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Cooler Asking Prices Chill Hot Markets

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

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Asking home prices are losing steam as mortgage rates rise, inventories expand, and investor demand declines. Nationally, asking prices dropped 0.3 percent in July – the first month-over-month (M-o-M) decline since November 2012. Seasonally adjusted, prices rose 3.3 percent quarter-over-quarter (Q-o-Q), down from a peak of 4.2 percent in April. Year-over-year (Y-o-Y), prices are up 11 percent nationally, according to Trulia’s July market report.

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June Price Reports Raise 2013 Forecasts

Thursday, July 4, 2013


With the year half over, the first two June national price reports suggest that America could be headed for the biggest annual price increases since the boom years-or not. On a national basis, moderate increases in inventories have had no impact yet on prices.

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Zillow Agrees: Inventory Crunch Easing

Friday, March 8, 2013


Two days after rival web site Trulia announced it had detected signs that the year-long decline in inventories was slowing, Zillow said that the crunch could be beginning to ease somewhat.

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Falling Inventories are Hitting the Brakes

Wednesday, March 6, 2013


At long last, there are signs that the unprecedented year-long decline in for-sale inventories are slowing, though continuing to fall, just in time for the spring home buying season. But inventories may continue to decline through 2013.

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Robo-Signing Scandal Dampens Housing Recovery Hopes

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Recent bank scandals involving robo-signing foreclosure documents and improprieties in the lending process have weakened consumer confidence about housing market recovery prospects. More than half of adults report that robo-signing disclosures account for less faith in mortgage lenders, banks, and government, according to a recent study by Trulia and RealtyTrac. Thirty-five percent believe the robo-signing issue […]

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Owning Now Cheaper than Renting in 18 Major Markets

Friday, October 8, 2010


Rising rents and falling property values in many major markets are combining the change the rent vs. buy equation for thousands of potential homeowners around the country.  Suddenly homeownership is within reach of buyers who don’t need a tax credit to make the numbers work.

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