December pending home sales index fell 2.2 percent from November, down 9.8 percent year-on-year
The Pending Home Sales Index decreased 2.2 percent to 99.0 in December, although it rose 1.7 percent in the West. Additionally, year-over-year national contract signings fell 9.8 percent, making this the twelfth straight month of annual decreases.
November Case-Shiller Index: 5.2 percent annual gain vs. 5.3 percent in October
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index reported a 5.2% annual gain in November, down from 5.3% in the previous month. It was up 0.1% from October to November.
Mortgage applications dip 3.0 percent in weekly survey, rates nudge up slightly
The Market Composite Index decreased 3.0 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier, with purchase loans down 2.0 percent and refinance activity falling 6.0 percent. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages increased to 4.76 percent from 4.75 percent.