Monday, July 19th, 2021

Buyers faltered for the first time in twelve straight months of increased demand (July 16, 2021) – According to new data from the Minneapolis Area REALTORS® and the Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS®, the median sales price for a … Continue reading

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Monday, July 19th, 2021

For Week Ending July 10, 2021 As sales prices surge, housing affordability continues to decline, despite historically low interest rates. According to the National Association of REALTORS® Housing Affordability Index, the median family income increased by only 1.2% in May, … Continue reading

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Monday, July 12th, 2021

For Week Ending July 3, 2021 Mortgage applications decreased 1.8% last week, falling to the lowest level since January 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index, with declines noted in both refinance and purchase applications. Rising home … Continue reading

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

For Week Ending June 26, 2021 The U.S. Department of Labor reported unemployment claims fell to 364,000 for the week ending June 26, down 51,000 from the previous week’s revised total and the lowest level for initial jobless claims since … Continue reading

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Monday, June 21st, 2021

For Week Ending June 12, 2021 U.S. median rental prices increased 5.5% year over year for an average of $1,527 in May, exceeding pre-pandemic figures and putting rents at their highest level in two years, according to realtor.com’s Monthly Rental … Continue reading

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