Housing Market

Mortgage Market Review by MIG

2019-04-15T13:26:58-04:00

MARKET COMMENT
Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower which put a little upward pressure on rates. Rates were steady the first portion of the week. Factory orders fells 0.5% as expected. Most of the negative movement came Thursday and Friday

Mortgage Market Review by MIG2019-04-15T13:26:58-04:00

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® Releases Annual State of Hispanic Homeownership Report

2019-04-10T16:14:15-04:00

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®) today released the 2018 State of Hispanic Homeownership Report at the 2019 Housing Policy & Hispanic Lending Conference,

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® Releases Annual State of Hispanic Homeownership Report2019-04-10T16:14:15-04:00

In 2019 Homeowners Spent an Average of $20k in Prep and Fees to Sell their Homes

2019-04-09T15:33:46-04:00

Beyond closing costs, basic home-prep projects like painting and staging can cost home sellers thousands of dollars

Home sellers in the United States spend $20,851 on average to sell their homes, according to Zillow® and Thumbtack’s

In 2019 Homeowners Spent an Average of $20k in Prep and Fees to Sell their Homes2019-04-09T15:33:46-04:00

March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7 Percent

2019-04-09T15:13:24-04:00

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for March 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7 percent compared to a year ago. Compared to February 2019, applications increased by 19 percent. This change does

March New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 7 Percent2019-04-09T15:13:24-04:00

Homes with Chef-Inspired Kitchen Features Sell for Up to 34 Percent More; Yet Millennial Buyers Pay Premiums for Pizza and Wine

2019-04-05T15:35:57-04:00

Zillow analysis finds homes touting ‘steam ovens,’ ‘professional appliances,’ in sale listings sold for significantly more than similar homes, while ‘pizza ovens’ and ‘wine cellars’ command a higher premium in starter homes

A home’s listed features can have

Homes with Chef-Inspired Kitchen Features Sell for Up to 34 Percent More; Yet Millennial Buyers Pay Premiums for Pizza and Wine2019-04-05T15:35:57-04:00

Percentage of Purchase Loans Increases to 87 Percent, Driving Time to Close Up, According to February Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker

2019-04-03T15:21:49-04:00

As U.S. housing trends toward a buyer’s market, purchases accounted for 87 percent of all closed loans for the month of February, a slight uptick from 85 percent in January, according to the latest Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker™. Refinances fell

Percentage of Purchase Loans Increases to 87 Percent, Driving Time to Close Up, According to February Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker2019-04-03T15:21:49-04:00