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Mortgage rates spike in "fresh" blow to housing market, WSJ says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 11th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates retreat, but housing supply crunch won"t let up

Rates for home loans edged lower in the most recent week, but a few basis points of financing relief won’t help the housing market as much as fresh inventory would......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2018

U.S. housing market faces "5-percent" test

The U.S. housing market, already struggling with tight inventory and rising building costs, faces a fresh headwind as 30-year mortgage rates rise close to the 5 percent threshold for the first time in years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 1st, 2018

U.S. housing market faces "5-percent" test

The U.S. housing market, already struggling with tight inventory and rising building costs, faces a fresh headwind as 30-year mortgage rates rise close to the 5 percent threshold for the first time in years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 1st, 2018

Housing market remains strong, despite mortgage rate worries

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, and that's led some to worry that mortgage rates will spike and put an end to the housing boom in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 26th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates march to fresh 7-year high

Rates for home loans roared higher as investors sold bonds, setting up a fresh test for the strained housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates march even higher, reach new 7-year high

Rates for home loans roared higher as investors sold bonds, setting up a fresh test for the strained housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates reach seven-year high in a housing market reckoning

Rates for home loans powered to the highest since 2011, setting up a fresh test for a housing market already strained by lean supply and surging prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits 3½ year low as housing crunch worsens

A measure of home builder sentiment touched its lowest in more than three years as housing market headwinds gathered steam, and the industry group that compiles the tracker blamed rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch5 hr. 7 min. ago

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide to 3-month low, as housing market green shoots appear

Rates for home loans fell again, touching a 3-month low, even as other affirmations of buyer demand resurfaced in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

Mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates drop to lowest level since September

December may be a slow month traditionally for the housing market, but mortgage lenders are suddenly getting busier......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 12th, 2018

These are the most expensive zip codes in Massachusetts — and the country

What sort of salary does it take to gain entry to Nantucket's housing market? Roughly $314,000 a year. A Business Journals analysis of home-value data and mortgage rates in more than 15,000 ZIP codes nationally confirms some conventional Bay Stat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2018

Mortgage rates drop to 2-month low—an unexpected holiday gift to housing

Mortgage rates are falling sharply, as investors head to the relative safe-haven of the bond market. The average rate on the 30-year fixed has fallen 21 basis points in the past week to 4.73 percent today, according to Mortgage News Daily. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 6th, 2018

Mortgage rates hold near recent lows, a lonely bit of good news for the housing market

Rates for home loans stayed pat in the most recent week, offering would-be home buyers and refinancers another shot at ownership even as housing-market dark clouds gather......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 30th, 2018

Mortgage rates hold near recent lows, a solitary bit of good news for the housing market

Rates for home loans stayed pat in the most recent week, offering would-be home buyers and refinancers another shot at ownership even as housing-market dark clouds gather......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018

October New-Home Sales Are Hit by Sharpest Drop Since 2017

Rising mortgage rates, higher material and labor prices, as well as a tax law passed in 2017 contributed to the lackluster performance in the segment of the housing market that helps drive economic growth through construction work......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

What"s in store for the Triangle"s 2019 housing market?

News in the housing market has been less than rosy across the country in recent months, as home sales have begun to slow down and even decline amid rising mortgage rates. Those national trends have surfaced in the Triangle as well, where the reside.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

U.S. new home sales drop to more than 2-1/2-year low

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to a more than 2-1/2-year low in October amid sharp declines in all four regions, further evidence that higher mortgage rates were hurting the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Home-Price Gains Continue to Slow in September

Home-price gains slowed in September for the sixth consecutive month, another sign that rising mortgage rates are helping sap the momentum out of the housing market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 28th, 2018

Home Sales Suffer Largest Annual Drop in Four Years

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted their largest annual decline since 2014 in October, as the housing market continues to sputter due to higher mortgage rates that are reducing home affordability......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

Home sales suffer largest annual drop in four years

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted their largest annual decline since 2014 in October, as the housing market continues to sputter due to higher mortgage rates that are reducing home affordability......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2018