Tag Archives: US Property Market

Hot US real estate a potential red flag: Fed’s Rosengren

The run-up in U.S. real estate prices could potentially amplify any future economic downturn, a Federal Reserve official said on Tuesday, urging regulators globally to consider tools beyond interest rates that could help cool the sector. A sharp downturn in … Continue reading

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US home sales probably fell in Jan

Home sales in the United States probably fell last month, while orders for long-lasting goods climbed, a reminder that housing lags behind manufacturing as the US recovery strengthens, economists said before reports this week. Combined purchases of new and existing … Continue reading

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Steep plunge in US mortgage index

Higher rates lead to this year’s biggest slowdown in refinancing and new home purchases The number of mortgage applications in the United States fell last week by the most this year as higher lending rates led to a slump in … Continue reading

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US commercial land prices rise at record rate

United States commercial property prices rose 4.3 per cent in September from the previous month, the biggest gain in a decade of records, Moody’s Investors Service said. The Moody’s/Real Commercial Property Price Index climbed 0.3 per cent from a year … Continue reading

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US home sales up?

Home sales in the United States probably increased last month, a sign the real estate market is stabilising after the expiration of a tax credit caused demand to plunge, economists said ahead of reports due to be released this week. … Continue reading

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Bears and the state of US housing

Housing as a luxury item or a staple – it may boil down to what numbers you believe Of all the uncertainties in the halting American economic recovery, the housing market may be the most confusing of all. At times, … Continue reading

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Property sales surge in Big Apple, unlike in rest of US

Unruffled by the moribund United States housing sector, New York’s residential property market is booming. With mortgage rates and property prices at historic lows, the city’s affluent residents are cashing on the economic conjuncture to get a pad at bargain … Continue reading

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