Lawrence Yun

Type: Person
Name: Lawrence Yun
Title: Managing Director of Quantitative Research
Organization: National Association of Realtors
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Lawrence Yun
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Families, friends become lenders of last resort for homebuyers

The Bank of Mom and Dad is playing a growing role as lender of last resort for a housing recovery struggling to provide more traction for the nation's economy.Last year, 27 percent of people purchasing a home for the first time used a cash gift from relatives ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Fed's Gloomy Forecast

If you know how many months there are in a “considerable time,” you will know exactly when Janet Yellen and her colleagues on the Federal Reserve Board’s monetary policy committee plan to begin raising interest rates. If not, you can add your guess to ... [Published Hudson Institute - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

What's Making High-End Mortgages Easier To Get?

After frosty years, mortgage lending is warming up a bit, at the top.The window of opportunity has opened a crack for high-end borrowers with good credit as lenders have become more willing to write jumbo mortgages — and as a few have come out with new ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Latest Housing Starts – August 2014

Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at NAR. He directs research activity for the association and regularly provides commentary on real estate market trends for its 1 million REALTOR® members.More Posts ... [Published REALTOR Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hesitant Banks Keep Mortgage Originations Low

Housing experts comment on the industry’s slow recovery, and tight lending and  underwriting standards are a popular culprit.The summer sales season is over and activity in the housing market has, expectedly, begun to take a dip. However, some analysts ... [Published Chicago Agent Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Home Sellers Up Their Asking Prices In Sign of Real Estate Confidence

NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Sellers are asking more money for their properties , a new report says.According to Trulia, asking home prices increased 1% in August, compared to a 0.7% rise in July and remain up 7.9% year-over-year.Read More: Housing Market ... [Published ShoreLine Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Housing Sector Seen to Gradually Improve Through Next Year

Housing activity is seen to gradually improve next year with healthy underlying demand over the balance of the year and through 2015 despite sub-par sales in the first quarter of 2014, industry experts said.Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors ... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Economic Forecast Presentation (NAR Leadership Summit 2014)

The 2014 NAR Leadership Summit, an annual event that brings together Presidents-Elect and Chief Staff Executives of the local and state associations, was held in late August in Chicago. As part of the program schedule, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun ... [Published REALTOR Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Millenials and home ownership: 5 reasons they're not buying

Although stability has returned to some parts of the housing market, the return of stability to the housing market has helped lift many underwater homeowners back into positive home equity and encouraged other owners to move up to larger or more costly ... [Published Denver Post - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Real Estate's All-Cash Sales Are on The Rise

Analysis of data collected for the Realtors Confidence Index shows the market share of all-cash purchases is on the rise, despite declines in distressed sales and investor activity, according to the National Association of Realtors.Lawrence Yun, NAR chief ... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Pending homes sales in the US rebound with all regions seeing gains

Pending home sales in the United States rebounded in July and have now risen in four of the last five months, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced healthy gains except for the Midwest, which ... [Published Property Wire - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 19 reports

Pending Home Sales Up in Nearly All Regions

Pending home sales mostly increased across the country during the month of July, with all regions except for the Midwest experiencing contract signing gains.The National Association of REALTORS®' Pending Home Sales Index, which is based on pending sales ... [Published REALTOR Magazine - Aug 28 2014]

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Yun says bank loans made the past four years have done "outstandingly with very low default rates." But many lenders still fear "cutback risk," where the government forces them to pay back a defaulted loan

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Families, friends become lenders of last resort... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 22 hours ago]
Fed's Gloomy Forecast [Published Hudson Institute - Sep 20 2014]
Fed's Gloomy Forecast [Published Weekly Standard - Sep 20 2014]
FHA Loans Plunge 19% as Lenders Haggle With Off... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
What's Making High-End Mortgages Easier To Get? [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
Latest Housing Starts – August 2014 [Published REALTOR Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Hesitant Banks Keep Mortgage Originations Low [Published Chicago Agent Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Home Sellers Up Their Asking Prices In Sign of ... [Published ShoreLine Times - Sep 17 2014]
Housing Sector Seen to Gradually Improve Throug... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 16 2014]
Economic Forecast Presentation (NAR Leadership ... [Published REALTOR Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Real Estate's All-Cash Sales Are on The Rise [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 15 2014]
Millenials and home ownership: 5 reasons they'r... [Published Denver Post - Sep 15 2014]
Norbord Is A Good Bet On The Housing Market Wit... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 10 2014]
Banks Causing Housing Slowdown? [Published REALTOR Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
Austin Leads Top 10 Best U.S. Cities for Millen... [Published World Property Channel - Sep 08 2014]
Realtors Rely on Internet Presence to Push Sales [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 08 2014]
Pending US home sales up in four of last five m... [Published HomesGoFast.com - Sep 08 2014]
£483,000: England's state school premium [Published TheMoveChannel.com - Sep 08 2014]
Home Sales Typically Slow in Autumn Despite Eco... [Published DSNews.com - Sep 05 2014]
Strong economic growth in the US set to boost c... [Published Property Wire - Sep 05 2014]
Income of Realtors Are Rising as Sales Pick Up [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 04 2014]
Pending homes sales in the US rebound with all ... [Published Property Wire - Sep 04 2014]
UPDATE: When the next housing bust hits, blame ... [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 04 2014]
National Association of Realtors: Pending Home ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 04 2014]
Commercial Real Estate and Development Conferen... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Sep 03 2014]
Will paychecks get fatter? Economists think so [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Sep 03 2014]
Could An Unexpected Summer Price Lull Be the In... [Published Huliq.com - Sep 02 2014]
Bergen, Passaic home sales cool off as prices rise [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 01 2014]
August 2014 Furniture Insights® - Monthly Econo... [Published Furniture World Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
Metro and State Employment Conditions – July 2014 [Published REALTOR Magazine - Aug 30 2014]
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STOCKS FALL: Here's What You Need To Know (DIA,... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 28 2014]
Stocks fell as headlines out of Ukraine and Russia indicated that the situation in Eastern Ukraine escalated significantly , as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian troops have advanced across the border. The decline in stocks also ...
Is the Housing Recovery Here to Stay? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 28 2014]
Source: Thinkstock The housing recovery is still on the path to sustainability. After a decline in June, pending home sales in the United States rebounded in July to reach their best level in nearly a year. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking ...
Mortgage rates hit 2014 low [Published AdBanks.net - Aug 21 2014]
br /> Mortgage rates have dropped to their lowest level in over a year. The average rate for a 30-year loan now stands at 4.1%, according to Freddie Mac. That matched its lowest level since June 2013, when it stood at 3.93%. The average 15-year ...
S&P 500 MAKES NEW ALL-TIME HIGH: Here's What Yo... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 21 2014]
Stocks were higher with the Dow logging Thursday's biggest gains and the S&P 500 making a new all-time high. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,040.39, +61, +0.4% S&P 500: 1,992.26, +5.7, +0.3% Nasdaq: 4,532.1, +5.6, +0.1% And now, the top stories ...
Sustainable Recovery? Existing-Home Sales Keep ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 21 2014]
The real estate market continues to show signs of improvement from the housing bubble collapse. Despite a slow start to the year, existing-home sales have now climbed higher for four consecutive months. In fact, sales last month beat expectations ...
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Pending Home Sales Pick Up In July [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Aug 28 2014]
Pending Home Sales Slip in June [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jul 28 2014]
Pending Home Sales Up 6.1% in May [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 30 2014]
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