Home affordability drops in second quarter

The average California household needs to earn about $96,000 in order to afford the median-priced $485,100 home. Condominium affordability also dropped, from 41 percent in the first quarter to 39 percent in the second quarter. The minimum qualifying income to purchase the median-priced $388,250 California condominium was nearly $77,000.

 · The U.S. rate of negative equity among mortgaged homeowners continued to drop in the second quarter of 2015, to 14.4 percent. The improvement was spurred by value growth among homes in the least valuable third of the housing stock, which are far more likely to be underwater than other homes.

 · The average house prices across the country rose by 2.9% over the past year, a drop on the 4.6% recorded to December. The average semi-detached house now costs around 235,000.

California's housing affordability hit a 10-year low in the third quarter, down from 29 percent in the second quarter of 2017 and down from 31.

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 · At the city level, Miami; San Antonio, Texas; Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut; and Portland, Oregon are most likely to see home prices drop..

The average effective mortgage interest rate increased three basis points to 5.82 percent in the second quarter, according to the federal housing finance board. housing affordability is down nearly 35 percentage points from the high of 200 that was set during the first quarter of 2004.

Toronto home sales jumped again in June, nudging prices higher and narrowing affordable options for buyers. The number of condos leased jumped 15 per cent in the second quarter to 9,749 from the.

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"Rapid home price appreciation and tepid wage growth have combined to erode home affordability during this housing recovery, and the recent uptick in mortgage rates only accelerated that trend in the fourth quarter," said RealtyTrac’s Daren Blomquist: "The prospect of further interest rate hikes in 2017 will likely cause further deterioration of home affordability next year."

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