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What Next For Housing

We’re approaching the part of the month with a lot of housing data — National Association of Home Builders confidence index on March 18th, housing permits and starts on March 19th, existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors on March 21st and S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices on March 26th. As we move towards […]

Foreclosure Activity Drops in July

RealtyTrac reports that national foreclosure activity dropped 3% in July from June and is now down  10% since July 2011. Across the country one in every 686 housing units was in some form of forclosure for a total of 191,925 homes. “U.S. foreclosure activity continued its uneven descent in July as the overall numbers declined […]

Some Good News on Single Family Homes

December existing home sales rose 5% and December starts of single family homes rose 4.4%. While all these rates remain below the pace seen before the financial crisis, the figures are headed in the right direction.   December 2011 also is up from December 2010 for both existing home sales and single family housing starts by […]

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