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Bankrate.com
Ho-hum GDP report keeps lid on mortgagesget a better deal with discount points. The slower-than-expected GDP growth "s
Ho-hum GDP report keeps lid on mortgages
Bankrate.com / Posted 5 hours ago
get a better deal with discount points. The slower-than-expected GDP growth "shows the economy barely above water," says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Residential investment fell at a 6.1% annual pace,... Read more
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The Hill
Pending home sales flat in Junemarkets, leading to the last two months reflecting a slight, early summer cool-
Pending home sales flat in June
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
markets, leading to the last two months reflecting a slight, early summer cool-down after a very active spring,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “Unfortunately for prospective buyers trying to take advantage of exceptionally low... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Pending Home Sales Disappoint, Realtors Fear Unhealthy Price Appreciationmirrors wage and income growth." Diverging fortunes... Regional breakdown sug
Pending Home Sales Disappoint, Realtors Fear Unhealthy Price Appreciation
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
mirrors wage and income growth." Diverging fortunes... Regional breakdown suggests price is starting to have an impact: Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says a solid bump in activity in the Northeast pulled up pending sales modestly in... Read more
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CNBC
Pending home sales eked out 0.2% gain in Junerun into situations of either being priced out of the market or outbid on the v
Pending home sales eked out 0.2% gain in June
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
run into situations of either being priced out of the market or outbid on the very few properties available for sale," said Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist, in a release. Housing inventory was almost 6 percent lower at the end of June... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?of people younger than age 35 who are homeowners went from 42 percent a decade
Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
of people younger than age 35 who are homeowners went from 42 percent a decade ago to just a little more than a third now. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, says young people are squeezed from both sides. Rents... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?of people younger than age 35 who are homeowners went from 42 percent a decade
Fewer Young People Buying Houses, But Why?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
of people younger than age 35 who are homeowners went from 42 percent a decade ago to just a little more than a third now. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, says young people are squeezed from both sides. Rents... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee 2nd-Quarter 2016 Home Sales, Median Price Rise 7.4%; Inventory Drops 27.9% In Junethat more affordable, lower-priced homes are beginning to make their way onto t
Tennessee 2nd-Quarter 2016 Home Sales, Median Price Rise 7.4%; Inventory Drops 27.9% In June
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
that more affordable, lower-priced homes are beginning to make their way onto the market,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. For the full national picture, visit this link. A breakdown of second-quarter 2016 numbers by Tennessee’s... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga home sales continue record pace"We see a very strong market and we're probably going to be as active this year
Chattanooga home sales continue record pace
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
"We see a very strong market and we're probably going to be as active this year as we've been in seven or eight years." Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said "sustained job growth, as well as this year's... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Buying home? Sorry, sellers are in chargeto the Realtors, 1st-timers constituted 33% of buyers in June, the highest that
Buying home? Sorry, sellers are in charge
Bankrate.com / Posted 7 days ago
to the Realtors, 1st-timers constituted 33% of buyers in June, the highest that proportion has been since July 2012. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors, says: "The modest bump in June sales to 1st-time buyers can be attributed to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
UPDATED Dow drop ends nine-day rallyjob growth as well as this year's descent in mortgage rates is undoubtedly driv
UPDATED Dow drop ends nine-day rally
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
job growth as well as this year's descent in mortgage rates is undoubtedly driving the appetite for home purchases," Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said in a statement. "Looking ahead, it's unclear if this current sales pace can further... Read more
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Business Insider
Something really surprising just happened in the housing marketrates and solid job gains face off against a dearth of homes available for sale
Something really surprising just happened in the housing market
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
rates and solid job gains face off against a dearth of homes available for sale and lofty home prices that keep advancing," Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, wrote in the report. Notably, Trulia chief economist Ralph B. McLaughlin pointed out that... Read more
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The Hill
Existing home sales in June boosted by first-time buyersinvestors were able to close on a home despite many competitive areas with unre
Existing home sales in June boosted by first-time buyers
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
investors were able to close on a home despite many competitive areas with unrelenting supply and demand imbalances,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "Sustained job growth as well as this year’s descent in mortgage rates is undoubtedly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US existing home sales continue to rise in Junebuyers represented 33 per cent of sales in June, up from 30 per cent in May. Al
US existing home sales continue to rise in June
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
buyers represented 33 per cent of sales in June, up from 30 per cent in May. All-cash sales were unchanged at 22 per cent. Lawrence Yun, the NAR's chief economist, said in a statement that market factors might not allow sales growth to continue.... Read more
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USA Today
Existing home sales hit 9-year high in Junejob gains, record-high stock prices and near-record low mortgage rates stoked J
Existing home sales hit 9-year high in June
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
job gains, record-high stock prices and near-record low mortgage rates stoked June's positive showings, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors. "The modest bump in June sales to first-time buyers... Read more
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8d
Newsmax
Low Mortgage Rates Help Boost US Home Resales to 9-year Highto leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to
Low Mortgage Rates Help Boost US Home Resales to 9-year High
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
to leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to come back into the market," NAR economist Lawrence Yun said. First-time buyers made up 33 percent of sales in June, the biggest share in nearly four years, the NAR... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Low mortgage rates help boost US home resales to 9-year highto leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to
