Pending home sales continued to ascend in June, 2020 sustaining two consecutive months of increases in contract activity. Each of the four major regions experienced growth in month-over-month pending home sales.
According to New York-based Rudder Property Group's biannual office condominium report for the first half of 2020, Manhattan office condo sales significantly declined in the first half of 2020, as sales prices dipped.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 24, 2020, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 0.8 percent from one week earlier.
The total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 6 basis points from 7.80% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.74% as of July 19, 2020.
According to new data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. rose to their highest level since the Great Recession.
Florida Realtors are reporting that the sunshine state's housing market showed positive signs of recovery despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic in June 2020.
Global property consultant CBRE is reporting that the amount of office space offered for sublease in the 10 largest U.S. office markets has increased by 12 percent since the COVID-19 pandemic forced a shutdown of local economies in March 2020.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 3.01 percent in mid-July 2020. The most recent consumer spending data has been pointing to slow growth since mid-June.
Miami-Dade County median home prices increased year-over-year in June 2020 as home sales continued trending upward despite the global COVID-19 situation.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales rebounded at a record pace in June 2020, showing strong signs of a market turnaround after three straight months of sales declines caused by the ongoing pandemic.
The total number of U.S. loans now in forbearance decreased by 38 basis points from 8.18% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.80% as of July 12, 2020.
In early 2020, in the months leading up to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and resulting economic crisis, rent price growth had stabilized at an annual average of 3%. However, growth dramatically slowed in May.
According to a new report by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, led by solid single-family production, total housing starts increased 17.3 percent in June 2020 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units.
The National Association of Home Builders recently released its Remodeling Market Index in the second quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 73.
According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for Mid-July 2020, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 2.98 percent, the lowest rate in the survey's history dating back to 1971.
New York City's retail sector experienced significant deceleration in leasing activity in the first half of 2020 intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic, and ongoing social protests.
The number of homes for sale continues to be an issue, as June inventory experienced a decline of 19% when compared to June of 2019.