Archives: May 2016

Market Update: Home prices rose 5.4% since last year

This morning’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index for March reported that home prices increased 5.4 percent year-over-year, and rose 0.9% from the previous month in the 20-city index.

Market update: New home sales leap forward in April

This morning’s U.S. Census Bureau report showed that new home sales in April jumped 16.6% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 619,000 units. Quicken Loans vice president Bill Banfield offers the following comments on the report:

Market update: Existing home sales rise for second straight month

The existing home sales report showed a 1.7% increase in April. Quicken Loans Vice President Bill Banfield offers comments:

Market update: Housing starts rise 6.6% in April

Housing starts rose 6.6 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.172 million units.

Quicken Loans National’s “Shot for Heroes” lets fans take a swing at $10,000 for veterans and themselves

Four Montgomery County golf courses to host a month-long charity campaign leading up to the Quicken Loans National.

Owner Perception of Home Values Improve, Appraisals Still 2% Lower than Expected Nationally

Home values decreased 0.66% in April but rose 3.79% year-over-year, according to the national HVI.