In this article TRU Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT After years of cheap money, it’s suddenly a lot more expensive to borrow. The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark short-term rate 3 percentage points since March in an effort to curb unrelenting inflation, including another big hike earlier this week. “Interest rates are going up at the
Noel Hendrickson/Getty Images Even with signs that the housing market is cooling, homebuyers are still feeling the sting of elevated prices and higher interest rates. The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 6.7% as of Friday, up from 3.3% at the start of 2022, according to Mortgage News Daily. Alongside that, home prices
A penthouse atop the world’s tallest residential building − listed for $250 million − is marking the biggest test of the ultra-luxury real estate market at a time of falling sales and growing economic uncertainty. The three-story mega-home inside Central Park Tower, which spans more than 17,500 square feet, is the country’s most expensive listing.
Mortgage application volume increased last week for the first time in six weeks, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association, despite a rise in interest rates. Abrupt swings in rates and uncertainty on the overall direction of the housing market are likely at play. related investing news There’s one number that could be key to how
Sales of previously owned homes fell 0.4% in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 4.80 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. That is the slowest sales pace since May 2020, when activity stalled very briefly due to the start of the Covid pandemic. Outside of that, it is
An aerial view of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home after Trump said that FBI agents raided it, in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. August 15, 2022. Marco Bello | Reuters A bombshell lawsuit against former President Donald Trump filed Wednesday contains a head-spinning amount of detail about real estate, loans and other financial arrangements
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, three of his adult children, and others for allegedly widespread fraud involving years’ worth of false financial statements related to the company’s business. The 220-page civil lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court seeks at least $250 million in damages.
A ‘For Rent’ sign is posted near a home on February 07, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Rents for single-family homes were 12.6% higher in July compared with the year-earlier month, but the gains continue to shrink from the record high seen in April, according to a new report from CoreLogic.
A worker walks on the roof of a new home under construction in Carlsbad, California. Mike Blake | Reuters More builders are lowering prices for homes as their confidence in the market continues to tumble. Homebuilder sentiment in September fell 3 points to 46 in the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
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Mortgage demand appears to have nowhere to go but down, as interest rates go up. Application volume dropped 1.2% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The week’s results include an adjustment for the observance of Labor Day. Since last year, homebuyers’ demand for mortgages has
Commercial property is a bright spot in Chinese real estate, in contrast with the doom and gloom of the residential housing market. Property analysts and developers said offices, warehouses and business parks are proving resilient, and continuing to turn over steady rental revenue — albeit discounted due to softer demand. Hong Kong-listed property group KWG