Archives: December 2015






Existing Home Sales Dip More Than Expected

Walter Whitehurst Existing Home Sales Dip More Than Expected November sales of pre-owned homes dipped lower than expected and prior month’s readings according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Analysts expected existing home sales to slow to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.30 million sales, which was based on October’s reading of 5.32 million […]



What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 21, 2015

Walter Whitehurst What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 21, 2015 Last week’s scheduled economic reports included the NAHB Housing Market Index, Housing Starts, FOMC statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s press conference. In addition to weekly reports on jobless claims and mortgage rates, inflation reports were also released. Builder Confidence Slips, Housing […]