Category Archives: Residential

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 25 2015 – Issue 9

This is the 9th issue of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior Issue click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/07/21/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-july-17-2015-issue-8/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. The 10-year Treasury closed Friday at 2.26 percent, down 10 basis …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 17 2015 – Issue 8

This is the 8th issue of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior Issue click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/07/12/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-july-10-2015-issue-7/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. The 10-year Treasury closed Friday at 2.36 percent. For the second …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 10 2015 – Issue 7

This is the 7th edition of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior Issue click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/07/05/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-july-2-2015-issue-6/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. The 10-year Treasury closed Friday at 2.40 percent. This was up …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – June 26 2015 – Issue 5

This is the 5th edition of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior edition click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/06/22/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-june-19-2015-issue-4/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. Rates, after easing the prior week, resumed their upwards pace with …Read more

May 2015 Existing Home Sales Robust — Up 9.2 Percent Year-Over-Year and 5.1 Percent Sequentially From April, Price Within 1 Percent of All-Time High

Existing home sales in May 2015 posted a solid 9.2 percent increase on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) compared to a year ago and rose 5.1 percent from April 2015 as first-time home buyers increased, reported the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Median price ramped up 7.9 percent from a year ago to $228,700, …Read more