches Back Over 3 Percent

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Inches Back Over 3 Percent

The average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has inched up 9 basis points (0.09 percentage points) over the past week to 3.02 percent, which is the highest average rate in two months but still 11 basis points lower than at the same time last year and around half... Read More »

Pace of New Home Sales Drops, Inventory Hits a 14-Month High

Pace of New Home Sales Drops, Inventory Hits a 14-Month High

Despite inventory levels having ticked up to a 14-month high, the seasonally adjusted pace of new single-family home sales in the U.S. dropped 5.9 percent last month to an annualized rate of 769,000 sales, which is slowest pace in a year and down 22.6 percent since the start of... Read More »