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Mortgage Rates Dip Below 4% Again
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, August 07, 2015 --> For the third consecutive week, averaged fixed mortgage rates edged down as uncertainty about the economy continued to push Treasury yields lower, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. Read More...
NAR: Home Sales Only Going Up From Here
Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, January 08, 2015 --> Existing-home sales will likely rise about 7 percent this year, as a strengthening economy and job growth leads to a healthier market, according to the National Association of REALTORS®' Read More...
Did Mortgages Just Get Easier to Obtain?
Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 02, 2014 --> Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's new lending guidelines went into effect Monday, which are expected to help loosen up the tight credit standards that home buyers and refinancers have faced in recent Read More...
Traverse City Real Estate Market Update/Statistics
As of the end of the 3rd Quarter 2014 the Traverse City area Real Estate Market continues to rebound nicely with values and average & median sales prices on the rise and days on the market on a decline. Year to date through Sept. 30,2014 over the Read More...
Downtown Traverse City Living Demand Spurs Building Boom
Downtown Living Demand Spurs Building Boom October 13, 2014 By Lynn Geiger Downtown Travese City is experiencing a building boom --driven by strong demand for residential living in the downtown district. In the last two weeks alone two developments held Read More...
Traverse City Real Estate Market YTD Stats
The Traverse City area real estate market continues to rebound well and continues to be in great demand , especially the under 250,000 price points....the lower the price point the more demand which is driving inventory down and prices up. Great news Read More...
CENTURY 21 Real Estate Sweeps J.D. Power 2014 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study
MADISON, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 / PRNewswire / -- CENTURY 21 Real Estate , the iconic brand with the world's largest real estate franchise sales organization, announced that it has been ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power Read More...
NAHB's Most Popular New-Home Features
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, March 31, 2014 --> Convenience, livability, and energy efficiency are top priorities in the construction of new homes this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders, which recently released the most Read More...
FHA Closing Gap on Capital Shortfall
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 16, 2013 --> A year ago, the Federal Housing Administration was projected to face a $16.3 billion shortfall, but the shortfall now has fallen to $1.3 billion, a new independent audit shows. FHA received $1.7 billion Read More...
Foreclosures Fall to 5-Year Lows
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 25, 2013 --> National foreclosure pre-sale inventory is at its lowest point since 2008, Lender Processing Services reports. The inventory—which reflects the number of loans that are in some stage of foreclosure—represents Read More...
Lenders Loosen Down Payment Requirements
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 18, 2013 --> Lenders' tight underwriting standards have been blamed for sidelining many potential home buyers the last few years. But lenders may be showing signs of loosening up a bit. The average down payment Read More...
Housing Moves Toward 'Healthy Equilibrium'
Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, October 17, 2013 --> The housing market is finding its center again, showing signs of greater balance, according to realtor.com’s latest National Housing Trend Report . The analysis finds year-over-year trends Read More...
NAHB Says Housing Will Strengthen in 2014
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 07, 2013 --> Despite many headwinds, the housing recovery is expected to pick up in the next year. “The cards are in play for a decent and fairly strong recovery in 2014 and particularly in 2015,” says Read More...
Foreclosure Starts Cut in Half
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, September 30, 2013 --> Foreclosure starts have fallen to half the level they were a year earlier, according to second quarter data recently released from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. In the second quarter, Read More...
Michigan's Foreclosure Rate drops 55%
8 States With Biggest Foreclosures Drops Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, September 17, 2013 --> The number of home owners entering the foreclosure process dropped below pre-recession levels in August, according to RealtyTrac. In some states, the declines Read More...
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