Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

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The Wrap: Appraisal activity continues to pick up in second week of August

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Trending Thursday: Fed chills on Great Fall of China?

Plus bringing private capital back to Fannie, Freddie and more
How much will the China and global equities plunge inform the Fed’s September meeting on rates? What’s the housing situation in New Orleans a decade after Katrina? And can private capital return to mortgage finance if it’s not sure that capital is safe? Read on.
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Pending homes sales remain flat in July

Modest 0.5% rise led by gains in Northeast
Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in July, but rose modestly for the sixth time in seven months, according to the National Association of Realtors. Is this the start of a sustained slowdown? Read on.
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Redfin: Housing demand cools for 4th month straight

August forecast shows 2.2% price growth
Redfin’s Housing Demand Index which measures and forecasts based on homebuyer activity prior to purchase, decreased 5% in July, falling to 108 from 113 in June, the fourth consecutive month-over-month decline. Troubling or welcome?
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New home sales jump 5.4% in July to 507K

July’s reading a 25.8% gain in one year
New home sales showed solid if expected gains in July. And while volatility is common for new home sales, other housing data released last week suggest it's not a blip, analysts say. Here's the breakdown.
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Black Knight: June home prices rose 0.9% from May

That’s a 4.9% increase since the start of 2015
Home prices rose 0.9% in June from May and 5.1% since June 2014, according to the new home price report from Black Knight Financial Services. We're still off from the national home price peak in mid-2006, but is that a good thing or a bad thing?
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