Stocks finished the final day of the month — but the first week of a shortened holiday trading week — with a mixed finished after rallying last week during some of the lowest trading volume days.. Business Insider
U.S. mortgage rates increased in the past week as a potential Fed hike sits on the horizon, according to Freddie Mac. The average 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 3.64 percent for the week ending May.. bizjournals
This week brought more signs that the housing market is showing continued improvement, and prospects of higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve won't kill the ongoing recovery, according to one.. Source: The Street -
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but so far the higher costs haven't thwarted sales. Solid job growth, modest increases in wages and.. SeattlePI.com Also reported by •CJME
Following February's disappointing slowdown in home price appreciation, *March's S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City home price index stabilized, rising 5.43% YoY (beating 5.16% expectations by the most in 2.. Zero Hedge
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently indicated the market was not ready for an increase in interest rates. What does this mean for those looking to buy or refinance a.. Huffington Post
First-quarter economic growth was revised up 0.3 percentage point to 0.8 percent at an annual rate. Strong growth in residential investment boosted real GDP growth, but weakness in business investment.. The White House
If you've ever worried about getting on the housing ladder in London, spare a thought for the people of Cambridge.
House prices in Britain's 20 biggest cities are showing double-digit growth in.. City A.M.
Watch VideoThere's been a big increase in people signing contracts to buy homes. In April, those numbers hit highs we haven't seen in over a decade.
In a news release from the National Association.. Newsy
Stocks went nowhere on Thursday in an extremely quiet and slow session that was, amazingly, not the final trading day of the week.
First, the scoreboard:
· Dow: 17,825, -25, (-0.1%)
· S&P.. Business Insider
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief.. SeattlePI.com
WASHINGTON (AP) " Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week but remained at low levels that could entice purchasers amid the current home buying season.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average.. New Zealand Herald Also reported by •Seattle Times •ajc.com