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MBA

Mortgage Delinquencies Dropped to 18-Year Low in the Fourth Quarter of 2018

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.06 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the fourth
ABC National

Construction Input Price Declines Carry into 2019, Says ABC

Construction input prices fell 0.7 percent on a monthly basis in January yet are up 1.6 percent year-over-year according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau
MBA

2018 Ends on a High Note with a 14 Percent Rise in Commercial/Multifamily Borrowing

A strong final three months of the year helped commercial and multifamily mortgage originations increase by three percent in 2018, according to preliminary estimates from the Mortgage Bankers
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decline in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 3.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending
NAR

Metro Home Prices Jump 4 Percent in 2018’s Fourth Quarter

Inventory increased and metro market prices rose at a slower pace in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in January

Mortgage credit availability increased in January according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 2.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 3.0 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending
NAR

Pending Home Sales Dip 2.2 Percent in December

Pending home sales declined as a whole in December, but for the second straight month the Western region experienced a slight increase, according to the National Association of Realtors
ABC National

December Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated December not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor
ABC National

November Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated November construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today
MBA

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 2.7 percent from one week earlier,  according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week
NAR

Existing-Home Sales See 6.4 Percent Drop in December

After two consecutive months of increases, existing-home sales declined in the month of December, according to the National Association of Realtors®. None of the four major U.S. regions saw a gain in sales activity last month.
NAR

Homeownership Part of “American Dream”; Housing Costs Deterrent for Non-Owners

Homeowners and non-homeowners both strongly consider homeownership part of the American Dream. That is according to new consumer survey data from the National Association of Realtors®, which revealed that among those polled, approximately 75 percent of non-homeowners believe
MBA

Alden Knowlton Promoted to Associate Vice President of Political Affairs

Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), today announced that Alden Knowlton has earned the promotion to Associate Vice President for Political Affairs within the association's Legislative and Political Affairs team, effective immediately.
MBA

December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 6.1 Percent

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 6.1 percent from a year ago. Compared to November 2018, applications decreased by 13 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns
AGC

CONSTRUCTION COSTS DIP IN DECEMBER BUT MOST MATERIALS AND SERVICES PRICES ACCELERATE IN 2018;...

After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data.
US Housing Market in 2019

Experts Lay Out Their Predictions for the US Housing Market in 2019

Last year, many observers expressed their concerns about the new tax laws and what effect they could have on the housing market. However, the limitations placed on property tax and mortgage interest deductions did not have the dampening effect they expected. As a matter of fact, rising home prices and rising mortgage rates did more to slow down the market
NAHB

Lower Interest Rates Stabilize Builder Confidence

Buoyed by falling mortgage rates, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to 58 in January on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
NAHB

NAHB Study Shows Nearly 130,000 Households Priced Out of Housing Market with Each $1,000...

According to a recent study by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), a $1,000 increase in the cost of a median-priced newly-built home pushes 127,560 prospective buyers out of the market. In other words, based on their incomes, these households would be able to qualify for a mortgage to purchase the home before the price increase, but not afterward.

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MBA

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications increased 1.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 15, 2019

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CNBC

Mortgage applications surge 13.5% as borrowers rush to take advantage of...

Mortgage application volume rose 13.5 percent last week, compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index. That is its highest level since February and came after a 23 percent jump