S&P/Case-Shiller shows new low for home prices in 1Q The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index rose 0.8% in April over March. The 20-city composite index stood 2.5% over year ago levels. This is a modest rate of increase. Sales of new single family houses in May were at a seasonal rate of 626,000. This is down 3.7% from year earlier levels.FHA plan to recapture once bankrupt borrowers gains fans How to pay for FHA down payment and closing costs | Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports . How to pay for FHA down payment and closing costs . The FHA down payment requirement is just 3.5% for most borrowers. That doesn’t have to be a hurdle for borrowers who know how to work the system and plan ahead.Donovan: Sequestration could devastate Fed housing programs St. Valentine’s Day, February 14, was packed with Congressional activity on sequestration, but a solution has yet to emerge. Members from both sides of the aisle were eager to critique what the sequestration portends. The Administration is required to implement sequestration, across-the-board cuts to discretionary spending, on March 1 (see Memo, 2/1).
Consumer and small business confidence remains high, Uncertainty.. worst December return since the Great Depression (December 1931).. staged a rally in the last quarter (up 1.6 percent) to finish flat (0.0 percent) for the calendar year.. to China's slowing economic growth and expanding debt levels.
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U.S. housing starts slipped to their lowest level in nearly two years in March, confidence in the economy and financial markets, were basically flat in. ” Homebuilding activity remains at depressed levels,” said Tian Liu, chief.
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Builder Confidence Remains Strong as New Year Starts. By on January 17, 2018 (1) Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes dropped two points to a level of 72 in January on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) after reaching an 18-year high in December 2017.
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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders remains at its highest level in six years, reflecting improved optimism over the strengthening housing market this year and a. US homebuilder confidence at 6-year high. By: Associated press october 16, Construction and sales of new homes remain at depressed levels, but have been improving this year, and.
The labor force participation rate remains at depressed levels last witnessed during the 1970s. In addition, despite the improved pace of hiring, wage gains remain weak, implying the persistence.
New home construction remains stuck at the lowest levels since the. in my opinion have been one factor depressing consumer sentiment.
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