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Demand for Townhouses Improved in Many Markets in January 2015

REALTOR® confidence about the outlook for townhomes in the next six months improved in many states, according to the January 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.   The REALTORS® Confidence Index-Six-Month Outlook crossed the threshold of 50 in many states. Demand...

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...