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NAR

Pending Home Sales Retreat 2.8% in January, but Climb From Last Year

National
Pending home sales took a step backward in January as inventory constraints continue to hold back prospective buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases Slightly to 5.23 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased by 1 basis point from 5.22% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 5.23%
AGC

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING RISES IN JANUARY AS PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR STAGES RARE GAIN, BUT RISING...

National
Private Nonresidential Market Shrinks 10 Percent Since January 2020 with Declines in All 11 Segments; Growing Cancellations, Proposed Labor Law Change Threaten to Harm Employers

Strong real estate market continues into the new year

National
South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its January 2021 statewide real estate market data, showing a continuation of the trends seen throughout 2020, including high sales, low inventory and rising prices.
Mileage tracking

How can real estate firms manage expenses effectively

National
Expense management for a real estate business can be trickier than typical in-office expense management. Real estate agents usually travel to meet clients, and businesses are conducted outside of the office and not from a fixed location.
CHA

CHA launches JobsPlus program at Dearborn Homes that connects residents to opportunities

National
The Chicago Housing Authority launched its JobsPlus program at Dearborn Homes virtually Wednesday, officially kicking off a program that supports residents with employment, education and financial services. It was made possible through a $2.8 million
ABC National

Monthly Construction Input Prices Surge 2.5% in January, Says ABC

National
Construction input prices increased 2.5% in January 2021 compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases January 2021 Statistics on Housing Market

National
Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its January 2021 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta.
NAR

Pending Home Sales Inch Back 0.3% in December

National
Despite dropping slightly in the last month of 2020, the latest pending home sales registered as the highest ever recorded in the month of December, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The decrease marks the fourth consecutive month
MBA

Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Decreased in January

National
Delinquency rates for mortgages backed by commercial and multifamily properties decreased in January, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest monthly MBA CREF Loan Performance Survey.
AGC

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIVERGES IN DECEMBER WITH SLUMP IN PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR, MIXED PUBLIC WORK,...

National
Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Public Works Will Decline Amid Ongoing Pandemic Concerns, Worsening State
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases Slightly to 5.38%

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance increased slightly from 5.37% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 5.38%
NAHB

New Home Sales Hold Steady in December

National
Higher home prices stemming from rising lumber and other building material costs as well as a lack of inventory due to a shortage of buildable lots offset solid demand for new home sales in December.
NAR

Existing-Home Sales Rise 0.7% in December, Annual Sales See Highest Level Since 2006

National
Existing-home sales rose in December, with home sales in 2020 reaching their highest level since 2006, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Activity in the major regions was mixed on a month-over-month basis

South Carolina real estate market closes out 2020 with record-breaking year in sales

National
South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its December 2020 statewide real estate market data and its 2020 annual market report and video. The data show a record-breaking year despite the pandemic

Senior Housing Wealth Reaches Record $7.82 Trillion

National
Homeowners 62 and older saw their housing wealth grow by 1.6 percent or $121 billion in the third quarter to a record $7.82 trillion from Q2 2020, the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association reported today in its quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index.

Ways to Make Your Home More Saleable

National
Spring is always the best time to sell your house, so if you are one of these people who are planning to sell, you might as well get your house ready for some interested buyers.  You must get your house ready in time for the busiest home-buying season
MBA

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.37 Percent

National
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased from 5.46% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 5.37% as of January 10, 2021.
NAHB

Remodeling Industry Confidence Is Strong Despite COVID-19

National
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the fourth quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 79. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers’ strong confidence in their markets, for projects
NAHB

Housing Starts End 2020 Strong; Risks Ahead

National
While housing starts ended the year on a strong note, rising lumber prices and increasing regulatory cost concerns could affect future production. Led by a solid, double-digit gain in single-family starts, overall housing starts increased 5.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.67 million units

Recent NAR Press Releases

NAR

Pending Home Sales Retreat 2.8% in January, but Climb From Last...

Pending home sales took a step backward in January as inventory constraints continue to hold back prospective buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors

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