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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 11, 2015

Last week’s scheduled economic reports primarily revolved around the jobs sector. The federal government released reports on Nonfarm Payrolls, the national unemployment rate and weekly report on new jobless claims. ADP issued its monthly report on private sector payrolls. Readings on labor statistics are important to housing markets as stable employment conditions are a significant consideration for prospective home buyers. . . . → Read More: What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 11, 2015

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 15, 2014

Although there were few scheduled economic events related to mortgages and housing, last week brought an article about housing projections for 2015. Other news included increased job openings along with lower than expected jobless claims and higher mortgage rates. . . . → Read More: What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 15, 2014

DOC New Home Sales and NAR Existing Home Sales

The Department of Commerce reported July sales of new homes dropped by 2.40 percent over June to a four month low. Analysts noted that although July’s reading of 412,000 new homes sold fell short of expectations and June’s reading, the new homes sector is volatile and subject to change. . . . → Read More: DOC New Home Sales and NAR Existing Home Sales

Housing Starts, Building Permits Rising Into 2013

Rising permits and housing starts suggests a more healthy U.S. economy. . . . → Read More: Housing Starts, Building Permits Rising Into 2013

New Home Sales Crater In January, Opening The Door For Deals With Builders in Parkland

In its monthly New Home Sales release, the U.S. Department of Commerce showed a 13 percent drop-off in annualized new construction sales between the months of December and January. It’s the biggest one-month drop in New Home Sales since May 2010. . . . → Read More: New Home Sales Crater In January, Opening The Door For Deals With Builders in Parkland