Consumer prices are not fully compliant, though they have decelerated from last year.
Despite high figures, 336,000 in September, over 4 million more jobs compared to pre-covid March 2020 numbers, it does not mean all is well.
The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate now sits at 7.49% as of October 5, 2023, up from 7.31% last week.
Overall, the number of mortgage loan applications has been steadily increasing since 2010, but recent events caused a sharp decline in the numbers from 2021, even though the count of NAR members are on the rise.
Housing market activity this August declined 0.7% from July 2023 to a 4.04 million seasonally adjusted annual rate.
The 30-year fixed rose this week to 7.31% from 7.19%, the highest level since December 15, 2020.
As low-interest loans mature at higher rates, all commercial real estate sectors face challenges. Higher vacancy rates and slower rent growth remain the dominant trends of the current market.
Recent data on residential REALTOR® safety looks at how professionals in the field are taking proactive steps to protect themselves while serving their clients.
The safety of commercial REALTORS® is a paramount concern, and understanding the measures taken to ensure it is crucial.
Mortgage interest rates remained relatively steady in the last week at an elevated rate of 7.19% for the 30-year fixed.
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