Tag Archives: NAHB HOI

Will Housing Starts Pick Up?

The Mortgage Corner “An uptick in single-family permits was probably the most important feature of a May residential construction report that was otherwise somewhat softer than our forecast,” says the research firm, Wrightson ICAP. Total housing starts fell 6 percent … Continue reading

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Fewer Foreclosures Boosting Housing Prices

The Mortgage Corner Calculated Risk just reported that Lender Processing Services (LPS) released their Mortgage Monitor report for July with some good news. According to LPS, 7.03 percent of mortgages were delinquent in July, down from 7.14 percent in June, … Continue reading

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Housing Affordability at Record High

The Mortgage Corner Nationwide housing affordability hit a new record high for a second consecutive quarter in the first three months of this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI).  So much so, … Continue reading

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