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Tuesday: Housing Starts

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Tuesday: Housing Starts

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Lowest Mortgage Rates in 2 Weeks Mortgage rates added to last week’s improvement with another modest drop today. That brings the average lender to the best levels in exactly 2 weeks–a welcome change after hitting the highest levels in more than 3 months on Friday November 8th....
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First Look: 2020 Housing Forecasts

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First Look: 2020 Housing Forecasts

Towards the end of each year I collect some housing forecasts for the following year.  This is just a beginning (I’ll gather many more). The table below shows a few forecasts for 2020: From Fannie Mae: Housing Forecast: October 2019 From Freddie Mac: Freddie Mac October Forecast: Housing Market Remains Strong While Economic Slowdown Looms...
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Thursday: Housing Starts, Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg, Industrial Production

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Thursday: Housing Starts, Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg, Industrial Production

Thursday:• At 8:30 AM, Housing Starts for September. The consensus is for 1.300 million SAAR, down from 1.364 million SAAR. • Also at 8:30 AM, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 215,000 initial claims, up from 210,000 last week. • Also at 8:30 AM, the Philly Fed...
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Wednesday: Housing Starts, Beige Book

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Wednesday: Housing Starts, Beige Book

Wednesday:• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index. • At 8:30 AM, Housing Starts for June. The consensus is for 1.260 million SAAR, down from 1.269 million SAAR in May. • During the day, The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for June (a...
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Tuesday: Housing Starts

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Tuesday: Housing Starts

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Stay Flat, But Risks Will Increase From Here Mortgage rates were only modestly higher today. Most lenders were still quoting the same rates compared to Friday with the only difference being slightly higher upfront costs. This means the rate at the top of the average...
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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Durable Goods, Q1 Housing Vacancies and Homeownership

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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Durable Goods, Q1 Housing Vacancies and Homeownership

Thursday:• At 8:30 AM: The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 200 thousand initial claims, up from 192 thousand the previous week. • At 8:30 AM: Durable Goods Orders for March from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 0.8% increase in durable goods orders. • At...
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Housing and Recessions

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Housing and Recessions

Following the recent bounce back in some of the housing reports, I’d like to update a couple of graphs. For the economy, what we should be focused on are single family starts and new home sales. As I noted in Investment and Recessions “New Home Sales appears to be an excellent leading indicator, and...
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Friday: Employment Report, Housing Starts, Speech Fed Chair Powell

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Friday: Employment Report, Housing Starts, Speech Fed Chair Powell

My February Employment Preview Goldman: February Payrolls Preview Friday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Employment Report for February.   The consensus is for 178,000 jobs added, and for the unemployment rate to decline to 3.9%. • At 8:30 AM, Housing Starts for January. The consensus is for 1.170 million SAAR, up from 1.078 million SAAR....
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Thursday: Housing Starts (Postponed), Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg Survey

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Thursday: Housing Starts (Postponed), Unemployment Claims, Philly Fed Mfg Survey

Thursday:• At 8:30 AM, POSTPONED Housing Starts for December. The consensus is for 1.256 million SAAR, unchanged from 1.256 million SAAR. • At 8:30 AM, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 220 thousand initial claims, up from 216 thousand the previous week. • At 8:30 AM, the...
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Sacramento Housing in November: Sales Down 7% YoY, Active Inventory up 23% YoY

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Sacramento Housing in November: Sales Down 7% YoY, Active Inventory up 23% YoY

From SacRealtor.org: November 2018 Statistics – Sacramento Housing Market – Single Family Homes, Median sales price increases, sales volume drops November closed with 1,304 sales, a 9.3% decrease from the 1,413 sales of September. Compared to the same month last year (1,396), the current figure is down 6.6%. Of the 1,304 sales this month,...
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