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Housing Market Data Shows Recovery

Housing Market Data Shows Recovery It has been chock-full of housing data, with homebuilder sentiment, mortgage activity, existing home sales and housing starts all reaching the wire.

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Despite Housing Sales Bump, Low-Income Buyers Still Struggling For Loans

Despite Housing Sales Bump, Low-Income Buyers Still Struggling For Loans | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

Despite Housing Sales Bump, Low-Income Buyers Still Struggling For Loans. When the Federal Reserve vowed last week to buy up $40 billion worth of home loans each month for the indefinite future, the hope was to finally stimulate...

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Real Estate Recovery: See It, Believe It… And Then Invest In It!

Real Estate Recovery: See It, Believe It… And Then Invest In It! | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

Real Estate Recovery: See It, Believe It… And Then Invest In It! Back in February, when I predicted the real estate market hit rock bottom, my inbox overflowed with venom for making such a preposterous claim.

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Still Getting the Housing Bubble Wrong - Business Insider

Still Getting the Housing Bubble Wrong! Bubble-inflated house prices created close to $8 trillion dollars of housing equity.

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Fed's Fisher Says Housing Market Has `Bottomed Out'

Fed's Fisher Says Housing Market Has `Bottomed Out' | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher said he believes low mortgage rates have helped bring an end to the slump in U.S.

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Housing Market Making a Comeback? Yes and No

Housing Market Making a Comeback? Yes and No | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it
A notable housing market area is San Francisco, where home prices are up 16.0% on an annual basis over the three-month span ending in April. Other notable moves in home prices during the same time span include ...
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Housing prices rise in most US cities

Housing prices rise in most US cities | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

Housing prices rise in most US cities. Consumers predict economy will pick up later this year, but confidence dropped in June for the fourth straight month. Is This The Housing Comeback?

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To Fix Housing, Don't Break It

To Fix Housing, Don't Break It | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

What's needed to fix the housing market right now? Maybe nothing, says Re/Max Chief Executive Margaret Kelly.

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Real Estate Professionals Accelerate Technology Spending

Real estate professionals are accelerating their investments in technology-based marketing options, but there's not always a direct correlation between where...

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OECD: US economy is improving but recovery is far from complete

US economy is improving but recovery is far from completeThe GuardianReport suggests economy has 'gained momentum' but says long-term unemployment and income equality must be solved.

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3 Macro Indicators Predicting a Real Estate Rally

3 Macro Indicators Predicting a Real Estate Rally | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

In what can only be considered a hallmark week for real estate, new macro indicators have given further validity to the hope that the housing market is solidly improving.

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Census signs point to recovering economy

Census signs point to recovering economy. Taken as a whole, however, analysts say the census data, which track changing patterns in everyday life, provide the latest evidence of a stabilizing U.S.

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What Olive Garden and Red Lobster tell us about the economy

What Olive Garden and Red Lobster tell us about the economy | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it
What Olive Garden and Red Lobster tell us about the economyWashington PostWhat can bottomless pasta bowls and cheddar biscuits tell us about the economy? More than you might think.
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The Evidence Continues to Mount We're Past the Bottom

The Evidence Continues to Mount We're Past the Bottom | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

In unsurprising but good news, Case-Shiller reported new home price data this week that showed a definitive upward ...

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Reasons For Working With A Real Estate Agent

You have a choice when purchasing a home, whether to work with a real estate agent or do it yourself. In buying a home under construction in a newly.

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Time to Go Tankless? The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Time to Go Tankless? The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

Heating up water accounts for an estimated 30 percent of an average home's energy consumption. See if making the switch to a tankless water heater is right for you.

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Consumer confidence slipped in June

Consumer confidence slipped in June | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

Consumer confidence slipped in June and Americans can't seem to shake their uneasy feeling about the economy.

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Home Prices Tick Up, Housing Market Recovery May Be Strengthening

Home Prices Tick Up, Housing Market Recovery May Be Strengthening | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices showed gains in nearly all major cities during April. While prices are still down from their boom-time highs, a recovery may be building.

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Can the Economy Get Healthy Without a Housing Recovery?

Can the Economy Get Healthy Without a Housing Recovery? | Real Estate and Housing | Scoop.it

The conventional wisdom is that a stable housing market is important not only because housing as an industry makes up a large part of the nation's yearly output but also because the home is most Americans' largest source of wealth...

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