February 2024 Real Estate: Analyzing the Housing Inventory Crisis

February’s real estate market witnessed a surprising 10% jump in existing home sales from January, a development far surpassing consensus forecasts. However, sales still lagged slightly behind the figures from the same period last year. his phenomenon unfolds within a broader context of a persisting inventory crisis and fluctuating home prices, painting a complex picture […]

Total Mortgage Originations Plummeting as Rates Soar This Year

Throughout 2021, the United States real estate market experienced a massive resurgence, however, total mortgage originations are now plummeting this year. Mortgage Bankers Association Forecasts Plummeting Mortgage Originations With the release of last month’s existing home sales report, sales declined. Analysts point to rising mortgage rates as one of the primary causes, taking a large […]

Housing Inventory Fell to New Record-Low Level in March 2022

With the release of last month’s real estate market report, housing inventory fell to a new record-low level. Meanwhile, both existing and new home sales disappointed as prices jumped higher. As the United States first experienced the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, the housing market suffered. One year later, the United States surged through an unprecedented […]

Existing Home Sales Achieved Their Best Year Since 2006

After a strong performance towards the end of 2021, existing home sales experienced an unanticipated decline in December. Thus, home sales fell 5% from November to December 2021. However, the United States real estate market realized a massive 8.5% improvement over 2020. In doing so, existing home sales achieved their best year since 2006. Drop […]