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Bloomberg Opinion Piece Says The Market Is Raising Some Serious Red Flags

Today’s News Synopsis: Time to worry about the housing market again???  Mortgage payments are rising at twice the rate as home values with the increase in mortgage rates.  NAHB and Wells Fargo reported a one-point increase in builder confidence this month, putting it now at 68. In The News: CoreLogic – “CoreLogic Reports Rising Single-Family Rent …

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Zillow Releases Latest Report on the Hottest Housing Markets

Sources: Mortgage Applications Decreased Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Weekly Survey CoreLogic US Home Price Report Shows Prices Up 7.1 Percent in November 2016 Buying More Affordable than Renting in 66 Percent of U.S. Housing Markets And the Top-Ranked Metros Are… MiMi: Multi-Indicator Market Index Fed Officials See Gradual Rate Hikes as Upside …

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Fed to Raise Rates Next Week After Much Discussion

Sources: Total Mortgage Debt Climbs in Q3 CoreLogic US Home Price Report Shows Prices Up 6.7 Percent in October 2016 Independent Mortgage Bank Volumes Up, Production Profits Stable in 3rd Quarter 2016 Mortgage Rates Hit New 2016 High U.S. Home Flipping Activity Decreases in Q3 2016 After Hitting Six-Year High in Previous Quarter Ben Carson …

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CoreLogic Releases List of Top States for Foreclosure Filings

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest Builder Applications Survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 0.2% decrease in new home purchase applications in June.  CoreLogic just released a list of the top states with the most foreclosures filed, New Jersey being#1 on the list.  Construction starts on nonresidential properties increased 4.2% month-over-month in June. In …

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The Economy and the Outlook for Real Estate with Ralph McLaughlin of Trulia #487

Bruce Norris is joined this week by Ralph McLaughlin. Ralph is the Chief Economist for Trulia and leads their housing and economics research team. He provides house hunters with key insights about the economy as well as housing trends and public policy. His educational background includes a BS in geography and regional development from the …

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Sales of Existing Homes Increase Substantially in Wake of Spring Buying Season

  Today’s News Synopsis: Black Knight Financial Services reported a 4.7% decrease in delinquency rates, marking the first time they have gone below 5% in 8 years.  Mortgage applications, on the other hand, increased 2.3% from last week.  The sales of existing homes also increased substantially to their highest in 18 months with the onset …

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