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Current Market Data

September 2021 REALTORS® Confidence Index Report: Fall Housing Market Starts on a Calmer Note

Fall Housing Market Starts on a Calmer Note

The market is cooling due to both market fundamentals as well as the seasonal decline in market activity that normally comes with fall.

September 2021 Existing-Home Sales Bounce Back 7% from Prior Month

September 2021 Existing-Home Sales Bounce Back 7%

Housing market activity in September inclined 7.0% from August 2021, with existing-home sales reaching a 6.29 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, October 21, 2021

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, October 21, 2021

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose to 3.09% from 3.05% the previous week, and rates went up by 10 basis points (0.10%) in the past two weeks.

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, October 19, 2021

Instant Reaction: Housing Starts, October 19, 2021

Based on increased home construction and the ending of the mortgage forbearance program, more inventory will appear next year compared to this year.
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Lawrence Yun

Instant Reaction: Retail Trade Sales October 15, 2021

Instant Reaction: Retail Trade Sales October 15, 2021

U.S. advance estimates of retail and food service sales for September 2021 increased from the prior month.

Commercial Weekly: Retail Vacancy Rates at Lowest Levels Since Q2 2020

Retail Vacancy Rates at Lowest Levels Since Q2 2020

With people returning to physical stores and food and drinking places, demand for retail space in Q2 2021 exceeded pre-pandemic peak levels.

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, October 14, 2021

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, October 14, 2021

Mortgage rates rose above 3% this week as consumer and producer prices continue to rise due to persistent supply bottlenecks and labor difficulties.

Instant Reaction: Inflation, October 13, 2021

Instant Reaction: Inflation, October 13, 2021

Inflation is lingering amid the strain on supply chains, labor difficulties, and rising rent prices.

Housing Affordability Continued to Improve in August

Housing Affordability Continued to Improve in August

At the national level, housing affordability increased for the second consecutive month in August compared to the previous month.