Round Rock Real Estate News
Tuesday Apr 21 | via KXAN-TV Austin
Austin-area home prices have hit an all-time high, according to a report from the Austin Board of Realtors. The findings show the median price in March for single-family homes increased 10 percent year-over year to $255,000, and the average home price jumped 13 percent to $334,758. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Business Journal
Austin homes spent more time on the market in March, increasing four days year-over-year to an average of 55 days, ABOR said. Austin-area home prices - plus the number of homes sold - hit an all-time high in March, according to the Austin Board of Realtors . Comment?
Mar 13, 2015 | via National Mortgage News
Online mortgage lender Privlo has entered the Texas market, looking to help those underserved by traditional lenders in securing home financing, the company announced Thursday. The Los Angeles-based company has opened an office in Austin and has worked with local real estate agents to sell its services, following an initial soft launch, according to a press release. Comment?
Mar 9, 2015 | via CultureMap
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame in Waco, the hottest real estate market in the U.S., according to new report. As the spring homebuying season approaches, experts are saying Waco is slated to have the hottest market in the country, followed by Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington. Comment?
Mar 8, 2015 | via CultureMap
Realtor.com chief economist Jonathan Smoke says that the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington market is going to be the second-hottest market this spring. As the spring homebuying season approaches, experts are saying Waco is slated to have the hottest market in the country, followed by Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via National Mortgage News
As low interest rates continue to pressure margins and net interest income, a spike in mortgage banking volume - fueled by refinancing activity - has provided a welcome boost for banks that sell their originations. Several bankers, pleased that refi activity padded first-quarter results, were quick to caution that they aren't counting on refinancing levels remaining elevated going forward. Comment?
Thursday | via Investor's Business Daily
Shares caved 7.7% to 20.03 in the stock market today , a fall likely compounded by the 11.4 % drop in U.S. new-home sales for March reported by the government Thursday. PulteGroup's gross margin on home sales fell to 22.7% from 23.8% a year earlier, partly reflecting last year's purchase of real estate lots from homebuilder Dominion Homes catered to entry-level customers. Comment?
Thursday | via Lucianne.com
"Will you take away my health insurance?" That question does not get asked often at Republican presidential forums. Yet it will be the most decisive question in the 2016 presidential election. Comment?
Wednesday | via Mortgage News Daily
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Wednesday Apr 22 | via Examiner.com
Texas is home for bigger and better homes and big mansions because we have large acres to build them. As per Commerce Department, the median size of a completed new home last year bloomed to a new record - 2,415 square feet. Comment?
5 min ago | via American Reporter
Take this guy: His wife works at McDonald's, pulling down $180 a week on $7.50 an hour, and he makes a solid $15 an hour and brings home $600 a week before taxes. That $2,960 is enough to let them borrow plenty - on a home mortgage, on an F-150, a boat trailer and a snappy-looking outboard, for a family vacation with her parents, for athletic gear and special training for the older two kids. Comment?
6 min ago | via American Reporter
While John McCain and Sarah Palin were refighting the culture wars of the 1960s, Obama turned his campaign into a referendum on deregulation, trickle down economics and tax giveaways to the wealthy and corporations. He offered a break with the policies that have dominated mainstream economic discourse since Ronald Reagan. Comment?
17 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston recently announced that its flagship Falls Office has been named the top office in the Coldwell Banker Southern region in closed adjusted gross commission income for Coldwell Banker offices with more than 100 sales associates and representatives. The Coldwell Banker system's Southern region spans 14 states. Comment?
18 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Mortgage applications increased 2.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 17, 2015. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 2.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Wall Street Journal
Senator Charles Grassley on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, challenging the method by which HUD Secretary Julian Castro installed a new head of the Federal Housing Administration. Traditionally, the FHA is led by a commissioner, who is nominated by the White House and confirmed by the Senate. Comment?
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