Posts Tagged ‘Housing’

See Which Phase of the Housing Cycle Your City Is In

Recently, I wrote about when the next housing crash might take place. For opportunists, it’s something to look forward to. For others, and frankly most people, it’s a disaster waiting […]

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When Will the Next Housing Market Crash Take Place?

I’ve noticed a trend lately. Everyone’s a real estate expert. It seems the most recent crisis and recovery has turned just about every single person into a guru on all […]

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Trulia Chief Economist: May Be Reaching Housing Plateau, Not a Bubble

What Does a Plateau Look Like? With home prices showing no signs of letup, housing bubble fears continue to fester. The fact that we were talking about a potential bubble […]

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Canada Just Raised Minimum Down Payments to Stabilize Its Housing Market

A funny thing happened late last week. On Friday, the Canadian government took new measures to stabilize its red-hot housing market. I say funny because their housing policies seem to […]

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New Report Gives Little Reason to Worry About a Housing Bubble

I discuss the risk of a housing bubble from time to time because let’s face it; it’s always going to be a concern in this day and age. Real estate […]

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New Freddie Mac Tool Says National Housing Market Is Weak, But Stabilizing

This morning, Freddie Mac released a new tool called “MiMi,” which stands for Multi-Indicator Market Index. Put simply, it measures the stability of the housing market on the national, state, […]

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10 Predictions for Mortgage and Housing in 2013

Well, another year has passed, and unlike previous years, 2012 was a fairly decent year for the housing market. After all, 30-year fixed mortgage rates chalked their “lowest annual average […]

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Hurricane Sandy to Hurt Housing Market, Freddie Mac Pledges Relief

There have been widespread reports and warnings that Hurricane Sandy will dampen the ongoing housing recovery at a time when things are already rather tenuous. Bloomberg noted that one of […]

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Housing Bottom Now Expected in 2013, Recovery Looks Weaker

There’s been a lot of interesting housing-related news over the past week, with some good and some bad. The first bit is that economists finally believe the national housing bottom […]

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