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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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Americans Come Down off Home-Confidence High

Fewer say now is a good time to buy April 7, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Americans came down off their confidence high in March as fewer say now is a good time to buy a home, according to Fannie Mae’s Home … Continue reading

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Home Price Increase Halts for Second Time Since 2012

Last halt occurred November 2013 March 22, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Home prices in the U.S. came to a stop in their monthly growth in January for only the second time since 2012, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency seasonally … Continue reading

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Mortgage Interest Rates Went Up Again ….. Should I wait to Buy?

KCM Crew, Marcfh 15th, 2017 Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Realtors, is calling for mortgage … Continue reading

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