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Lenders Note Impact of Higher FHA Fees

July 30, 2014: 

The mortgage market was buffeted by a number of changes in 2013 and 2014. Among them were higher fees at the FHA.

Homeownership Rate in the Second Quarter of 2014

July 30, 2014: 

The homeownership rate fell to 64.8 percent in the second quarter. It marks the lowest ownership rate in nearly 20 years.

Video: Pending Home Sales Slip in June

July 28, 2014: 

Lawrence Yun talks about the slight drop in pending home sales, the so-called "lock-in effect," the top three reasons people move, and the capital gains tax.

Pending Home Sales Slip in June

July 28, 2014: 

After three consecutive months of solid gains, pending home sales slowed modestly in June.

NAR Identifies Best Purchase Markets for Aspiring Millennial Homebuyers

July 24, 2014: 

First-time homebuyers have been largely absent from the housing market in the current economic recovery, but some metropolitan areas – particularly in the Midwest and West – are well positioned to see increases in home-buying from the Millennial generation in upcoming years.

Infographic: Best Purchase Markets for Millennial Homebuyers

July 23, 2014: 

Infographic: Best Purchase Markets for Millennial Homebuyers

Infographic: June 2014 Existing-Home Sales

July 23, 2014: 

The information in this infographic is from June 2014 Existing-Home Sales data.

Existing-Home Sales Up in June, Unsold Inventory Shows Continued Progress

July 22, 2014: 

Existing-home sales increased in June and reached an annual pace of 5 million sales for the first time since October 2013, while rising inventory continues to push overall supply towards a more balanced market.

New Rule Protects Consumers, but Instills Caution

July 17, 2014: 

New ATR/QM lending rules that went into effect on Friday, January 10th, 2014 make sense to protect the consumer, but can also give lenders pause.

Quiz: International Home Buying

July 16, 2014: 

Find out how much you know about international home buying in the U.S.

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