Category Archives: Market reports



U.S. Home Prices On the Rise in Most Cities

Great news for interested home sellers throughout the country: The price for single-family homes has increased in 88 percent of the country’s cities! That’s according to third quarter data recently discussed in a Bloomberg article. Experts are saying that the increase is directly attributed to buyers competing for limited inventories as well as a decrease […]




U.S. Home Prices on the Rise

Home prices continue to climb on the national housing market, according to the most recent reports. Real estate data specialist RealtyTrac recently revealed that property prices across the country are up 5 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, home sales are up 8 percent. And the news just keeps getting better for national home sellers! More Information on […]




THE SHRINKING WORLD OF MORTGAGE LENDING

By Robert Fetton- DE Captial Mortgage A few developments in the world of mortgage banking that is worth mentioning.  This summer, MetLife, who owns MetLife Home Loans, a division of MetLife Bank, decided to sell their banking and mortgage originations unit.  They cannot deal with the new regulations handed down by Barney Frank and Chris […]


4th Quarter Manhattan Market Report

Since peaking at 10.5% at the end of 2009, New York City’s unemployment rate has fallen in 10 of the first 11 months of 2010.  In November, the city’s unemployment rate decreased to 9.1%, its lowest level 18 months.  The local rate continues to recover faster than the nation’s, as unemployment reached 9.8% in the […]