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New York Fed Gives Unfavorable Review of Housing Sector

Merriam Webster's Dictionary defines anemic as: “lacking force, vitality, or spirit.” The Federal Reserve Bank of New York felt that is an appropriate depiction of the current housing market, as it called housing starts and permits “anemic” in its August ...

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Investor Activity Rising in the U.S. Housing Market

Although declining mortgage rates haven’t sparked the housing market, it has sparked interest in investors, as they are purchasing homes at a record pace, according to analysis from Deutsche Bank Research.  “With declining mortgage rates … they’re searching for a ...

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Fannie Mae: Increased Education Needed for Borrowers

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Although the majority of Americans favor homeownership, Fannie Mae’s latest National Housing Survey revealed many overestimate the qualifications and what it takes to own a home.  “Despite increased exposure to credit scores and online resources, consumer understanding about what it ...

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Politics, Housing, and its Impact on Foreign Buyers

A sluggish U.S. housing market and tighter currency controls by the Chinese government caused the dollar volume of homes purchased by foreign buyers from April 2018 to March 2019 to drop 36%, according to a report by CNBC. The information, ...

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Home Sales Data for May Reveals Positive Outlook

Existing home sales recorded an increase in May for the first time in two months, rising 2.5% from the month prior, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The total number of home sold increased to 5.34 million in ...

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