Most Homeowners Rely on Fixed-rate Financing

Source: 2010 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers...

Daily Economic Update: Jobless Claims, Factory Orders

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights jobless claims and factory orders....

Patterns Develop in a Roiling Market

The national housing market slumped in the 3rd quarter of 2010 following the end of the Federal tax credit.  This pattern persisted in the 4th quarter, but the dynamics at the local level were different.  A slim majority of...

Health and Community Connection for Homeowners

Connection to the community is also shown by the fact that homeowners are engaged in nearly all community activities more frequently than renters. For example, 86 percent of homeowners vote in national elections often or always compared with 68...

Daily Economic Update: Mortgage Purchase Applications

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights mortgage purchase applications....