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.

Home Prices Keep Going Up, Up, Up

A flurry of economic reports shows U.S. home price appreciation, triggered by low housing inventories, keep pushing toward—and beyond—double-digit percentage annual growth.

Housing Report Roundup

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Radian: U.S. Home Price Gains Slow in May

Radian Group, Philadelphia, said home prices across the United States rose at an annualized rate of 4.5 percent in May from April.

Housing Finance Roundup

This week has produced more housing finance reports than you can shake a stick at. Here’s a roundup and summary of what’s happening of reports from Ellie Mae; ATTOM Data Solutions; Redfin; Radian Inc.; TransUnion; Black Knight; Zillow; and PayNearMe.

Home Prices Rising Despite Coronavirus

Several reports this week suggest despite the crippling effect the coronavirus has had on the spring housing market, home prices continue to increase.