‘Increasing pressure on list prices.’ 3 top economists and real estate professionals on the real estate markets where house prices will fall the most this year

Some markets may be more vulnerable to home price cuts than others, pros say. Getty Images Buyers in some markets are already getting – or could soon get – some relief in the form of lower home prices, pros say. Already in the last 4-8 weeks, experts have noticed downward price pressure in previously robust … Read more

‘Increasing pressure on list prices.’ 3 top economists and real estate professionals on the real estate markets where house prices will fall the most this year

Some markets may be more vulnerable to home price cuts than others, pros say. Getty Images Buyers in some markets are already getting – or could soon get – some relief in the form of lower home prices, pros say. Already in the last 4-8 weeks, experts have noticed downward price pressure in previously robust … Read more

‘Continued slowdown in home prices.’ Here’s what 5 economists and real estate professionals predict for the housing market this year

What will happen in the housing market this year? Getty Images When will house price growth really slow down? Will mortgage rates continue to rise? What do I need to know if I’m trying to buy a home now? These are all questions we hear from readers, peers and others, so we asked top economists … Read more

10 cities where house prices are being slashed as the real estate market cools

The US housing sector is finally cooling down. For those who want to buy, according to new data, there are houses in several parts of the country that are currently for sale. According to Realtor.com, in June sellers cut home prices in areas that had seen late-breaking price increases early in the pandemic, including Reno, … Read more

China’s housing crisis will cause iron ore prices to fall more sharply: Goldman Sachs

A severe surplus in the iron ore market, caused by renewed pressure in China’s real estate market, will push prices of the commodity lower in the second half of the year, analysts at Goldman Sachs warned this week. The iron ore market is on track to register an oversupply of 67 million tonnes by the … Read more

Leave No Paper Trail: How a group of sovereign citizens used a bogus credit repair deal to build a real estate empire

Bad credit? No problem. A group of suspected scammers have been accused of running a fraudulent credit repair business and then using their customers’ identities to obtain mortgages on millions of dollars worth of real estate to collect rental fees. When the crew – which included a mortgage broker, a real estate agent and a … Read more

I’m Chief Economist for a $5 billion real estate data and title company. Here are 5 things you need to know about the housing market right now

Markus Fleming Housing has become increasingly unaffordable for millions of Americans – house prices and mortgage rates continue to rise (see the lowest rates you can currently qualify for here). That’s why we spoke to Mark Fleming as part of our series, in which we ask prominent economists and real estate professionals their opinions on … Read more

‘Fewer contracts signed, fewer bidding wars’: A slowdown in the Manhattan housing market could be a dire warning for the US housing market

First the good news. The median selling price for homes sold in Manhattan rose to a record high in the second quarter, up 10.6% annually to $1.25 million, while the median selling price hit the third-highest on record, according to a report by real estate appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and real estate agent Douglas Elliman … Read more

“Prices may fall in some markets”: 5 economists and real estate professionals on what to expect from this “transforming” housing market

How is the housing market doing now? Getty Images Although mortgage rates have been slowly rising — some pros say we could see more of that (you can see the lowest mortgage rates you can get here) — homebuyers over the summer have likely noticed that house price growth doesn’t seem to be slowing down … Read more

5 Economists And Real Estate Pros On How High Mortgage Rates Could Be This Summer

Mortgage rates have gone up. Here’s what housing market professionals might say next with the rates. Getty Images/iStockphoto Mortgage rates are on an uptrend in 2022: while rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages were just over 3% in January, they recently hovered over 5%. (Here are the lowest mortgage rates you may qualify for.) That means … Read more