Survey Reveals Hurdles to Homeownership "Despite their emergence as today’s fastest-growing homebuying demographic, first-time homebuyers still face many headwinds. The most important thing that a first time home buyer should do if you are considering buying a short sale is to get educated about the process.

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Steven Cohen’s point72 asset management discloses passive stake in Nationstar Loan applications decline as mortgage interest rates skyrocket NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. mortgage applications to buy a home and to refinance one recorded their steepest weekly decline in four months. said in a statement. Interest rates on conforming 30-year.Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management added to its positions in the energy sector with Baker Hughes Inc. , Whiting Petroleum , and Weatherford International (WFT). One of its top new positions.

The National Association of REALTORS survey shows that 75% of first-time homebuyers said that finding the right property was the hardest part of the buying experience. A good real estate professional can guide you through the entire process and make the experience much easier.

The low demand in November meant that first-time home buyers had only a 30 percent share in demand, which is slightly down from 31 percent in October and last year. However, in 2016 home sellers saw an increase of first-time home buyers enter the housing market because of the growing segment of millennials between 25 and 34 years of age.

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Mortgage rates to set more record lows The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from Friday evening through Monday morning, making this a full Moon weekend. In recent years, people have been using the name ‘Blue Moon’ for the second of two full moons in a single calendar month.

The following table shows that while residential refinance lending volume was up an estimated 17.1 percent in 2016 versus 2015, it is currently expected to plunge 49 percent in 2017. Posted on Survey shows first-time homebuyers growing weary of short sales

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First time buyers. In March, first time homebuyers accounted for a record high share of all American real estate sales, according to the latest Campbell/Inside Mortgage Finance Monthly Survey of Real Estate Market Conditions which surveys over 1,500 real estate agents monthly regarding sales and mortgage patterns. The survey found that 48.2%.

A decline in the headline ‘flash’ PMI to its lowest for three years pushes the survey data down to a level historically consistent with GDP growing. sales tax hike later this year. Subsequently,

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"For new-home buyers, green is the color of money. The share of homes being built in the U.S. with environmentally friendly features jumped to 16% of single-family starts last year from 2% in 2006, says McGraw-Hill Construction, a market-research firm in New York.