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17 hrs ago | via Inman Real Estate News
The Pending Home Sales Index was up 1.4 percent to 110.5 in March from 109.0 in February. After last month's slight gain, the index has increased year-over-year for 19 consecutive months and is at its highest reading since May 2015 . Comment?
Thursday May 26 | via Inman Real Estate News
The average interest rate on all mortgage loans was 3.75 percent, down 1 basis point from 3.76 in March. The average interest rate on conventional, 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages of $417,000 or less was 3.94 percent, down 1 basis point from 3.95 in March. Comment?
Wednesday May 11 | via Tax Foundation
Today is May 11, the day Minnesota became a state in 1858. Minnesotans pay 10.8 percent of their income in state and local taxes, the 8th highest in the nation. Comment?
Monday May 9 | via DigitalBURG
Proponents of initiatives aimed at sales taxes, cigarette taxes and medical marijuana submitted petitions Sunday in hopes of getting their proposals on the November ballot in Missouri. The petitions submitted Sunday involved two proposed constitutional amendments, one that would prohibit state and local governments from charging sales tax on any services that weren't already taxed as of 2015, and another that would allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Comment?
Apr 28, 2016 | via National Mortgage News
Misrepresentations on mortgage applications have inched up nationwide for the first time since July, thanks in part to trends in the energy and agricultural sectors which are creating pressure in the South, according to First American Financial Corp. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based title insurer's Loan Application Defect Index increased 1.3% from the previous month in March to 76, the first monthly increase since July. The figure nonetheless remained 2.6% down from a year ago. Comment?
7 min ago | via Fox News
Home prices rose strongly in March, the latest sign the housing market has momentum heading into the critical spring selling season. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, covering the entire nation rose 5.2% in the 12 months ended in March, slightly less than a 5.3% increase in February. Comment?
8 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas rose 5.4 percent in March on a year-over-year basis, matching the increase the month before and beating the 5.2 percent estimate from a Reuters poll of economists. "The economy is supporting the price increases with improving labor markets, falling unemployment rates and extremely low mortgage rates," said David M. Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices. Comment?
9 min ago | via WTAX-AM Springfield
U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than six years in April and inflation rose steadily, more signs of an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again as early as June. spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, surged 1.0 percent last month as households bought automobiles and a range of other goods and services. Comment?
1 hr ago | via US News & World Report
U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 5.4 percent in March compared with a year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday. Comment?
12 min ago | via West Australian
Steady buying and tight supplies pushed US home prices solidly higher in March, with the gains largest in the West, according to fresh data Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed prices for the leading 20 cities up 0.9 percent over February and up 5.4 percent year-on-year. Comment?
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