The Real Deal New York

The week in real estate market reports

A weekly feature bringing you the industry’s latest intel
By Kyna Doles | November 30, 2016 05:45PM

Market Reports

Click to enlarge (credit: StreetEasy and CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance)

According to the latest batch of market reports, the national housing market is expected to see slow growth next year, home prices dropped in October in two of New York City’s most expensive neighborhoods, and mortgage applications spiked in the week after the presidential election.


Home purchase applications: Mortgage Bankers Association

Lenders saw a spike in new mortgage applications the week after Trump was elected. The number of homebuyers who filed for mortgages was up 5.5 percent over last year. Read the full report here.

October 2016 residential sales: StreetEasy

Residential prices declined in North Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan, two of New York City’s priciest areas, and Manhattan’s price growth is at its slowest pace in five years. Read the full report here.

2017 Housing forecast: forecasts the national housing market will see only modest growth in 2017. Nationwide home prices are expected to increase 3.9 percent and home sales will grow 1.9 percent in the next year. Read the full report here.

2016 Equality indicators: CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance

Nearly a third of all renters in New York City are extremely rent burdened, and Hispanic and Asian residents are the most likely to be rent burdened. Read the full report here.