Category Archive for: ‘mortgage rates’

Millennials Are Now The Most Active Home Remodelers

Millennials Are Now the Most Active Home Remodelers

Millennials have completed more home-improvement projects over the past 12 months than any other generation. Despite increased home-renovation activity by...
Risk Of Bubble For California Bay Area Housing Markets Is Minimal Report Says

Risk of Bubble for California, Bay Area Housing Markets Is Minimal, Report Says

Analysts at Arch MI do not believe that home prices are overvalued, nor do they foresee a looming bubble. The chances of home prices declining in California...
Eight Housing Market Predictions For 2018

Eight Housing Market Predictions for 2018

Below, Pacific Union offers our perspective on some key U.S. economic and housing market trends that we believe will play out in the coming year. For a...
Bay Area Home Prices Soar In November

Bay Area Home Prices Soar in November

  Executive Summary: The Bay Area’s median home price increased 14 percent year over year in November, driven by strong appreciation in Silicon...
Key Takeaways From Pacific Unions Los Angeles Real Estate And Economic Forecast To 2020

Key Takeaways From Pacific Union’s Los Angeles Real Estate and Economic Forecast to 2020

On Nov. 29, Pacific Union held its first annual Los Angeles Real Estate and Economic Forecast in partnership with John Burns Real Estate Consulting in...
Rising Mortgage Rates Drag Down Refinancing Activity

Rising Mortgage Rates Drag Down Refinancing Activity

First-quarter refinancing and loan-origination numbers were down substantially on a quarter and monthly basis, as rising mortgage rates caused some...
Americans Are Confident In The Housing Market But Concerned With Rising Mortgage Rates

Americans Are Confident in the Housing Market but Concerned With Rising Mortgage Rates

About 60 percent of homebuyers and homeowners express confidence in the U.S. economy, and 70 percent have a favorable view of the real estate...
Home Remodeling Spend Surges As Baby Boomers Lead The Way

Home-Remodeling Spend Surges, as Baby Boomers Lead the Way

Happy National Home Improvement Month: Increasing home equity and confidence in the U.S. housing market helped lift remodeling spend significantly over the...
Americans Are Upbeat About Housing And The Economy As The First Quarter Ends

Americans Are Upbeat About Housing and the Economy as the First Quarter Ends

The first quarter of 2017 officially wraps up tomorrow, and consumers are feeling good about the state of the economy and the housing market, even as more...
Homebuyers Should See Faster Loan Close Times This Spring

Homebuyers Should See Faster Loan-Close Times This Spring

The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates last week will likely spur some potential homeowners to lock in financing before mortgage rates...
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