Freddie Mac: Top 5 improving metro markets for housing

Freddie Mac says that the housing market as a whole in the. and all of the top 100 metro areas were showing an improving three-month trend.. on long-term mortgage rates, the U.S. housing.

Record High 291 Housing Markets Listed As Improving In September. from Freddie Mac and single-family housing permit growth from the U.S. Census Bureau.. to generate a list of improving.

U.S. Housing Markets ‘Struggle’ for Stability as Home Prices Moderate: Freddie Mac September 25, 2014 Staff 0 comments consumer prices , consumer trends , mortgages/housing market Freddie Mac’s latest update of its housing market index finds many states struggling to keep a momentum of recovery as home prices continue to moderate and mortgage.

“Before the crash, we were doing mostly for-sale housing, but during the crash, we started learning about underwriting rental housing,” Altheimer says. “Market. Freddie Mac committed up to $100.

Freddie Mac: Top 5 improving metro markets for housing Brena Swanson is formerly the Digital Reporter for HousingWire. Brena joined the HousingWire news team in February 2013, also serving in the.

Foreclosures in 2011 to break last year’s record: RealtyTrac US banks ‘foreclosed on record 1m homes in 2010’ – Banks repossessed a record. the nation’s foreclosures occurred in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois and Michigan. RealtyTrac said 2.9 million US households were subject to a foreclosure filing.

Eliminating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without legislation | LIVE STREAM November 2014 Freddie Mac: Housing Markets Struggle to Maintain Momentum. The U.S. housing market is struggling to maintain a steady momentum as purchase applications fall and housing prices continue to temper, Freddie Mac reported Sept. 24 in its monthly Multi-Indicator Market Index.

MiMi monitors and measures the stability of the nation’s housing market, as well as the housing markets of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the top 100 metro markets.

 · Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., released its Multi-Indicator Market Index, showing the U.S. housing market continuing to slowly stabilize with one additional state, Rhode Island, and four additional metro areas entering their outer range of stable housing activity: Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pa.; Phoenix, and Albany, N.Y.

NAR: Buyer traffic up 29% from a year ago The fastest inventory growth was found in condominiums and townhomes, which are now up 7 percent year-over-year, but single family homes are growing at a faster pace than last month, now growing.

The same time last year, all 50 states and 96 of the top 100 metro areas were showing an improving three-month trend. Freddie Mac Deputy Chief Economist len kiefer stated, "Housing markets are on track for their best year in a decade, and that’s reflected in MiMi. The National MiMi stands at 85.7, a 5.4 percent year-over-year increase.

Freddie Mac predicts total housing starts will increase 16% from 2015 to 2016, but it’s still not enough. That’s why more people are turning to the rental market, which is faced with a similar.

Fifth Third Bank promotes Phillip McHugh to head of consumer bank Fifth Third Bancorp announced recently that it is promoting Phillip McHugh to become the bank’s new head of its consumer bank, which includes retail banking, mortgage, auto lending, business.