Tag : Home Sales

Existing home sales decline in December

January 25, 2018

Existing-home sales decreased 3.6% in December, but the first-time buyer share rebounded to 32% from 29% last month. The National Association of Realtors reported that existing sales for all of 2017 increased … Read More

New Home Sales Relatively Unchanged in March

April 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 1.5% in March from an upwardly revised February reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000 units, according to newly … Read More

Sales of Existing Homes Down in February

March 21, 2016

WASHINGTON — After increasing to the highest annual rate in six months, existing-home sales tumbled in February amidst unshakably low supply levels and steadfast price growth in several sections of … Read More

Fannie Mae Expands Access to Credit

August 25, 2015

Fannie Mae announced Tuesday an innovative lending option aimed at helping creditworthy borrowers with lower and moderate incomes have access to an affordable, sustainable mortgage.  HomeReady mortgage features new functionality for … Read More

Existing-Home Sales Maintain Solid Growth in July

August 20, 2015

Existing-home sales steadily increased for the third consecutive month in July, while stubbornly low inventory levels and rising prices are likely to blame for sales to first-time buyers falling to … Read More

Pending Home Sales Dip in June

July 29, 2015

Pending home sales dropped in June, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales remained near May’s level, the organization said, which remains the highest in more than nine years. Modest … Read More

Housing Prices: Slowing to Sustainable Growth

June 30, 2015

The National Association of Homebuilders reports that The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the Standard and Poor’s/Case-Shiller recently released their respective home price indices for April. House prices have been … Read More