Will a wider war in the Middle East push mortgage rates higher or lower?

10-year yield and mortgage rates There is nothing good to report on mortgage rates from last…

What will happen to home prices with more inventory?

Sales are increasing because supply is increasing. We’re slowly emerging from a supply-constrained market. Sales in…

Housing inventory fell last week, but it won’t derail the spring bump

Weekly housing inventory data Active inventory still needs to be faster for my taste. My model…

The Bay Area is the country’s 4th-hottest housing market

As of March 29, the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont metropolitan area was the fourth-hottest housing market in the…

Spring forecast: More inventory and rising home sales

Pending sales Last week saw 69,000 new contracts for single-family home purchases across the country. There…

Weekly active inventory growth still too slow

Weekly housing inventory data Now that we are right in the middle of the spring buying…

Mortgage rates helped by the Fed’s moderate stance

Mortgage rates had a chance to break to new highs this year, but the Federal Reserve…

How this week’s Fed meeting could impact inventory

As we started 2024, the signals in the U.S. real estate market were for inventory growth,…

New listings surge as the spring buying season approaches

Prospective homebuyers have more options to choose from in the housing market, which could help spur…

Is the spring housing market ready for the Fed’s déjà vu?

A serious 10-year yield and mortgage rate talk My work on housing moves around the 10-year…