Housing Market Roundup

Among the many housing reports that came across our desk this week: Genworth Mortgage Insurance said 2020 was the “best year on record” for first-time home buyers; Radian said February home prices accelerated; Black Knight reported mortgage delinquencies rose for the first time in nine months; and Redfin said the home-buying process is becoming a headache for many consumers.

Housing Market Roundup

Here’s a quick-hit summary of several housing and housing finance reports released over the past several days:

Housing Market Roundup, Jan. 4, 2021

We hope you had an enjoyable holiday break. Here is a summary of some reports that came out over the holidays:

Housing Market Roundup, Dec. 24, 2020

It’s almost the end of a year many of us would like to forget—unless, of course, we’re a mortgage banker. Here’s a summary of a plethora of reports that crossed the MBA NewsLink desk in the past few days:

Housing Market Roundup

So much news, so little time and space. The end of the year seems to bring out the volume in housing market reports, so here are a couple paragraphs each on some of the latest reports to come across our desks:

Housing Market Roundup Nov. 16, 2020

Redfin, Seattle, said popular second-home destinations including the Jersey Shore, Cape Cod, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs and Bend, Ore., are heating up and becoming full-time residences for homebuyers who have the luxury of working remotely.

Housing Market Roundup

In this edition of the MBA NewsLink Housing Market Roundup, we look at the latest FHFA Strategic Plan; how consumers are altering their home buying and home selling plans during the coronavirus pandemic; why housing affordability might be at a “tipping point;” how the coronavirus is driving down inventories; and how political preferences are having an effect on where people choose to live–or even stay in America.

Housing Market Roundup, Oct. 6, 2020

Here are summaries of the latest housing finance reports, from Black Knight; Redfin; Zillow; and Morning Consult.