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4th Quarter Mortgage Originators Survey

The Survey of Mortgage Originators for the 4th quarter of 2014, takes stock of the QM rule, a year after its introduction, as well as a number of policy issues and changes.  Respondents were asked their view of new...

Private Capital Returns as FHA Contracts

With the recent changes to the FHA’s pricing, it’s worth reviewing the FHA’s impact on the market. There are a number of ways to measure the FHA’s market share. No matter which method is chosen, the FHA’s market share...

States with Strong Townhouses and Condos Market

REALTORS’®  outlook for the next six months for townhomes and condominiums was generally “weak”  across most states, except in the District of Columbia, North Dakota, Colorado, Texas, California, Florida, Hawaii, and Alaska (red), according to the  December 2014 REALTORS®...

Most REALTORS’® Have Optimistic Housing Outlook in Next 6 Months

REALTORS’® confidence about the outlook for the next six months improved significantly in December, according to the December 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. In the single family market, the REALTORS®  Confidence Index - Six-month Outlook  increased to 67  (60...

REALTORS® Report Slight Improvement in Most Markets in December 2014

REALTORS® reported that local markets broadly picked up for single-family homes in December 2014 compared to November 2014, although market activity was more modest compared to a year ago, according to the December 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. The...