What lies ahead for the housing market

What lies ahead for the housing market

BY LAUREN COLE As we bid farewell to 2016 we’re excited by the prospects of what a new year will bring. With the United States at its strongest economic position in over a decade and unemployment at its lowest level since August 2007, the foundation is indeed laid for a prosperous 2017 housing market.

Assurant, Inc.AIZ is slated to report second-quarter 2017 results on Aug 1, after the market closes. Last quarter. Furthermore, Assurant’s Global Housing segment has likely displayed lower net.

The first stock market correction in two years is prompting analysts and investors to look at previous collapses to glean what might come next. The retreat in the dow jones industrial Average marks.

What Lies Ahead For Housing ETFs? Zacks, Zacks. solid builders’ confidence in the market along with robust economic growth and a consistent job market raise hopes for the U.S. housing market..

Nasdaq, Inc. NDAQ is slated to report second-quarter 2017 results on Jul 26, before the market opens. Last quarter, the company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 4.76%. Let’s see how things.

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The 2017 housing market: What Lies Ahead? Dec 21, 2016 . Market Trends . The United States is at its strongest economic position in almost a decade. GDP jumped by 3.2% year-over-year in the three months ended september 30. The nation’s unemployment rate skidded to 4.6% in November, its lowest.

This apart, there are concerns over chances of a series of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve or Fed. The Fed last raised interest rates in March, by a quarter of a percentage point. The target range for benchmark short-term interest rate stands between 1.5% and 1.75%.

Overall, a steady job market and historically low mortgage rates have aided the housing market throughout 2016. However, rates hikes and job creation slowdown might affect the momentum. New-home sales peaked in July to 622,000 but remained below the 600,000 mark since then.

City of Vancouver Condo Sales Report Slowest May Since 2001 – Ellie Pourian Vancouver real estate has been on a bumpy ride the past few months, but condos may have started a diverging path. According to stats from the real estate board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), the condo segment appeared firmer than the detached market in January. Although a lack of Chinese New Year buyers in 2017 did leave a significant gap in buying this year.

The median existing-home price for all housing types in September was $245,100, up 4.2% from September 2016. September’s price increase marks the 67th straight month of year-over-year gains.

 · What Lies Ahead For Housing ETFs? Zacks, Zacks. solid builders’ confidence in the market along with robust economic growth and a consistent job market raise hopes for the U.S. housing market..

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