CoreLogic: Market to blame for pushing home prices higher

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are refinancing fewer mortgages than at any point since the crisis Reading Time: 4 minutes The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate dropped a whopping 27 basis points this week. That’s the biggest decline in rates since 2009. As of this morning, the 30-year fixed rate average from Freddie Mac is sitting at 4.06 percent. A year ago at this time, the average was around 4.40 percent.

Home prices jumped 6.7 percent in February compared with a year earlier, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller. and the number of homes on the market remains stubbornly low. That continues to.

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Home prices across the nine U.S. census divisions hit a 33-month high in March. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index rose 5.8 percent from its level in March 2016, a 0.1.

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Southern California house-price gains hit 2-year highs, CoreLogic reports. creating more competition among buyers and pushing prices higher.. CoreLogic’s Home Price Index is based on.

With the Income Effect pushing the public toward home purchase and the Price Effect pushing people away from home purchase, what impact have we actually seen in the housing market? The tax changes may affect high-cost markets the most, so CoreLogic first identified areas with the highest average mortgage loan and property tax payments to find.

Rising US home prices fuel concerns about unsustainable market. That means prices are now nearly 40 percent higher than they were at the depth of the crash in February 2012. By comparison, incomes jumped just 3 percent in February from the month before, and 12 percent from February 2012, according to the newspaper.

Housing starts up 6.3% but gains all concentrated in multifamily Housing permits, starts both fall in January Builders began work on fewer homes last month than they did at the end of 2014, underscoring the stop-start pace of housing’s recovery. Homebuilders broke ground on new homes at a seasonally.MBA: Mortgage applications decline further as refinances slide Though mortgage lending was up a big 38% from 2011, there will still thousands of declined mortgage applications. In fact, the top mortgage lender in the United States, Wells Fargo, denied 84,687 of the 399,911 home purchase applications it received (21.2% rejection rate), including those that were pre-approved, according to a Marketwatch analysis.Economists Forecast 2.2% June Housing Starts Drop. Starts. – Economists anticipated a 2.2% drop in June U.S. housing starts, but were surprised when the Commerce Department estimated starts plunged 12.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million.

While the two-year downturn in the housing market still. contained in the CoreLogic-Moody’s housing forecast report for the second quarter, follows similar concerns from Fitch Ratings earlier this.

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CoreLogic. home price increases, and affordability remains a significant issue for young potential buyers. “High demand and low supply of lower priced single-family rental properties continue to.

 · CoreLogic’s methodology behind overvalued housing markets “as one in which home prices are at least 10% higher than the long-term, sustainable level, while an undervalued housing market is one in which home prices are at least 10% below the sustainable level.”.