December 23, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

Read some of the key articles related to the mortgage market, housing and the broader economy.

"2017 housing market forecasts — suburbs are in, low mortgage rates are out" (The Washington Post, Dec. 19)

"Is it déjà vu all over again with delinquencies?" (DS News, Dec. 19)

"Urban Institute: The current (and future) value of the housing market" (HousingWire, Dec. 19)

"Third quarter produces highest quality loans since 2001" (HousingWire, Dec. 20)

"Pew: U.S. homeownership rate drop sharper for younger households" (Construction Dive, Dec. 20)

"Apartment building buyers unmoved by interest rate hike" (National Real Estate Investor, Dec. 20)

"Borrowers brush off rising rates, pushing mortgage applications 2.5% higher" (CNBC, Dec. 21)

"Refinance activity holds steady in November: Ellie Mae" (National Mortgage News, Dec. 21)

"Cash sales in September increased for third month in a row" (HousingWire, Dec. 21)

"Existing sales best since Feb. 2007; up 15.4% from last year" (Mortgage News Daily, Dec. 21)

"Freddie Mac: No encore for housing in 2017" (M Report, Dec. 21)

"U.S. economy grew at strong 3.5 pct. annual rate last quarter" (Associated Press, Dec. 22)

"Long–term U.S. mortgage rates hit highest levels since 2014" (Associated Press, Dec. 22)

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