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Nov 22, 2017

Buyers Favor Brick-and-Mortar Stores, Survey Shows

Forty-seven percent of U.S. consumers said they prefer visiting physical stores to make purchases instead of buying online, up from 43 percent last year, according to a survey released Nov. 14 by real estate firm Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates, Commercial Property Executive reported.

Nov 22, 2017

Office Rents Rise Fastest in California’s Orange County: CBRE

Office rents in Orange County, California, grew 23.3 percent during the past two years, the biggest increase among 13 markets posting double-digit office rent growth, according to commercial real estate firm CBRE’s annual Tech-30 Report released Nov. 16, World Property Journal reported. Nashville, Tennessee, was second with 21.2 percent growth.


Nov 22, 2017

Small-cap CRE Leasing Slows, Research Firm Reports

The velocity of small-cap commercial real estate leasing decreased more than 64 percent between the second and third quarters, with leasing activity in the sub-50,000-square-foot property category significantly dropping in the office, industrial and retail sectors, according to research firm Boxwood Means, MBA NewsLink reported Nov. 16.

Nov 22, 2017

Moody’s Reports Lower but Still Positive CRE Market Outlook

The supply-demand outlook for U.S. commercial real estate dropped during the second quarter — the first drop in more than a year, according to the Red-Yellow-Green report released Nov. 10 by research firm Moody’s Investors Service, National Mortgage News reported. The overall market remained in the positive “green” category, however.


Nov 22, 2017

Senate Confirms Former Bank Executive as New OCC Director

Joseph Otting, a former bank executive and associate of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, on Nov. 16 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Comptroller of the Currency where he will serve as lead regulator for the national’s banks, Reuters reported.

Nov 22, 2017

Cordray Resigns as CFPB Director; Trump to Appoint Successor

Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced on Nov. 15 his intent to leave the agency and will resign at the end of the month, Reuters reported. President Trump will appoint Cordray’s replacement, who is expected to take the agency in a different direction.


Nov 22, 2017

HUD Says FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums Won’t Change

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will not cut the Federal Housing Administration’s mortgage insurance premiums, citing weak performance of the FHA’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund, HousingWire reported Nov. 15.

Nov 22, 2017

Treasury Yields Up, Mortgage Rates Hit 4-month High

Average fixed mortgage rates rose during the past week to their highest point since July, and the 10-year Treasury yield climbed 6 basis points, Freddie Mac reported Nov. 16 in its Primary Mortgage Market Survey.


Nov 22, 2017

Mortgage Delinquency Rates Lowest in a Decade: Report

The mortgage delinquency rate fell during the third quarter to its lowest level since 2007, with fewer than 5 percent of mortgages listed as being in some state of delinquency, analytics firm CoreLogic reported in its Loan Performance Insights Report, MBA NewsLink reported Nov. 15.

Nov 22, 2017

Data Shows Fewer Seriously Underwater Homes

The number of seriously underwater homes dropped by 800,000 between the second and third quarters, and by 1.4 million compared to the same point a year ago, ATTOM Data Solutions reported Nov. 16.

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