According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage applications decreased 6.4% from last week’s 1.1% increase.
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Another month, another tale of inventory woes plaguing the Washington real estate market.
According to the latest report from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, experts are finding many.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Instant mortgages are the endgame of directly-connected consumer data, but who controls consumer data in the end: lenders or consumers? And how do we even define and market instant mortgages.. HousingWire - Published
Fletcher Building made $82 million net profit after tax for the latest half-year, down on the $89m it made previously, but chief executive Ross Taylor said the outcome was in line with the company's.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Mike Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City and latecomer in the Democratic race for the presidency, released his financial reform policy plan, and it has sweeping implications for the housing.. HousingWire - Published
At the top of the list sits Cape Coral, Florida. This is an easy place to move to because Florida’s busy real estate season begins in the fall.
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According to BuildFax's latest report, year-over-year increases in single-family housing authorizations exceeded 6%. However, only three major metros saw new construction increases in the past 12.. HousingWire - Published
More than a decade into the era of the open-plan office, a host of ancillary spaces like “phone booths” and “meeting pods” are cropping up, offering employees an escape from their co-workers. NYTimes.com - Published
Homebuilder confidence slightly fell again this month, according to February’s Housing Market Index. The last three monthly readings mark the highest sentiment levels since December 2017.
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House prices are being tipped to grow by as much as 10 per cent this year and put questions of affordability firmly back in the election spotlight.It comes as Auckland prices and house sales leapt to.. New Zealand Herald - Published
HousingWire recently caught up with Peter A. Espinosa, the new chief executive officer at Mortgage Cadence, about what he's hearing in the market.
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Retailers in New Zealand's biggest group of shopping centres got nearly 40 million customer visits in the year December 31, 2019.Scentre Group, which owns 51 per cent of five New Zealand malls in a.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Inventory is a problem for the Washington real estate scene. According to this month's Northwest Multiple Listing Service report, the total active listings is down more than 10%, with 14 counties.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The coronavirus outbreak is prompting Chinese to investigate buying New Zealand properties as boltholes, according to a Chinese website, despite this country's foreign buyer ban.Georg Chmiel, executive.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Residential rents are rising, mortgage interest rates are sinking and house prices have just been forecast to rise more steeply this year than originally expected.Dominick Stephens, Westpac chief.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Last December, home prices climbed by 4% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic. By the end of this year, the company projects they’ll increase by 5.2%.
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Auckland house prices might be eye-wateringly high, but that is not stopping millennials and retirees getting a foot on the property ladder for as little as $50,000.That's according to Martin Dunn,.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Some housing pundits report the demand for housing is strong, while these same pundits, on another day say that we are in a housing affordability crisis. Can the two narratives be accurate at the same.. HousingWire - Published
By RNZ The Real Estate Institute's house price index - which measures the changing value of property in the market - rose 7 per cent in the year to January to a record high of 2922.The volume of sales.. New Zealand Herald - Published
The coronavirus epidemic that has China on near-lockdown likely will quash U.S. home sales to Chinese buyers, the top foreign buyers for the last seven years.
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The least affordable housing market for the past two years has been San Francisco, with its notoriously high price of living. Now, the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Housing.. HousingWire - Published
Although the nation’s home-sale prices ticked up in January, its housing inventory continued to dwindle. As a result, Redfin now claims a lack of supply is causing a demand crunch across the.. HousingWire - Published
Technology has come a long way in the mortgage industry over the past few years, but one expert says it’s time for lenders to move beyond tech that is front-facing. If lenders want to stay profitable.. HousingWire - Published
Homes across the U.S. are seeing rising housing costs, leaving homeowners and homebuyers to flock to cheaper, more affordable metros.
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A refined focus on industrial property is paying off for Property for Industry, lifting annual profit 60 per cent in the first year of a refreshed strategy. The property investor reported a net profit.. New Zealand Herald - Published
US billionaire Julian Robertson's plans for a luxury lodge on Auckland's Waiheke Island are being assessed by Auckland Council after his representatives applied for resource consent before Christmas... New Zealand Herald - Published
Designed by one of the seminal architects recognized for creating Northwest Modernism, this preserved stunner is on the market for the first time since it was built-- listed for $1.688 million. SeattlePI.com - Published
Seattle's luxury housing boom will worsen inequality and affordability in the city, according to a new report, which calls for officials to require more transparency on who is actually buying luxury.. SeattlePI.com - Published
He's the world's richest man – so it's only fitting he now owns California's most expensive home.Earlier this month, the New York Post reported Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was house hunting with.. New Zealand Herald - Published
Opportunity is the buzz word for many Washington real estate experts at the moment.
While supply problems hamstrung most of the market during the end of summer — what's normally known as the peak.. SeattlePI.com - Published