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DS5: Forecasting the Future of Housing

The latest episode of DS5: Inside the Industry features a conversation with Rob Dietz, Chief Economist, National Association of Homebuilders. Dietz discusses how the pandemic has impacted the residential construction industry. The post DS5: Forecasting the Future of Housing appeared first on DSNews.

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Record-Breaking Job Gains Would Normally Hurt Rates, But…

This week’s economic data included the biggest-ever gain in Pending Home Sales, a leading indicator for the housing market. Meanwhile, mortgage rates pushed down to new all-time lows yet again. But at what cost? The most pessimistic way to explain the surge in home sales is to say it was only made possible by the record-setting declines in the past …

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Tracking Foreclosures and Distressed Properties

Jesse Roth, SVP Business Development and Client Management, Auction.com spoke with DS News challenges in the auction process and how the pandemic has interrupted processes. This story originally appeared in the July edition of DS News. The post Tracking Foreclosures and Distressed Properties appeared first on DSNews.

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4.8M Jobs Added in June

One economist said the market is “clearly” moving in the right direction, which will cause consumer confidence to grow when deciding to purchase a home. The post 4.8M Jobs Added in June appeared first on DSNews.

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