Survey: Americans More Upbeat About Housing

Survey: Americans More Upbeat About Housing Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Americans continue to get more optimistic about the direction of the housing market, according to Fannie Mae’s September National Housing Survey of 1,000 Americans. In fact, Americans’ views on the direction of housing prices has remained positive for 11 consecutive…

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Mortgage Rates Reach New Record

Mortgage Rates Reach New Record Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 05, 2012 Fixed-rate mortgages set new all-time lows for the second consecutive week, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. “Fixed mortgage rates fell again this week to all-time record lows due to the mortgage securities purchases by the Federal Reserve…

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Falling Foreclosures Mark Big Step in Recovery

Falling Foreclosures Mark Big Step in Recovery Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 05, 2012 Foreclosures continue to show signs of dropping across the country. In August, there were 57,000 foreclosures completed nationwide, down from 75,000 one year ago, according to CoreLogic’s National Foreclosure Report for that month . As of August, about 1.3…

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Economists More Upbeat About Housing Recovery

Economists More Upbeat About Housing Recovery Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 03, 2012 The majority of economists surveyed by CNNMoney say the nation’s housing market is finally showing solid signs of a turnaround. Nine out of 14 economists surveyed say that prices have already started to — or will — rise this year.…

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CoreLogic: Home Prices Rise at Accelerated Levels

CoreLogic: Home Prices Rise at Accelerated Levels Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, October 03, 2012 Home prices rose in August by their largest amount since July 2006, CoreLogic reports in its August Home Price Index, which includes distressed sales. Home prices increased 4.6 percent year-over-year in August. This marks the sixth consecutive increase in…

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Home Ownership Rate Stands at 65.5%

Home Ownership Rate Stands at 65.5% Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 01, 2012 Americans still favor home ownership. The U.S. homeownership rate continues to remain around 65.5 percent, the U.S. Census Bureau reported late last week. The home ownership rate is nearly the same as it was in the second quarter of 2011…

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