Mortgage interest rates have been steadily declining since the start of 2019. These lower mortgage interest rates combined with a strong labor market should attract prospective homebuyers this spring and could help the housing sector regain its momentum later in the year. More
After peaking last fall, mortgage interest rates have fallen at the start of 2019. As of the week of February 14, 2019, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate was down from a year ago. The decline in mortgage interest rates could provide some welcome relief to a housing market that is looking to regain momentum. More
After softening for much of 2018, the housing market remains stable after a boost from lower mortgage rates and slowing home price growth. More
In our research, we find that performance in the multifamily market remained healthy during 2018, despite high levels of new supply entering the market. We expect this trend to continue into 2019, but with more modest growth in comparison to recent year. More
As the year-end approaches, we look ahead to 2019 and what are likely to be the dominant economic trends in the new year. More
Rising rates coupled with increasing home prices have discouraged homebuying activity during the third quarter of 2018. More
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