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New 亚游真人官方网站home sales surged in May as buyers scrambled to find properties for purchase

April’s new-亚游真人官方网站home sales figures, meanwhile, saw a significant downward revision.

by Jacob Passy
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The number of Americans skipping mortgage payments drops for the first time since March

A smaller share of 亚游真人官方网站home loans are now in forbearance, but that could change if government assistance dries up.

by Jacob Passy
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Existing-亚游真人官方网站home sales drop in May, but signs point to a big rebound in the real-estate market this summer

‘The leading indicators for 亚游真人官方网站home sales are soaring.’

by Jacob Passy
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Mortgage rates drop to another record low — here’s why Americans may not want to wait too much longer before locking rates in

Low mortgage rates are stoking the housing market’s recovery from the coronavirus, but there may be limits to how much of a boost they will give.

by Jacob Passy
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These 亚游真人官方网站homeowners are seeking mortgage forbearance and their reasons why say a lot about the economy

Mortgage lender CEO shares his firm’s experience as borrowers grapple with the coronavirus pandemic and recession.

by Sanjiv Das
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Americans are eyeing 亚游真人官方网站homes in the suburbs as pent-up demand hits housing market

The number of Americans applying for 亚游真人官方网站home mortgages has hit an 11-year high.

by Jacob Passy
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The Trump administration is preventing DACA recipients from getting federally-backed mortgages, Democratic lawmakers say

A group of Democratic lawmakers has called for an investigation into policy changes that have allegedly resulted in DACA recipients being denied FHA loans.

by Jacob Passy
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Mortgage rates are circling record lows — will the Fed’s actions push them lower?

The Federal Reserve plans to keep the interest rates it controls around 0% for the foreseeable future.

by Jacob Passy
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This is how long the coronavirus pandemic could delay millennials’ 亚游真人官方网站homeownership

The economic downturn prompted by the viral outbreak put a huge dent in millennials’ savings, which will make it harder to gather the resources to purchase a 亚游真人官方网站home.

by Jacob Passy
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Mortgage rates are at historic lows — but the coronavirus pandemic is making 亚游真人官方网站homes less affordable for buyers

Young 亚游真人官方网站home-buyers are at an especial disadvantage in today’s housing market.

by Jacob Passy
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‘The housing emergency most harms people of color:’ Black Americans face an unequal housing market — and coronavirus could make it worse

‘Without focused action, the pending tsunami of evictions and 亚游真人官方网站homelessness will disproportionately affect Black and brown people.’

by Jacob Passy
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Is this a good time to buy a 亚游真人官方网站home? Here’s what you need to know to score a deal

‘Investors who own Airbnb properties are looking for immediate liquidity.’

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How the coronavirus pandemic could forever change 亚游真人官方网站home buying and mortgage lending

Borrowers and lenders will face these 3 new and unfamiliar ways of doing business, writes Sanjiv Das.

by Sanjiv Das
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Joe Biden has called for rent forgiveness during the coronavirus pandemic — here’s how that would work

Progressive activists say mortgages and rent should be cancelled while the coronavirus pandemic slows the economy, but what would that mean for landlords?

by Jacob Passy
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Mortgage rates hit another all-time low as 亚游真人官方网站home buyers rush to secure cheap financing

The number of people applying for loans to purchase a 亚游真人官方网站home has increased for six consecutive weeks after falling earlier in the coronavirus outbreak.

by Jacob Passy
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Pending 亚游真人官方网站home sales saw biggest decline on record in April because of coronavirus pandemic

Between March and April, contract signings for 亚游真人官方网站home purchases dropped over 21%.

by Jacob Passy
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Small landlords are getting squeezed now that many tenants can’t make rent, and that leaves them few options

Income property market uncertainty forces owners to make a tough decision: Hold on or cash out?

by David Wieland
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New 亚游真人官方网站home sales edge upward in April despite coronavirus stay-at-亚游真人官方网站home orders

亚游真人官方网站home builders have an opportunity to see improved sales by shifting their designs to meet buyers’ new preferences in a post-coronavirus world.

by Jacob Passy

New U.S. 亚游真人官方网站home sales rise slightly in April despite coronavirus-related shutdowns

Sales of newly-built single-family houses occurred at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 623,000, the government reported Tuesday. That was 0.6% above the revised pace of 619,000 in March. Analysts polled by MarketWatch ...

by Jacob Passy
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亚游真人官方网站home-price gains continued in March as the coronavirus pandemic swept the U.S., Case-Shiller index shows

‘The initial impact will be felt mostly on plunging sales and listings volumes, not prices,’ said Robert Kavcic, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets.

by Jacob Passy