• US home values are surging at their fastest pace since before the financial crisis

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The median US home value rose 8.7% year-over-year in April to $215,600, the fastest increase since 2006, according to Zillow data.
    San Jose, Las Vegas, and Seattle were the cities that saw the biggest increase over the period.
    Homes in the US haven't been this valuable since before the financial crisis.
    That's according to new data from Zillow , which finds the median US home value climbed 8.7% to $215,600 in April, the quickest year-over-year increase since June 2006.
    While this is a bad sign for prospective buyers, it's positive for existing homeowners, because it opens up the...
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  • May Online Room Rates Are Up 4.1% from a Year Ago

    May Online Room Rates Are Up 4.1% from a Year Ago

    4 monthes ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Hotel room rates in the top-25 most popular U.S. destinations average $274.76 this May, up from $246.5 in April, according to hotel online room rates derived from real time global multi-provider database of reservations maintained by e−forecasting.com.
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  • US home values are surging at their fastest pace since before the financial crisis

    US home values are surging at their fastest pace since before the financial crisis

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The median US home value rose 8.7% year-over-year in April to $215,600, the fastest increase since 2006, according to Zillow data.
    San Jose, Las Vegas, and Seattle were the cities that saw the biggest increase over the period.
    Homes in the US haven't been this valuable since before the financial crisis.
    That's according to new data from Zillow , which finds the median US home value climbed 8.7% to $215,600 in April, the quickest year-over-year increase since June 2006.
    While this is a bad sign for prospective buyers, it's positive for existing homeowners, because it opens up the...
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  • US Hotel Occupancy Down 0.5 Percent to 70.2 Percent - Week Ending May 19th - 2018

    4 monthes ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Average daily rate increases 3.5 Percent to US$132.36
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  • US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.66 pct

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years amid the peak home buying season.
    Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.66 percent, up from 4.61 percent last week. Pushing toward the significant 5 percent level, the new average benchmark rate was the highest since May 5, 2011. By contrast, the 30-year rate averaged 3.95 percent a year ago.
    The average rate on 15-year, fixed-rate loans increased to 4.15 percent from 4.08 percent last week.
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