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WS1182: Weekly Investor Update: January 9 – 15, 2022

Real Estate, Economy & Market News



  • Mortgage Rate (30-Year Fixed): 3.22% (as of 1/6)


  • Existing Home Sales: +1.9% (November 2021)
  • New Residential Sales: +12.4% (November 2021)
  • Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold: $416,900 (November 2021)
  • Construction Spending: +0.2% (October 2021)
  • New Residential Construction: 3.6% (November 2021)


  • Homeownership Rate: +65.4% (3Q21)
  • Rental Vacancy Rate: +6.4% (4Q21)
Sources: NAR, BLS, Federal Reserve Bank

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  • 69% of CRE brokers earned more in 2021

Results also indicate that 66% of brokers have completed more transactions in 2021 than in 2020.

  • US rent hikes: not a concern for most tenants

It’s good news for tenants who already signed a lease or never left in the first place. 

  • Real estate market predicted to remain strong

People are still wanting to buy, especially in suburbs, according to an analyst.



  • 12% of First-Time Homebuyers Used Crypto

It is up from 8.8% the preceding quarter. 

  • Build-to-rent investments to grow over the next decade

Own-to-rent conversions of SFRs will remain solid in the next ten years.

  • Multifamily outperformers in 2022

Freddie Mac indicates that secondary and tertiary markets in the American West and Florida will be the best cities for potential annualized growth in multifamily investment gross income.



  • Household income can’t keep pace with cost of living

The average US household debt is now at $155,622

  • Mortgage delinquency rate falls to pre-pandemic levels

This indicates improving economic security and the benefits of disciplined underwriting practices over the past decade

  • Small business boom a result of the pandemic

Almost 5 million new business applications were recorded from January to November of last year.

  • Economist: Full return to office is next to impossible

A full return to office plan isn’t going to happen anymore given the current conditions in the economy according to a Stanford University professor.

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