New-home sales reversed course in May, with sales of new, single-family homes up 2.9 percent to 610,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)..

Mortgage lending standards slightly ease up New Lending Guidelines Could Loosen Credit Standards Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac’s easier lending guidelines went into effect yesterday and mortgage lenders are eager to take advantage of them in an ongoing effort to offset the long-term slowdown in mortgage activity. The new guidelines resulted from an agreement in October to clarify when lenders would.

Pending Home Sales Reverse Course, Rise 0.9 Percent in June. July 30, 2018. Facebook. Twitter. WhatsApp. Linkedin. ReddIt. Email. WASHINGTON (July 30, 2018) – pending home sales increased in all four major regions in June, but o. Thank you for your interest in The Registry.

The numbers: U.S. pending home sales edged up 0.5% to a reading of 104.6 in September. by reminding investors that at some point the central bank would start to reverse its crisis-era policies..

Pending Home Sales Index – PHSI: An index created by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) that tracks homes sales in which a contract is signed but the sale has not yet closed. The pending.

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Pending Home Sales Reverse Course in February, rise 3.1 percent. pending home sales snapped back in much of the country in February, but weakening affordability and not enough inventory on the market restricted overall activity compared to a year ago,

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*The Pending Home Sales Index is a leading indicator for the housing sector, based on pending sales of existing homes. A sale is listed as pending when the contract has been signed but the.

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Many buyers assume that "sale pending" means the property is no longer available. But that’s not always the case. If you’ve fallen in love with a home that shows as pending, don’t immediately rule it out. Here’s what you need to know to decide if a "sale pending" home is still worth pursuing.

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The national median existing-home price is expected to increase around 4.2 percent. In 2017, existing sales increased 1.1 percent and prices rose 5.8 percent. In the Northeast, the pending sales index surged 10.3 percent to 96.0 in February, but it’s still 5.1 percent below a year ago.