Alcynna Lloyd

Alcynna Lloyd

Alcynna Lloyd is a reporter at HousingWire. Lloyd has a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of North Texas. She previously interned with a broadcast position at CBS and has a background in freelance journalism.

ARTICLES

  • MBA: Mortgage applications push forward

    Increase 13.5% from the previous week
    Despite U.S. economic volatility, mortgage applications pushed forward for the week ending Jan. 11, 2019, according to the newest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly Mortgage Applications Survey.
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  • Trulia welcomes new chief economist

    Issi Romem will spearhead Trulia’s economic research team
    Real estate and rental listing website Trulia recently announced Issi Romem joined the company as its new chief economist. Trulia's Senior Vice President and General Manager Tim Correia said Romem brings a fresh but experienced perspective on the U.S. economy, urban development and housing policy to Trulia’s Housing Economics Research team.
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  • These are the best housing markets to pay off debt

    Consumer debt reached $4 trillion in 2018
    In 2018, American consumer debt reached a whopping $4 trillion, contributing to tightening affordability concerns in the housing sector. LendingTree recently released a report that highlighted the best U.S. metros for paying off debt. Find out which cities made the cut.
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  • American homeownership tenure is climbing

    What does this mean for the housing market?
    Americans are remaining in their homes longer than ever before, and recent data indicates that homeownership tenure has risen 10% just from 2017. But why are homeowners staying put and what does that mean for the housing market's future?
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  • The housing market's future is female

    Millennial women outpacing their male counterparts in home sales
    The housing market is projected to heat up in 2019 and new data from Realtor.com indicates this push will predominantly be driven by Millennial women. According to the company’s latest study, 50% of the top 20 fastest growing buyer first names belong to Millennial women.
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  • Gary Keller returns as CEO to lead Keller Williams

    In Keller's return, Josh Team has been promoted to president
    In a note to employees this week, Keller Williams Co-founder Gary Keller announced he will be coming back to the company to serve as CEO. Keller announced that as the company continues its technology transformation, he is stepping back into the role to lead the real estate industry "into the future." 
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates fall to lowest level in nine months

    30-year fixed-rate mortgage reaches 4.45%
    Mortgage rates took a dive across the board, reaching their lowest levels in months, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said lower mortgage rates combined with continued income growth and lower energy prices are all positive indicators for consumers that should lead to a firming of home sales.
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