housing market

Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

NEW YORK/June 18, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The threat of a trade war with Canada has taken a toll on the confidence of U.S. homebuilders, according to index released Monday. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday fell two points to 68 in June. A reading of 70 in May temporarily … Continue reading Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

June 18, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SEEKING OUT THE ORACLE Silicon Valley software giant Oracle will report its fourth-quarter results on Tuesday. Oracle makes database-intensive software platforms for large companies, and is the second-largest software developer in the world behind Microsoft. … Continue reading This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

National Association of Realtors® Infographic: Housing Market Movers – Baby Boomers

WASHINGTON/ June 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — In recent years, baby boomers have been active in the housing market, coming in at a close second to millennials as the largest generation of home buyers, while home prices have remained high and inventory conditions tightened. The National Association of Realtors®’ 2018 Profile of Home Buyer and Seller … Continue reading National Association of Realtors® Infographic: Housing Market Movers – Baby Boomers

U.S. Home Equity Lines Of Credit Increase 14 Percent In Q1 2018

IRVINE, Calif.,/June 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report, which shows that more than 1.8 million (1,813,691) loans secured by residential property (1 to 4 units) were originated in Q1 2018, down 5 percent from the previous … Continue reading U.S. Home Equity Lines Of Credit Increase 14 Percent In Q1 2018

Home Prices Not Slowing Down According To S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index

NEW YORK/ May 29, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for March 2018 shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months. More than 27 years of … Continue reading Home Prices Not Slowing Down According To S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index

Experts Predict Next Recession Will Begin in 2020

SEATTLE/May 22, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The United States will likely enter the next recession in 2020, according to the 2018 Q2 Zillow® Home Price Expectations Surveyi. The quarterly survey, sponsored by Zillow and conducted by Pulsenomics LLC, asked more than 100 real estate experts and economists about their predictions for the housing market, including when … Continue reading Experts Predict Next Recession Will Begin in 2020

Realtor.com® Launches “The Home of Home Search” Campaign

SANTA CLARA, Calif./ April 25, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)– During one of the most competitive housing markets of all-time, realtor.com® today premiered its largest brand campaign to date, reassuring buyers their wants can be a reality with realtor.com®. The new campaign, “The Home of Home SearchSM,” includes 12 warm, funny TV spots and an enhanced digital presence … Continue reading Realtor.com® Launches “The Home of Home Search” Campaign

Study Says Fair Sailing Ahead for Real Estate IRAs

ASHEVILLE, N.C./ APRIL 13, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — With Real Estate IRAs enjoying smooth sailing in recent years, some investors might question whether or not those trends can continue. But according to a recent report by Urban Land Institute—the 2018 Real Estate Trends Report—there looks to be another smooth year of sailing for real estate assets … Continue reading Study Says Fair Sailing Ahead for Real Estate IRAs