By Mark Hanson Of M Hanson Advisers
*Bottom Line: House prices and end-user, shelter-buyer fundamentals have never been further apart in key, economically significant cities.*
The two charts.. Zero Hedge
U.S. mortgage rates again fell this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 3.89 percent for the week ending Aug. 17, down from 3.9 percent the previous week. A year ago,.. bizjournals
Mortgage rates for first-time buyers are creeping up over fears that house prices may fall. Over the past six months lenders have slashed rates to record lows for borrowers with larger deposits. MailOnline
The rapid growth of house prices weakened in May, with London the second slowest region in the UK, new official data published today showed.
Average house prices increased by 4.7 per cent in the.. City A.M.
Barratt Developments became the latest housebuilder to unveil a sunshiney set of results, after it said its completion rate was at its highest in nine years.
In a trading update.. City A.M.
History is replete with examples of financial bubbles, from Dutch ‘Tulipmania’ in the 1630s and the South Sea bubble of 1720, through to the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the dot com boom and bust.. City A.M.
It's official - mortgage rates have never been lower than they are today. It's possible to get a rate of just 0.89 per cent from Yorkshire Building Society if you have a 35 per cent deposit. MailOnline
Friday marked the first anniversary since the UK decided it was going to ditch the European Union.
It’s been a turbulent time to say the least, and the political earthquake which hit the UK last.. City A.M.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. applications to refinance an existing home reached a seven-month peak last week as mortgage rates were unchanged to higher, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday. Reuters
House prices in the three months to May dropped 0.2 per cent compared to the preceding quarter - the second quarterly fall recorded in the Halifax house price index since November 2012.
Halifax.. City A.M.
A jump in housebuilding caused activity in the UK's construction sector to smash economists' forecasts in May, a closely-watched index has shown.
Markit's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the.. City A.M.
First-time buyers remained buoyant in the first quarter of 2017 with the number of mortgage enquiries, applications and completions rising, according to a study by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders.. City A.M.
London recorded the lowest rate of annual house price inflation for five years in April, according to Hometrack's latest house price index.
Figures for last month show that house price growth in.. City A.M.
Savills has warned that the UK General Election will hit the housing market over the next few weeks, with transactions set to fall.
In a statement on its annual general meeting today, the property.. City A.M.
HSBC has launched the lowest five-year fixed rate mortgage on the market, underscoring the intense competition in home lending since the Bank of England cut its base rate to record lows.
The.. City A.M.