Category: Housing Market

Housing Outlook for 2016: Higher Home Sales and Prices, Falling Refi Volumes

DSNews  By:  Kerri Panchuk  December 7, 2015 The year 2016 is expected to usher in the creation of 1.25 million new households, higher rental demand, increased home sales, and a rise in home purchase loan originations even as refinancing volume plummets, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist predicted Monday. Dr. Frank Nothaft, senior vice president and chief economist […]

Borrower Outreach Events Proving Successful at Preventing Foreclosures

DSNews  BY:  Brian Honea November 17, 2015 Foreclosures have been continually on the decline nationwide for a few years. While much of the decline can be attributed to a recovering economy, another driver of the drop in foreclosures is increased borrower outreach efforts from various organizations. Borrower outreach events include HUD-approved housing counselors and mortgage […]

Why Are Discounted Distressed Sales Not Pulling Down Non-Distressed Home Prices?

DSNews      BY:  Brian Honea  December 3, 2015 Why Are Discounted Distressed Sales Not Pulling Down Non-Distressed Home Prices? When distressed properties account for a large share of all residential home sales, it tends to pull down the prices of non-distressed homes, since foreclosed and REO properties typically sell at a discount to non-distressed […]

Foreclosure Inventory Rate Drops to Below Pre-Recession Levels

DSNews  By: Brian Honea With nearly a 30 percent year-over-year decline in June, the nation’s foreclosure inventory rate—the share of residential homes with a mortgage in some state of foreclosure—is at 1.2 percent, the lowest level since 2007, according to CoreLogic‘s June 2015 National Foreclosure Report released Tuesday. The foreclosure inventory rate has now declined year-over-year […]

Single-Family Rental Market Experiencing Shift Toward South and Midwest

DSNews    By: Xhevrije West CoStar, a research organization, reported that single-family rental (SFR) property acquisition is geographically shifting as home prices stabilize and credit conditions ease. Institutional investors have also become more selective in which properties to buy and are more focused on managing their properties, collecting rents, and improving operations. Morgan Stanley, an investment […]

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