Lack of inventory main headwind in housing market, says pro

Although jobs and new residential housing starts in Q4 2017 offered some hope for inventory relief, Vivas says that’s not so, as the inventory shortage is showing signs of sticking around in 2018.

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Mortgage Rates Drift Down to One Month Lows mbs recap: bonds hold steady Despite Big Ticket Events In fact, it was that data more than anything that pushed yields higher and MBS Prices lower in the 830am-930am time frame. Refreshingly, a surge in the stock market didn’t do any noticeable damage to bonds. That’s not something we would have expected based on the recent trend of extreme correlation. 10yr yields managed to hold under the 2.425%.As of June 19, 2019, mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages grew over the past week, with the rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow at 4.04%, up 11 basis points from June 12. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate was mostly quiet throughout the week and ended higher than seven days ago.

Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest points in years. The market will continue to strengthen in 2018. However, there is one thing that may cause the industry to tap the brakes: a lack of housing inventory.

Low inventory, high prices could cut into local home sales. Despite a strong start to the spring selling season, Ventura County lacks sufficient midrange housing to meet demand.

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Lack of Inventory Pushing Listing Prices Higher, Says CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Great news sellers. As indicated by CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, Dr. Frank Nothaft, home prices have appreciated by nearly 7% year-over-year from December 2016 to December 2017.

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"Solid job creation throughout 2016 and exceptionally low mortgage rates translated into a good year for the housing market," says Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist. However, the final month of 2016 saw existing-home sales drop 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million, NARreported as sales in December were only 0.

3.8Kshares 2.8k 0 49 1.0KGoing into the 2016 spring market, the biggest challenge the real estate industry has is the lack of available housing inventory for sale. Here are a few experts and their thoughts on the subject: david crowe, Chief Economist for the National Association of Home Builders: "Many sellers may not have an [.]

While the housing market continues to make steady gains, the lack of inventory keeps it from a full recovery. And to make it more difficult, the lack of construction workers isn’t helping either.

While existing-home sales in 2015 experienced their best year since 2006, a repeat in 2016 is unlikely if inventory remains at its current levels. "Although some growth is expected, the housing market will struggle in 2016 to replicate last year’s 7 percent increase in sales," NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said.