According to the National Association of Realtors, Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market. More than half of the $22 billion Chinese purchases were made in California, Washington and New York and nearly 1/2 of the purchasers were strictly for investment. In areas such as San Diego according to CoreLogic, the inventory of homes down to only 2 1/2 months supply. Conforming no point 30 year fixed mortgage rates average 4 1/8th with 15 year rates closer to 3 1/8th.
And now for something completely different: Did you know that the city of New York paid $5 million in 1853 for the land that is now central park? Today it’s worth just under $530 billion dollars!
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This is Mehran Aram with today's ARAMCO Report.