Real Estate News

  • Mortgage applications drop, but optimism is on the way up Mortgage applications fell during the week ending on May 23. Mortgage applications fell during the week ending May 23, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Applications Survey. May 28th, 2014 6:15am
  • Home prices gradually improving Prices of homes should improvement from 2013. Home prices have risen over the past year, but a bit slower than what some economists were hoping for. May 27th, 2014 6:59am
  • New home sales up in April New home sales increased in April. Sales of new homes rose in April, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. May 23rd, 2014 10:31am
  • Existing home sales up in April Existing homes sales improve in April. Existing-home purchasing showed promise for the first time this year, as sales increased in April, according to the National Association of Realtors. May 22nd, 2014 10:27am
  • Houston home prices on the rise Prices for homes in the Houston market were up in April. The Houston Housing market's streak of 34 consecutive months of home sale increases was broken in April. May 20th, 2014 9:43am
  • Number of temporary employees growing Temporary employment has become a viable option for workers. As the economy continues to improve from the Great Recession, many Americans are finding that part-time and contract employment are viable job options. May 19th, 2014 12:14pm
  • Housing starts up in April Housing starts hit the 1 million mark in April. In a sign that the housing market could see more activity, the total number of housing starts for multifamily residences hit the 1 million mark in April. May 19th, 2014 9:56am
  • Mortgage delinquency rate in first quarter of 2014 was down The delinquency rate in the U.S. was down during the first quarter of 2014. The number of delinquent loans in the U.S. is dwindling, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Delinquency Survey. May 15th, 2014 9:03am
  • Texas economy showing signs of improvement The Texas economy showed signs of moderate growth during the first quarter of 2014. The Texas economy recorded moderate growth during the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. May 14th, 2014 9:21am
  • Building confidence for 55+ market up over the past year Confidence among builders for the 55+ market are good. Confidence among builders for the single-family 55+ housing market was up during the first quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of Home Builders' 55+ Housing Market Index. May 13th, 2014 9:41am
  • Housing market in a good place The April housing scorecard from the Obama Administration reported that conditions for the market are good. The housing market looks stable, according to the April Housing Scorecard from President Barack Obama's administration. May 12th, 2014 8:42am
  • Mortgage applications up over past week Mortgages rose for the week ending on May 2nd. Mortgage applications rose during the week ending on May 2nd, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Mortgage Application Survey. May 8th, 2014 11:30am
  • Jobless claims steadily declining Jobless claims fell for the week ending on May 3. Jobless claims fell by 26,000 for the week ending on May 3, according to the Labor Department. May 8th, 2014 9:30am
  • Mortgage delinquency rate drops Foreclosures and the mortgage delinquency rate dropped. According to a new report from TransUnion, the mortgage delinquency rate fell during the first quarter of 2014. May 7th, 2014 10:42am
  • Home prices up in March Prices of homes rose in March. A new report from CoreLogic stated home prices increased year over year in March. May 6th, 2014 9:55am
  • Texas housing market activity down slightly Activity in the Texas housing market was a bit low in the first quarter of 2014. http://www.housingwire.com/articles/29878-texas-housing-marketslows May 5th, 2014 9:09am
  • Jobless claims higher than expected People applying for unemployment benefits rose over the past week. The number of people applying for unemployment rose in the week ending April 26. May 2nd, 2014 9:48am
  • Home values on the rise Home prices grew year-over-year in February. The values of homes look to be increasing, according to a new report from S&P/Case-Shiller. May 1st, 2014 8:48am