◊ U.S. Real Estate Market News ◊ ♦ Stock Market News ♦ … — Home sales are hurting. Even with lower mortgages rates and a sales pickup in July, purchases of homes are still down significantly compared with those of 2018…. Read More ›
Mortgage rates have fallen to around their lowest levels in eight months, offering a potential boost to the housing market after a rough patch in recent months
Stock-market swings, high home prices and a traditionally slow time of year for home buying have largely kept a lid on housing-market activity in recent months. Yet as rates have steadily fallen, some agents said they have seen buyers start to creep back into the market.