2019 Mortgage Rates Are the Lowest in California

  California Homebuyers Enjoy the Lowest Mortgage Rates in America Although California claimed four of the nation’s five most expensive real estate markets in the fourth quarter, homebuyers here at least have a shot at scoring the lowest average mortgage rates in the country. View full detail @bethanywpatten #realestate #Mortgage #sanfrancisco #homebuyers #homesale #CA #compass …

More Good News for U.S. and California Home Shoppers, as Appreciation Slows

  Nationwide, homebuyers had more properties to choose from in the fourth quarter than they did a year ago, while major California housing markets saw price growth moderate. The median price for an existing U.S. single-family home was $257,600 as of the fourth quarter, up by 4.0 percent year over year. U.S. home price growth …

U.S. Homebuyer Confidence Dropped in the Second Half of 2018

  Sixty-three percent of Americans thought that it was a good time to purchase real estate as of the fourth quarter, down from 72 percent on an annual basis. Although nearly two-thirds of Americans think that now is a good time to purchase a home, buyer optimism about the housing market is at its lowest …

Most Homebuyers Want an All-Digital Mortgage Process

A poll of recent homebuyers found that excessive paperwork is the biggest pain point in applying for and closing on a loan. Sixty-six percent of homebuyers would prefer a mortgage process that was conducted entirely online. Homebuyers still need human contact throughout the mortgage process, with 65 percent saying that they want a person to …