Tag Archives: falling

Falling New-Home Sales Spark Worry

Dropping sales volumes in new-home construction has home builders worried about a possibly dismal spring looming in 2014. “There’s some nervousness about the spring selling...

What’s Behind Falling Housing Inventories?

Home prices are increasing across the country as the number of homes for-sale continues to fall. But at a time when buyer demand is picking up, why is inventory still so low?...

Falling Foreclosures Pushing Up Home Prices

As foreclosure backlogs have decreased, so have many of the big discounts on home prices. The slowdown in foreclosures is partially behind the recent rise in home prices, some...

Why Are Mortgage Applications Falling?

Mortgage applications once again fell last week, despite low interest rates and building confidence in the housing market. Total applications dropped 2.5 percent for last week, the...

‘Hardest Hit’ Program Is Falling Short, Report Says

A “hardest hit” fund to help 18 states that were most battered in the mortgage crisis isn’t meeting its goals of helping underwater home owners, according to a report by the...

Housing Affordability Soars to Record High

Low mortgage rates and falling home values have brought housing within reach to more families than ever before, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® housing...