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Where are the Millennials looking to buy a home
Where are the Millennials looking to buy a home? According to Realtor.com, the answer is a mix of the usual Millennial magnet cities and a few surprising markets.   In rank order, Realtor.com’s new list of the Top Cities for Millennials are Salt Lake City; Miami; Orlando; Seattle; Houston; Los... Keep Reading....
More than 1.7 million loans were originated on residential properties (one-to-four units) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to new statistics released by ATTOM Data Solutions. This level represents a 15 percent decline from the previous quarter but a two percent year-over-year gain. The... more
Well, it looks like the Millennials are finally making their presence known in housing
Well, it looks like the Millennials are finally making their presence known in housing. According to new data from Ellie Mae, mortgages to Millennial borrowers for new home purchases accounted for 84 percent of closed loans during January, up from 82 percent in December and up from 77 percent from... more
Pending home sales in January hit their lowest level in a year, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Pending home sales in January hit their lowest level in a year, according to data released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).   The trade group’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) fell by decreased 2.8 percent to 106.4 in January from an upwardly revised 109.5 in December. Last month’s... more
This year’s housing market is starting off on a strong lead, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
This year’s housing market is starting off on a strong lead, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).   There were 555,000 new single-family houses sold in January, which is 3.7 percent above the revised December rate of 535... more