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Home Maintenance and Hurricanes

A new report reveals a correlation between Hurricane Harvey and the rise of home maintenance and remodeling projects. How did the hurricane impact the market for renovation?

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Freddie Weighs in on Housing Market

Affordability challenges slowed the growth of home sales this summer, according to Freddie Mac's housing market forecast. Yet, buyer demand remains strong due to these factors.

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What Fannie Forecasts for Housing in 2019

Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research Group’s May 2018 Economic and Housing Outlook predicts continued economic growth throughout the rest of 2018. As we enter 2019, however, the GSE forecasts a potential change in that momentum. According to Fannie’s May ...

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Is a Strong Economy Translating Into More New Homes?

The national economy took an upturn in February, according to the Chicago Fed's latest National Activity Index. Released Monday, the CFNAI—which measures 85 economic markers—for February landed at 0.88. That's 0.02 above January numbers. The news, however, wasn't as good ...

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Could Housing Construction Momentum Take a Hit?

Each monthly LegalShield Law Index tracks factors such as housing starts, foreclosure starts, and consumer confidence, compiling indices based on LegalShield’s proprietary data culled from their client base. The Law Index is divided up into sub-indices that track different sectors ...

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Single-Family Housing Starts Spike in Northeast

home builders

Dodge Data and Analytics has released its latest data on construction starts, showcasing stats for the month of January 2018. Among the noteworthy data points: a spike-in single-family housing starts in the Northeast region, even as the rest of the ...

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Foreclosure Starts Continue to Dwindle

mortgage loans performance

Existing home sales declined slightly in January 2018, according to the LegalShield Law Index, a collection of five indices tracking multiple key economic indicators published monthly by LegalShield, an online membership-based provider of legal services. Meanwhile, LegalShield reports foreclosure starts ...

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