Good/Bad Housing Markets In 2014 May Be a Surprise

Turning to the monetary metals, which are selling off a bit here today during thin trading in the futures markets on this.

It’s an axiom in real estate that housing markets are affected by the broader economy. When economic times are good, certain parts of the housing market usually see healthy growth.

Did Something Big Just Pop in the Housing Market? New Home Prices Drop to 2014 Levels!! New York City tops a new list, which may be good news or bad news depending on whether. there are 846,819 housing units, and the median sales price is $887,000. The average fair-market rent for a.

 · With prices up so much in recent years, it may surprise you to learn that “home prices in only 41 of these metros now exceed previous highs, while prices in 32 metros are still down 15 percent.

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I have seen the good times in the early 2000s, worked through the housing crash, and the good times again. A lot of people think we are due for another housing market crash because housing prices have increased in many areas of the country. Besides prices, there are many things that drive the housing market.

So it may come as a surprise that a measure of housing sentiment has improved. That suggests the index, from mortgage liquidity provider fannie mae, may have some limitations in forecasting housing.

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The U.S. housing market is a major indicator of the strength of the economy. When the economy is strong and people are confident about the future, they are more inclined to buy houses, upgrade.

 · Even a surprise jump in the pending home sales index for February, released last week, did little to buoy home stocks. It may be early, but the building blocks of a rebound in the group could be.

Choice Act would grant QM status to portfolio mortgages The potential long term effects of the New QM Category. Advocates of expanding QM status for portfolio loans argue that any such expansion increases the availability of credit by reducing the burden on lenders, particularly smaller lenders with fewer resources to spend on regulatory compliance.A flattening yield curve is not a threat to mortgage insurers Life/annuity insurers are more effected by the yield curve since they are basing their prices/benefits on what they can earn whereas P/C insurers are only investing and not selling based on interest rates. The flat yield curve itself is not a huge problem as long as it happens gradually over time.

Industrial production is up 25.8% since June 2009 through May. market warning? That boogeyman was first introduced to.