Daily Archives: January 26, 2017

National new home sales for December, 2016; double digit gain compared to FY2015

Sales of new single-family houses in December 2016 were 536,000 at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), down 10.4 percent from November’s revised rate, and down 0.4 percent from December 2015. For the full year 2016, an estimated 563,000 new … Continue reading

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National mortgage tax return metrics

Mortgage Money After peaking at 40.8 million in 2007, the number of tax returns claiming the mortgage interest deduction has steadily fallen, and as of 2013, the latest year from which data is available, stands at just 33.3 million. Not … Continue reading

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