Fannie Mae: Home construction jobs still years from recovery

Jobs increased in January, lead in part by gains in construction employment, according to the latest release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “The labor market started the year strong,”.

job growth in the first half of a year since 2010. The average workweek remained steady at 34.4 hours for the third straight month, but the annual growth in total weekly hours has fallen from 2.4 percent in January to 1.5 percent in June, the slowest pace since

Residential construction workers took the hardest hit during the downturn, and a new study from Fannie Mae shows it will be years before a return to. Fannie Mae: Home construction jobs still.

The weekly average rates for new mortgages as of 28 th February were quoted by Freddie Mac to be: 30-year fixed rates held steady at 4.35% in the week. Rates were down from 4.43% from a year ago. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says, "Despite the recent rise in mortgage rates, both existing and new home sales continue to show.

Fitch Updates Ratings Model; Projects Steep Housing Price Declines Fitch Updates Ratings Model; Projects Steep Housing price declines fitch Ratings expects this trend to continue with the natural pace of growth over time in line. between fiscal years 2008 and 2010 to address steep recessionary tax base declines. property. housing values have also fully recovered to a median sale price of $350,000.

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Prices rising in many cities. New houses being built at the fastest pace in years. Interest rates hovering at historic lows. A vibrant rental market. A growing. A centerpiece of that effort is winding down Fannie Mae and. to start more homes and create more construction jobs. The recovery in Phoenix is emblematic of the larger improvements happening in.

How Much Home Can I Afford? Note: If a lender determines that a project does not meet all of Fannie Mae’s project eligibility requirements but believes that the project has merit and warrants additional consideration, the lender may request an exception (see B4-2.2-07, Projects with Special Considerations and Project Eligibility Waivers, for additional information).

Yet a technical recovery is not the same thing as a strong one. Roughly a fifth of US homeowners are still trapped in negative equity, where their mortgages are worth more than their homes. pockets.

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