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Kansas City Fed: Regional Manufacturing "Activity Moderated Slightly" in April

From the Kansas City Fed: Growth in Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Moderated Slightly The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the April Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal ... [Published Calculated Risk - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

AIA: Architecture Billings Index indicated contraction in March

Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From AIA: Architecture Billings Index Mired in Slowdown Following a modest two-month recovery in the level of demand for design services, the Architecture ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims at 329,000

The DOL reports :In the week ending April 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 329,000, an increase of 24,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 304,000 to 305,000. ... [Published Calculated Risk - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

New Home Sales decline to 384,000 Annual Rate in March

The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 384 thousand. February sales were revised up from 440 thousand to 449 thousand, and January sales were revised up from 455 thousand to 470 thousand.   ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Durable Goods, Kansas City Mfg Survey

Nick Timiraos at the WSJ has some excerpts from a research note by Goldman Sachs economists: Why Credit Is Key for the Housing Recovery The Goldman economists say they expect new home sales to reach 800,000 units by 2017, up from 430,000 last year, ... [Published Calculated Risk - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawler on Meritage Homes: Net Home Orders Down despite Higher Community Count, “Less Pricing Power” Suggests Relatively Flat Home Prices for Rest of Year

From housing economist Tom Lawler:Meritage Homes, the ninth largest US home builder, reported that net home orders in the quarter ended March 31, 2014 totaled 1,525, down 1.4% from the comparable quarter of 2013. Orders were down despite a 16% YOY increase ... [Published Calculated Risk - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Meritage Corp, Rest
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage applications decreased 3.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Black Knight: Mortgage delinquency rate in March lowest since October 2007

According to Black Knight's First Look report for March, the percent of loans delinquent decreased in March compared to February, and declined by more than 16% year-over-year. This is the lowest level for mortgage delinquencies since October 2007.Also ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wednesday: New Home Sales

From Catherine Rampell at the WaPo: Americans think owning a home is better for them than it is Over the past century, housing prices have grown at a compound annual rate of just 0.3 percent once one adjusts for inflation, according to my calculations ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lawler: Updated Table of Distressed Sales and Cash buyers for Selected Cities in March

Economist Tom Lawler sent me the updated table below of short sales, foreclosures and cash buyers for several selected cities in March. Lawler writes: "Note the increase in the foreclosure sales share in Florida."From CR:   The decline in "distressed" ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Comments on Housing and Existing Home Sales

A decline in existing home sales doesn't mean the housing recovery is over.  Far from it!  For existing home sales we need to look at the composition of sales (distressed vs. conventional), and the percent of conventional sales are increasing (even as ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday: Existing Home Sales, Richmond Fed Mfg Survey

Another builder reports below consensus results, from housing economist Tom Lawler: NVR: Net Orders Off Despite Jump in Community Count; Increased Mortgage Regulations Hit Mortgage Banking IncomeNVR, Inc. the nation’s fourth largest home builder with ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]

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...According to the AIA, there is an "approximate nine to twelve month lag time between architecture billings and construction spending" on non-residential construction...
...This represents a supply of 6.0 months at the current sales rate." On inventory, according to the Census Bureau : "A house is considered for sale when a permit to build has been issued in permit-issuing places or work has begun on the footings or foundation in nonpermit areas and a sales contract has not been signed nor a deposit accepted." Starting in 1973 the Census Bureau broke this down into three categories: Not Started, Under Construction, and Completed
...Lawler writes: "Note the increase in the foreclosure sales share in Florida." From CR:
...Average credit scores on purchase loans closed through a consortium called LendingTree fell to 679 in March, down from the year-earlier 715.... "Tiny fractions of borrowers can do things that they could not a year ago" said Lou Barnes, a mortgage banker in Boulder, Colo...

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Kansas City Fed: Regional Manufacturing "Activi... [Published Calculated Risk - 1 hour ago]
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims at 329,000 [Published Calculated Risk - 4 hours ago]
Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Durable Goods, K... [Published Calculated Risk - 18 hours ago]
Lawler on Meritage Homes: Net Home Orders Down ... [Published Calculated Risk - 23 hours ago]
AIA: Architecture Billings Index indicated cont... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
New Home Sales decline to 384,000 Annual Rate i... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest M... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
Wednesday: New Home Sales [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
Lawler: Updated Table of Distressed Sales and C... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
Comments on Housing and Existing Home Sales [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
Existing Home Sales in March: 4.59 million SAAR... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
Black Knight: Mortgage delinquency rate in Marc... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 22 2014]
Tuesday: Existing Home Sales, Richmond Fed Mfg ... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]
Weekly Update: Housing Tracker Existing Home In... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]
Chicago Fed: "Economic Growth Moderated in March" [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]
Report: Property Tax Collections above Pre-Rece... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]
DOT: Vehicle Miles Driven decreased 0.8% year-o... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]
Sunday Night Futures [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 21 2014]
WSJ: Slight Easing of Mortgage Credit Standards [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 20 2014]
Unofficial Problem Bank list declines to 521 In... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 19 2014]
Schedule for Week of April 20th [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 19 2014]
By Request: Public and Private Sector Payroll J... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 19 2014]
Existing Home Sales: Lawler vs. the Consensus [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 18 2014]
The Sluggish Recovery for U.S. Heavy Truck Sales [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 18 2014]
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Merrill Lynch Reduces Housing Forecast for 2014 [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 18 2014]
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Kansas City Fed: Regional Manufacturing "Activi... [Published Calculated Risk - 1 hour ago]
From the Kansas City Fed: Growth in Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Moderated Slightly The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City released the April Manufacturing Survey today. According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal ...
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims at 329,000 [Published Calculated Risk - 4 hours ago]
The DOL reports :In the week ending April 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 329,000, an increase of 24,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 304,000 to 305,000. ...
Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Durable Goods, K... [Published Calculated Risk - 18 hours ago]
Nick Timiraos at the WSJ has some excerpts from a research note by Goldman Sachs economists: Why Credit Is Key for the Housing Recovery The Goldman economists say they expect new home sales to reach 800,000 units by 2017, up from 430,000 last year, ...
Lawler on Meritage Homes: Net Home Orders Down ... [Published Calculated Risk - 23 hours ago]
From housing economist Tom Lawler:Meritage Homes, the ninth largest US home builder, reported that net home orders in the quarter ended March 31, 2014 totaled 1,525, down 1.4% from the comparable quarter of 2013. Orders were down despite a 16% YOY increase ...
AIA: Architecture Billings Index indicated cont... [Published Calculated Risk - Apr 23 2014]
Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From AIA: Architecture Billings Index Mired in Slowdown Following a modest two-month recovery in the level of demand for design services, the Architecture ...
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