Mortgage Demand Falls as Rates Move Back to Over 7 Percent

[ad_1] Housing inventory keeps rising as buyers are unwilling to pay high mortgage rates. Weekly mortgage demand dropped to the lowest in three months as interest rates moved up following…

New Homebuyers Increasingly Cash-Strapped: Data

[ad_1] According to the latest data from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller, U.S. home price increases show no sign of waning. Another record high was reached in March, with prices rising 6.49…

Queensland Government Collects an Extra $3.5 Billion in Stamp Duty Tax

[ad_1] A report has revealed that the Queensland government has received an extra $3.5 billion in stamp duty over the last 3 years. A new report by the Property Council…

S&P Home Price Index Hits ‘New All-Time High’ in March

[ad_1] The San Diego housing market reported the highest gains among 20 tracked cities, followed by New York and Cleveland. U.S. home prices continued to rise in March, with national…

Regional Housing Prices, Rents Hit Record Highs in Australia

[ad_1] Home values across regional Australia climbed 2.1 percent in the three months to April 2024, the highest quarterly increase in nearly two years. Australia’s housing crisis has deepened as…

Queensland Bans ‘Rent Bidding’ | The Epoch Times

[ad_1] The government says it has made a fairer system for renters, but a Queensland real estate body says there are several disappointing details in the new laws. The Queensland…

Median US Home Price Hits ‘Highest Level on Record’ in April: Redfin

[ad_1] More than 90 percent of 221 US metros saw home price gains in the first quarter of 2024. Home prices in the United States have climbed to a record…

‘Depressing’: Economist on Why Australians Should Not Expect the Housing Situation to Change

[ad_1] A senior economist says the 2024 budget will do little, if anything, to address housing issues in Australia. An Australian economist has described the country’s federal housing budget as…

Budget 2024: Government Pledges to Build 1.2 Million New Homes in Five Years

[ad_1] About $6.2 billion will go into the initiative. The federal government has announced $6.2 billion to build new homes in the 2024-25 federal budget to try to deal with…

America’s Home Insurance Rates Skyrocket–Almost 35 Percent Struggling to Afford Premiums This Year

[ad_1] A surprising new survey by LendingTree LLC indicates that more than 34 percent of Americans are now struggling to keep up with their home insurance premiums, and 26 percent…