Mortgage rates head lower, helped by better mortgage spreads

If we took the worst levels of the spreads from 2023 and incorporated those today, mortgage…

Interest rates and inventory challenge buyers in northwest Ohio

The Toledo metro area has a 90-day average Altos Research Market Action Index score that has…

The housing market is better positioned for lower mortgage rates

Weekly housing inventory data While inventory growth this week slowed to 6,803 — well below my…

New listings data is growing and prices still aren’t crashing

New listings data The seasonal peak period is in, and we don’t even see the extra…

The hazy, lazy days of summer hit the northern New Hampshire housing market

In Carroll County, New Hampshire, where Kubichko’s brokerage is based, the Altos Research Market Action Index…

New home sales show why permits are falling

Today, new home sales came in slightly below estimates. The three monthly revisions were positive, but…

Is mortgage demand really picking up?

Purchase application data When mortgage rates fell more than 1% lower in late 2022 and 2023,…

Why are home prices at all-time highs with more inventory?

Let’s keep it simple: total active listings are still below 2019 levels nationally, and the days…

Why Austin home prices remain stubbornly high

Austin inventory Low mortgage rates tied to COVID-era policies spurred a nationwide homebuying spree that stripped…

Home price growth slows to lowest level since January 2023: Redfin

U.S. home prices are growing at their slowest pace in nearly a year and a half,…