U.S. Housing Affordability

U.S. Housing Affordability Housing affordability set to improve in the United States. Image: Gavekal, Macrobond

U.S. Housing Starts and New One Family Houses

U.S. Housing Starts and New One Family Houses Housing starts declined 0.5% in November. Usually, a continued downturn may signal a contraction of the economy. And historically, a decline in residential real estate has led several recessions. But housing is already in a slump and shouldn’t cause a recession.

Housing – Global House Prices

Housing – Global House Prices Will global interest rate hikes continue to drive down house prices? Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Housing Market – U.S. Pending Home Sales

Housing Market – U.S. Pending Home Sales Recession is coming in the United States. U.S. pending home sales, down 30% from a year ago, are a good leading indicator of the housing market. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Housing Market – MBA Purchase Index

U.S. Housing Market – MBA Purchase Index Mortgage applications in the United States continue to decline as interest rates rise, which is not good news for the housing market. Image: The Daily Shot