Fannie Mae: 2Q Home Prices Down from Record High

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said single-family home prices increased at the annualized rate of 19.4 percent in the second quarter–down slightly from the previous quarter’s upwardly revised 20.5 percent, but still at a highly elevated pace.

June Jobs Report Beats Estimates

Employment rose by 372,000 jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a strong report despite rising inflation and economic uncertainty.

May New Home Sales Jump 11%

May new home sales proved to be a solitary bright spot in a month of otherwise disappointing housing reports, rising by nearly 11 percent from April, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Friday.

May Housing Starts Plunge Amid Market Volatility

Housing starts fell sharply in May, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday, as continued market volatility and higher interest rates took a toll on both consumers and home builders.

April New Home Sales Fall to 2-Year Low

New home sales in April suffered double-digit percentage losses for the second consecutive month, falling to their lowest level since June 2020, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.