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Thursday, July 14, 2022

Housing Affordability Index Continues to Weaken

On a national scale, housing affordability weakened in May as monthly mortgage payments jumped to 5.31% versus the same time last year at 3.01%. The housing affordability index illustrates a decline, although the real estate market remains robust.

Although there’s been some flattening due to higher rates and fears of a recession, these headwinds could bring the supply and demand back in alignment following months of frenzied home-buying post-pandemic and a seller's market riddled with bidding wars.



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