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The Week Ahead: Headed for Housing Bubble 2.0?

housing bubbleOn Tuesday, June 26, from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. CT, Carrington Mortgage Holdings EVP Rick Sharga will host a complimentary new State of the U.S. Housing Market Webinar that will analyze trends “and offer insights into what they mean for the housing and mortgage markets for the rest of 2018 and beyond.” Here’s the official description:

"Home prices continue to rise rapidly—48 percent over the past six years according to the National Association of Realtors. Mortgage rates have risen a full point over the last year, and wages simply aren't keeping pace. Is the housing market facing an affordability crisis? Are home prices approaching a bubble like the one that led to the Great Recession?"

You can click here to register for the Carrington webinar.

And if you missed it, don’t forget to check out the recording of DS News’ “Zombie Homes: Challenges and Guidance” webinar from last week, which was moderated by Sharga. You can learn more and access that recording by clicking here.

Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

  • Census Bureau New Home Sales, Monday, 10 a.m. ET
  • S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller HPI, Tuesday, 9 a.m. ET
  • Consumer Confidence Index, Tuesday, 10 a.m. ET
  • MBA Mortgage Apps, Wednesday, 7 a.m. ET
  • NAR Pending Home Sales Index, Wednesday, 10 a.m. ET
  • GDP Data, Thursday, 8:30 a.m. ET
  • Fed Balance Sheet, Thursday, 4:30 p.m. ET

About Author: David Wharton

David Wharton, Managing Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 16 years' experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@thefivestar.com.

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