Mortgage refinance demand plunged 15% last week, but could now reverse

Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mortgage rates rose decisively again for most of last week, causing a massive drop in mortgage demand, but late in the week everything…

Office stocks take a hit as omicron variant concerns add to growing slowdown in demand

Pedestrians walk past commercial real estate in Manhattan. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stocks of the nation’s largest office REITs moved lower again Tuesday, as the office market…

Unusual holiday home-buying surge pushes mortgage demand higher

A real estate sign advertising a home “Under Contract” is pictured in Vienna, Virginia, outside of Washington. Larry Downing | Reuters An unusual surge in home buying, just as the…

Mortgage refinance demand continues its free fall, as interest rates rise again

Real estate agents leave a home for sale during a broker open house in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Rising mortgage interest rates continue to take their…

Activision Blizzard workers walk out and demand CEO Bobby Kotick’s resignation

Employees at Activision Blizzard are calling for the resignation of CEO Bobby Kotick following new revelations into the role he may have played in creating the toxic workplace culture that…

Homebuilder confidence surges past expectations, as buyer demand remains high

Carpenters work on building new townhomes that are still under construction while building material supplies are in high demand in Tampa, Florida, May 5, 2021. Higher prices and longer wait…

Mortgage rates fell slightly, but weekly refinance demand dropped

People wait to visit a house for sale in Floral Park, Nassau County, New York. Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images A slight reprieve from rising mortgage…

Mortgage rates rise to an 8-month high, tanking refinance demand

Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour showing a house for sale in San Rafael, California. Getty Images Mortgage rates have been on a tear this month, rising yet…

Peak Oil Demand Forecasts Turn Sour As Demand Keeps Growing

In the mind of many a news consumer, oil is on its way out. So is coal. So is gas, although that one might stick around for a little longer.…

Weekly mortgage demand drops over 6% after interest rates move even higher

A sign is posted in front of a home for sale on September 28, 2021 in San Anselmo, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Climbing mortgage interest rates caused another…