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Consumer Confidence Increasing?

DSNews.com, October 10th, 2017 On Monday, Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI), which highlights consumers’ current views and forward-looking expectations of housing market conditions, was released. The index revealed an increase in September by 0.3 points to 88.3—up 5.5 points compared to last … Continue reading

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Boomers Won’t Own their Home Free and Clear before Retirement

Lagging previous generations in outright homeownership October 6, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com While outright homeownership increased among Baby Boomers after the last recession, they still lag previous generations, and may never catch up, according to the Fannie MaeEconomic and Strategic Research Group’s … Continue reading

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Pre-Approval Should Always be your First Step

KCM Crew, July 2nd, 2017 In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbersthe amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. … Continue reading

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Home Prices Continue Soaring to New Highs

Increase 0.7% in April June 22, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez. HousingWire.com Home prices increased once again in April, up from the previous month and previous year, according to the House Price Index released by the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Home prices increased … Continue reading

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Proceed With Caution: Existing Home Sales and Economic Growth

DSNews.com, June 20th, 2017 The U.S. is embarking on its ninth year of economic expansion and Fannie Mae is predicting economic growth rebound. According to their Economic & Strategic Research Group’s June 2017 Economic and Housing Outlook, second quarter economic … Continue reading

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Industry Reacts: While June Rate Hike Expected, Rest of Year Remains Uncertain

Four meetings left this year June 14, 2017, Brena Swanson, HousingWire.com While Wednesday’s interest rate hike didn’t come as a surprise to the market, the rest of the year doesn’t look as certain, as industry reactions start to pour in on … Continue reading

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A Seller’s Market won’t Cure Inventory Shortages

It’s a good time to sell…but June 14, 2017, Brena Swanson, HousingWire.com It’s finally a seller’s market, but according to a new Capital Economics report, the increased selling sentiment doesn’t guarantee a boost in much-needed housing inventory. Fannie Mae’s most recent … Continue reading

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