2019 Market Trends General Overview

On a domestic level, low mortgage rates had a real impact on the housing market. And, November data affirms the rates helped revive a general slow down. In fact, data for new home sales showed an uptick to the tune of 733,000, just in October. Now, that’s only one indicator. Other months in summer and fall 2019 also showed upticks …

Dynamics of Real Estate Bubbles

The healthy state of the domestic real estate industry, over a decade now has some people worried. Although, why? It’s healthy, as current real estate trends show. And, market dynamics remain solid. So, why the worry? Well, it’s just this state of affairs reminds some of the last real estate bubble and crash that followed. That said, it might help …

3rd Quarter Real Estate Market Barometer

If you’ve been paying attention, you saw the stock market go up and down, this past summer. And, you saw the Fed doing what some have called a ‘song and dance’. In fact, these mixed signals combined with some mixed real estate market activity. As a result, it’s not surprising mixed opinions arise about our domestic market’s health. That said, …

Home Mortgage Rates in Review

As of the end of March 2019, we’ve seen quite an interesting state of affairs with 30-year fixed mortgage rates. As many of us already know, March started out with a risen point in rates. Although, by the month’s end, rates settled at a 1/3 of a percentage point below where they began. And, besides that they settled at 15-month …