Tag Archives: demand

Fed’s Taper Talk Deflates Loan Demand

Mortgage applications fell last week on the heels of the Federal Reserve’s announcement that it would start to taper its bond-buying stimulus program after the first of the year....

Apartment Demand Soars, Rents Constrained

Apartment vacancies fell by 10 basis points in the third quarter to 4.2 percent, according to a preliminary look of the ReisReports third-quarter market report for the apartment,...

Loan Demand Continues to Soften

Applications for mortgage refinances continued to tumble last week as mortgage rates hovered near two-year highs. ...

Loan Demand Falls as Rates Move Up

As mortgage rates rose last week, mortgage applications dropped 3 percent, moving to their lowest level since November 2011, the Mortgage Banker’s Association reports. ...

Big-Ticket Homes in Higher Demand

The luxury home market is gaining momentum, with prices rising and many areas where upscale housing once struggled now turning into a seller’s market, according to the Institute for...

Loan Demand Picks Up Steam

Mortgage applications rose 5 percent last week as mortgage rates declined, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its weekly mortgage market survey for the week ending April 12,...

Builders Step Up Construction Due to Rising Demand

Homebuilders broke ground on homes in March at the fastest pace since June 2008, mostly fueled by a surge in apartment construction, the Commerce Department reports. ...

Buyer Demand Soars, But Where Are the Houses?

Buyer demand is rapidly rising, but the housing market is realizing they may not have the inventory to meet it. “The housing turnaround seems to have caught almost everyone in the...

Builders Ramp Up Hiring From Rising Demand

Growing confidence among home builders about the housing recovery is prompting more of them to go on a hiring frenzy to meet increasing buyer demand. Government data shows that 48,000...

Demand Soars for Real Estate-Related IPOs

More investors are betting on housing’s recovery in the stock market. A U.S. housing recovery is bringing about high returns for investors in the stock market, and prompting more...