Category Archives: Real Estate News

Mortgage activity drops, but average loan at record

Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher. Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101604588

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Real estate’s least sexy sector is red hot

Amazon.com‘s latest move—to anticipate what you want to buy and start shipping it before you even buy it—could be a big boon to a sector that is already seeing huge gains. Industrial warehouse space, once a dud in real estate, … Continue reading

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Buyers of new homes are seeing more barriers

Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher. Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101366971

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Why mortgage rates aren’t higher … yet

Cecala points out, that from the standpoint of the mortgage market, the Federal Reserve is still buying as big a share—and perhaps bigger—of new agency mortgage-backed securities production as it was six months ago. That is because overall mortgage production … Continue reading

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Wall Street’s new trillion-dollar housing scheme

American Homes 4 Rent, which went public in August, has tapped JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo as its bankers for a debt deal that is expected to be sold by the end of the first quarter, these people … Continue reading

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