Financing Archive

July Regional Vice-Presidential Reports: Region 8 And Region 9 Highlights

Local data is critical to understanding local markets, but real time information is best. Each Survey of REALTOR® Sentiment/ Regional Vice-Presidential Report (RVPR) is a collection of results from NAR’s most recent REALTOR® Confidence Index along with commentary from...

Low Down Payment Mortgage Risk?

One of the benefits of living in the Washington D.C. area is the free national museums. There is no such thing as a free lunch, so aside from charitable gifts, the nation’s taxpayers are footing the bill. A taxpayer...

Percent of Home Financed, By Type of Home Purchased

According to the REALTOR® Confidence Index, there has been a high share of all-cash home purchases in this market—the latest monthly data shows 31 percent of purchases were all-cash, in fact. To make sense of the high number of...

2011 RCI Results: Downpayment Data

Based on information from the May Realtors® Confidence Index, 66 percent of Existing Home Sales purchasers had a down-payment of less than 20 percent in their home purchase transaction....

Downpayment Among Those Who Recently Purchased A Home, By U.S. Subregion

Nationwide the typical downpayment among those who recently purchased a home is 8 percent. However, among subregions in the U.S. there is variation. Those in the subregion of East South Central (WI, MI, IL, IN, OH) had the lowest...