• Calculated Risk: October 27th COVID-19: Slow Progress0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/27/2021 03:32:00 PM According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.  Total doses administered: 416,154,424, as of a week ago 409,438,987, or 0.96 million doses per day. COVID Metrics   Today WeekAgo Goal Percent fully Vaccinated 57.5% 57.1% ≥70.0%1 Fully Vaccinated (millions) 191.0 189.5 ≥2321 New Cases per Day3 68,151 77,011 ≤5,0002 Hospitalized3

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  • October Apartment Market Tightness Index Very High0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/27/2021 01:59:00 PM The National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) released their October survey data: The Market Tightness Index decreased from 96 to 82 – indicating further tightening in market conditions (any reading above 50 indicates tighter conditions). Most (71 percent) respondents reported tighter market conditions than in the July survey, compared

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  • Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio and Price-to-Median Income in August0

    Today, in the Real Estate Newsletter: Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio and Price-to-Median Income in August; And a look at “Affordability” Excerpt (there is much more): This graph uses the year end Case-Shiller house price index – and the nominal median household income through 2020 (from the Census Bureau).  2021 median income is estimated at a 5%

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  • Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest Weekly Survey0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/27/2021 07:00:00 AM From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage applications increased 0.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending October 22, 2021. … The Refinance Index decreased 2 percent from

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  • September Price Growth Will Remain Strong0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/26/2021 07:33:00 PM The Case-Shiller house price indexes for August were released this morning. Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller a month early, and I like to check the Zillow forecasts since they have been pretty close. From Zillow Research: August 2021 Case-Shiller Results & Forecast: Beginning to Ease Off the Gas House price

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  • Case-Shiller National Index up Record 19.8% Year-over-year in August; The Deceleration is coming0

    by Calculated Risk on 10/26/2021 04:13:00 PM Today, in the Newsletter: Case-Shiller National Index up Record 19.8% Year-over-year in August; The Deceleration is coming Excerpt (there is much more): Here is a graph of the month-over-month (MoM) change in the Case-Shiller National Index Seasonally Adjusted (SA). The MoM increase in Case-Shiller was at 1.43%; still

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