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Six Cities Leading Shift in the Housing Market, According to First American Real House Price Index

SANTA ANA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released the November 2018 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI). The RHPI measures the price changes of single-family properties throughout the U.S. adjusted for the impact of income and interest rate changes […]

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The 9 worst housing markets in the world

Property prices around the world continue to surge. But there are some ugly spots, too. Perhaps the most obvious example is the Chinese housing market, but other once-glitzy regions are seeing downturns as well. The Global Property Guide compiled and analyzed the property-price performance of the world’s big economies. We’ve put together a list of the nine worst markets […]

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Higher prices, tight inventories straining housing market

Higher prices and tighter inventory are straining the recovering housing market. Sales of existing homes ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.36 million in October, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. That was down 3.4% from 5.55 million in September, a level which marked the second-best in eight years. Sales were 3.9% […]