As lumber prices stabilize, the future of homebuilding remains steady

According to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) report based on a monthly survey of NAHB members the consensus was that confidence among homebuilders steadied over the past month despite continuing material and labor challenges.

Three things that can impact rates this week

These are the three areas that have the greatest ability to impact your rates this week. 1) The Fed, 2) Central Bank and 3) Manufacturing...

Artificial intelligence: friend or foe in the real estate world?

Consumers as well as Realtors are just as unconvinced that artificial intelligence is not a danger to the industry they know and love, but in the end, AI can’t truly replace humans...

Retail sales beat expectations

Sept retail sales were better than forecasts. Sales increased 0.7% with estimates of a decline of 0.1% and August sales revised from...

Market Focus: Jobs and PPI data better than expected

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims were lighter than expected, 293K vs. est. of 319K...