Sales of new single-family homes bounced back in August after a big drop in July, but pending home sales are a bit more rocky.
"These low rates should somewhat offset the house price gains seen the last number of months and keep housing affordability elevated," says Freddie Mac's chief economist.
The shadow inventory was once deemed a big threat to derailing the housing recovery. But the latest numbers show that threat is quickly vanishing.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discusses the decline in pending home sales and rising interest rates, and looks ahead to 2014.
Pending home sales slowed in August, with tight inventory conditions, higher interest rates, rising home prices and continuing restrictive mortgage credit impacting the market.
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Higher mortgage rates are curbing loan demand for home purchases and refinancings, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
The tight inventory of homes for-sale that plagued many markets in recent months is starting to fade.
Two recent housing reports are confirming the same picture: Home owners are rapidly recapturing the equity they had lost in the last decade.