August 2023 Housing Market Update: An In-depth Review

The housing sector, with its myriad influences like supply, demand, financing, and construction costs, has always been a fascinating barometer of economic health. In August 2023, the data painted a mixed picture of challenges and potential growth avenues. Let’s delve into the month’s key insights. Sales and Inventory Dynamics Shape August 2023 Housing Market In […]

Existing Home Sales Rise for First Time in Twelve Months

While the past year-and-a-half took its toll on the real estate market, the latest news offered a glimmer of hope as data saw existing home sales rise. Despite 2021’s massive surge in real estate sales, 2022 generated a lackluster environment. Although the most recent data reflected an increase in home sales, housing inventory still presents […]

Real Estate Market Challenges Contribute to the Declining Originations

May 2022 highlighted numerous real estate market challenges facing prospective home buyers. Now, the data directly supports the drop-off in activity. Higher Mortgage Rates Fueling Real Estate Market Challenges When discussing the latest real estate market challenges, higher mortgage rates take the top spot across many lists. Throughout the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]