Low mortgage rates help boost US home resales to 9-year high
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
to leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to come back into the market," NAR economist Lawrence Yun said. First-time buyers made up 33 percent of sales in June, the biggest share in nearly four years, the NAR... Read more
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Market Watch
Existing-home sales rise to 9-year high in Junethe biggest share in four years. Investors made up only 11% of sales, the lowes
Existing-home sales rise to 9-year high in June
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
the biggest share in four years. Investors made up only 11% of sales, the lowest since 2009. Still, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun thinks higher prices will weigh down activity in the second half of the year. Foot traffic is down nationwide,... Read more
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Reuters
Low mortgage rates help boost U.S. home resales to 9-year highto leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to
Low mortgage rates help boost U.S. home resales to 9-year high
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
to leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to come back into the market," NAR economist Lawrence Yun said. First-time buyers made up 33 percent of sales in June, the biggest share in nearly four years, the NAR... Read more
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CNBC
Low mortgage rates help boost US home resales to 9-year highto leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to
Low mortgage rates help boost US home resales to 9-year high
CNBC / Posted 8 days ago
to leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to come back into the market," NAR economist Lawrence Yun said.First-time buyers made up 33 percent of sales in June, the biggest share in nearly four years, the NAR... Read more
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FOX Business
Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in Juneto leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to
Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in June
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
to leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to come back into the market," NAR economist Lawrence Yun said. First-time buyers made up 33 percent of sales in June, the biggest share in nearly four years, the NAR... Read more
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FOX Business
Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in Juneto leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to
Existing Home Sales Rise 1.1% in June
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
to leave the European Union. "Maybe that has induced some first-time buyers to come back into the market," NAR economist Lawrence Yun said. First-time buyers made up 33 percent of sales in June, the biggest share in nearly four years, the NAR... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Is a foreign buyer in your home’s future?from China -- continue to see the U.S. as a solid investment opportunity and an
Is a foreign buyer in your home’s future?
Bankrate.com / Posted 8 days ago
from China -- continue to see the U.S. as a solid investment opportunity and an attractive place to visit and live," says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors. International buyers spent a total of $102.6 billion on residential real... Read more
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CNBC
More renters sour on homeownership, some blame student debt5 percent nationally through the first five months of the year and even faster
More renters sour on homeownership, some blame student debt
CNBC / Posted 16 days ago
5 percent nationally through the first five months of the year and even faster in areas with severe supply shortages," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the Realtors. "Most homeowners appear to realize that if they're ready to sell, they'll... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Home sales up despite June dipKingdom's decision could create immediate opportunity and long-term opportunity
Home sales up despite June dip
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Kingdom's decision could create immediate opportunity and long-term opportunity in the U.S. housing market, according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. "In the short term, volatility in the financial... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Strengthened dollar curbing growth in U.S property sales to foreignerswere typically valued higher ($277,380) compared to the median price of all U.S
Strengthened dollar curbing growth in U.S property sales to foreigners
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
were typically valued higher ($277,380) compared to the median price of all U.S. existing home sales ($223,058). Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, said this year's findings highlight the tremendous appeal U.S. real estate still has on... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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11 News Houston
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
11 News Houston / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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USA Today
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
USA Today / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KING5 Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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First Coast News
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
First Coast News / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KTVB Boise / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts saylower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to ente
Brexit unlikely to roil U.S. real estate sector, experts say
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 19 days ago
lower rates "could provide a boost for lower-income U.S. buyers" hoping to enter the real estate market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Uncertainty over the London real estate market could... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Hiring comes roaring backconcern is still sluggish employment rate at under 60% of adults, compared to 6
Hiring comes roaring back
Bankrate.com / Posted 21 days ago
concern is still sluggish employment rate at under 60% of adults, compared to 63% before the recession," notes economist Lawrence Yun with the National Association of Realtors. Economic unease is among the frustrations that have been boiling... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Home-shoppers, the jobs report didn’t raise mortgage ratesget 2 different answers. "The stronger job market means mortgage rates will li
Home-shoppers, the jobs report didn’t raise mortgage rates
Bankrate.com / Posted 21 days ago
get 2 different answers. "The stronger job market means mortgage rates will likely rise a bit from historic lows," says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. He doesn't give a timetable. Jonathan Smoke, chief... Read more
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Quartz
Overseas investors are ditching the pricey US home market—especially ones from Chinaagainst the US dollar. Those two factors made buying property in the US “a lot
Overseas investors are ditching the pricey US home market—especially ones from China
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
against the US dollar. Those two factors made buying property in the US “a lot pricier,” said NAR’s chief economist Lawrence Yun in a press release. For the second year in a row, Chinese buyers were the biggest spenders, both in terms of... Read more
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