Homeowners are staying put, and higher home values also mean they have more cash to take out of their homes.
Why are home sales falling? Because there are crazy few affordable homes for sale.
Total mortgage application volume increased 4.4 percent last week.
It's the price tags of the homes for sale that are the issue.
As inventory drops to the lowest levels in years, Redfin's CEO says the market is getting rocked.
In yet another sign of a weakening spring housing market, mortgage applications took a step back last week.
The largest generation is finally starting to buy houses. The trouble is, there aren't enough houses for sale to feed their appetite.
The gains are slow and small, but mortgage volume is beginning to improve again, as more homebuyers sign on the dotted line.
"We now have 40,000 customers that don't actually rent any space from us," said Marcus Moufarrige, COO of Servcorp.
Markets that command the highest rents do not always offer the highest returns.
Homebuyers finally returned to the mortgage market after two weeks of weakening during the height of the spring housing season.
High prices and tight supply are taking the wind out of home sales, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors.
Demand from homebuyers fell 14 percent in March from February, according to Redfin.
The refinance market came back to life last week, as mortgage rates fell further.
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Spring home buyers are pounding the pavement at a furious pace, but the pickings are getting ever slimmer.
Home sales jumped nearly 9 percent in March compared with March 2016, as the number of homes for sale plunged 13 percent.
Some renters are staying where they are by necessity and some by choice — it depends on who is asking them.
Homebuyers dominated the mortgage market last week, but refinancers sat on the sidelines despite the lowest interest rates of the year.
Sales of vacation homes fell nearly 22 percent in 2016 to the lowest level in three years.