Welcome to Our Blog Page

Category Archives: Market Outlook

Oahu Real Estate Market Snapshot for March 2018


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Below is a snapshot of the March 2018 Oahu real estate market compared to March 2017. The number of single-family homes sales was 305. That which is pretty comparable with only a 1.3% decrease from the 309 homes sold last … Continue reading

Share Button

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 16, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Last week’s economic events included weekly releases on new jobless claims, mortgage rates and testimony by Fed Chair Janet Yellen concerning the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 16, 2016

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 8, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Last week’s scheduled economic news included reports on construction spending and several labor-related reports along with weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. The details: Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 8, 2016

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 1, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Last week’s economic events included S&P Case-Shiller’s home price indexes, reports on new and pending home sales and the Fed’s FOMC statement. The details: Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 1, 2016

FOMC Statement: Fed Holds Steady on Rates


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

According to statement issued at the conclusion of today’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, committee members decided against raising the target federal funds rate. Mixed economic conditions, slower economic growth in the 4th quarter and low inflation contributed to the decision against raising rates. The target federal funds rate was raised in December to a range of 0.25 to 1.59 percent after remaining at 0.00 to 0.25 percent for several years. While rising fed rates were expected to cause a hike in mortgage rates, mortgage rates fell after December’s rate hike. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on FOMC Statement: Fed Holds Steady on Rates

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 25, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Last week’s scheduled economic news included releases from the National Association of Home Builders, Housing Starts, and Existing Home Sales. Weekly reports on new jobless claims and mortgage rates were also released. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 25, 2016

Home Builders Remain Confident in January


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

Home builders maintained December’s confidence level according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index for January. The latest reading of 60 mirrored December’s reading, but was two points lower than expected. Readings of more than 50 indicate that more builders were confident about housing conditions than those who were not. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Home Builders Remain Confident in January

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 18, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

In addition to weekly reports on mortgage rates and new unemployment claims, last week’s economic news included the Fed’s Beige Book report, retail sales and consumer sentiment. January’s Empire State Index showed an unexpected dip and Consumer Sentiment increased for January. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 18, 2016

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 11, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

The first week of 2016 was quiet concerning housing and mortgage related news, but reports on construction spending and several labor-related reports were released. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 11, 2016

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 04, 2016


Warning: Illegal string offset 'filter' in /home/reliance/public_html/wp-includes/taxonomy.php on line 1495

2015 said farewell with reports on Case Shiller home prices, pending home sales, and consumer confidence. Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Market Outlook | Tagged , , | Comments Off on What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 04, 2016

Oahu Real Estate

Big Island of Hawaii Real Estate

Hawaii Real Estate

Kauai Real Estate

Maui Real Estate