Home Prices Are Cooling Faster In The West

Home price appreciation is leveling out on a national level, but zooming in on price points and regions reveals a more complex picture, according to new data from the AEI Housing Center. The center looked at how home price appreciation is changing, first by price tier and then by specific metros and geography. While June home price appreciation dropped to nearly zero month-over-month nationally, the story is completely different when analyzing these two metrics. In the first, the Center divided home sales into four price tiers based on their access to leverage. Doing so revealed that appreciation is slowing across all tiers, especially when it comes to the highest level. High-price tier homes were the first to show a negative…

Morning Roundup (1/25/2022)– Emerging Markets, Mortgage Scheme Victims Can Apply For Compensation

Good Morning! Today is Tuesday, January 25. President Biden was caught cursing about a Fox News reporter on a hot mic. Stocks continued a selloff at the opening bell this morning as investors worry over Fed policies and global politics. The Supreme Court will hear cases challenging affirmative action, focused on Harvard and the University of North Carolina. In mortgage and housing news… The Mortgage Note Reports Victims of Mortgage Ponzi Scheme Can Seek Compensation: People who were victimized by what investigators have called the biggest Ponzi scheme in New Hampshire history can apply for compensation. Big Cities Making A Comeback: More expensive, populated housing markets appeared on the quarterly Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com® Emerging Housing Markets Index, which could signal…

Morning Roundup (11/15/2021)– Forbearances Drop Below 2%, Airbnb To Impact Market In 2022

Good Morning! Today is Monday, November 15. The Glasgow climate summit ended with an agreement by nearly 200 countries to cut their carbon emissions in half this decade. An appeals court barred President Biden’s vaccine mandate for large employers. A New York Times report revealed the US hid an airstrike that killed civilians in Syria. And in mortgage and housing news… Forbearances Drop Below 2%: Forbearance exits jumped week-over-week, with nearly 300,000 borrowers leaving their plans, Black Knight reported. Airbnb Will Majorly Impact 2022 Market: Analysts predict Airbnb will expand its inventory 25% in 2022, suggesting it will have a significant impact on the housing market next year. AEI Response: The AEI Housing Center published a response to FHFA’s proposed…