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November 26, 2014
Cash Strapped and Out of Work: Why Fewer Americans Own a Home
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that American home ownership is at its lowest rate since 1995; what's really behind the decline?
November 06, 2014
Can You Still Afford the American Dream?
While interest rates remain low on a historical basis, home affordability continues to be a closely monitored component of the housing market.
November 05, 2014
Why You Shouldn’t Worry About the Slowing Housing Market
Home prices are receiving a much-needed dose of reality.
September 17, 2014
What Bubble? Homebuilders Party Like It’s 2005
Homebuilder sentiment in the United States rose for the fourth consecutive month and reached its highest level in almost nine years.
September 11, 2014
10 States Where Home Prices Are Still Skyrocketing
Home prices are still making impressive gains across most of the nation.
August 28, 2014
Is the Housing Recovery Here to Stay?
The housing recovery is still on the path to sustainability.
August 21, 2014
Sustainable Recovery? Existing-Home Sales Keep Winning Streak Alive
The real estate market continues to show signs of improvement from the housing bubble collapse.
August 19, 2014
Housing Starts Surge to Keep Recovery Hopes Alive
After initially plunging to the lowest level of the year in June, housing starts rebounded sharply in July.
August 18, 2014
Homebuilder Sentiment: Is the Housing Recovery Still Intact?
Despite an early summer slowdown in housing starts, homebuilder sentiment in the United States climbed higher for the third consecutive month.
July 24, 2014
What Recovery? Home Sales Plunge, Miss Expectations By a Mile
The housing market appears to be suffering from more than just cold weather.
July 23, 2014
The Mortgage Market Reeks of Mediocrity
After a rough start to the year, the mortgage market is showing clear signs of mediocrity.
July 17, 2014
Did the Housing Recovery Just Take a Major Step Backwards?
The housing recovery is not exactly experiencing a radiant summer.
July 16, 2014
Are Homebuyers Returning to the Mortgage Market Yet?
The mortgage market is finding some stabilization with interest rates, but overall lending activity is still weak.
July 09, 2014
Is the Mortgage Market Finding Some Takers?
The mortgage market found some support last week amid a slight rise in interest rates, but activity is still below year-ago levels.
July 08, 2014
10 States Recapturing Their Housing-Bubble Glory Days
Many states are still experiencing home prices that are below their peaks made during the housing bubble, but 10 states have already surpassed their previous peaks.
July 02, 2014
Not Every Part of the Housing Market Is Improving
Several areas of the housing market have shown improvement in recent months, but the mortgage market is still struggling to attract homebuyers.
June 30, 2014
Homes Sales Post Biggest Monthly Gain in Two Years
The housing market continues to recover from a weak start to the year.
June 26, 2014
Top 10 Housing Markets Raising Bubble Fears
Home prices look overvalued by 10 percent or more in only seven of the 100 largest metros, with five of those metros being located in California.
June 25, 2014
Is the Mortgage Market Still Finding a True Bottom?
Despite the recent uptick up in home sales, the mortgage market is still having difficulty finding long-term momentum.
June 12, 2014
Do Americans Believe the Economy Is Really Getting Better?
The strength of the economic recovery is a controversial topic that is not likely to subside anytime soon.
June 11, 2014
Is the Mortgage Market Finally Turning the Corner?
The mortgage market remains volatile and continues to struggle with finding a clear direction this year.
June 05, 2014
7 States Where Home Prices Are Still Surging By Double Digits
Home prices across the nation are still making impressive gains that are reminiscent of the housing bubble.
June 04, 2014
Lower Interest Rates Fail to Lift Mortgage Market
Even though interest rates fell to their lowest level in almost a year, the mortgage market continues to lose momentum.
May 29, 2014
Home Sales: Just Enough to Keep Housing Recovery Hopes Alive?
After reaching their worst level in more than two years, pending home sales in the United States posted their second consecutive monthly gain in April.
May 28, 2014
Housing Market Breaks This Winning Streak
Despite the mortgage market posting three consecutive weekly gains earlier this month, lower interest rates failed to keep the momentum in place.
May 27, 2014
Surging Home Prices Reach Best Level Since July 2005
Homebuyers are not finding much relief in the housing market this year as home prices continue to climb higher.
May 22, 2014
Is the Housing Recovery Showing Signs of Life?
After falling to their worst level in nearly two years, existing-home sales managed to post their first gain of the year last month.
May 21, 2014
Did Lower Mortgage Rates Fail to Entice Homebuyers?
The mortgage market managed to post its third consecutive weekly gain, but lower interest rates failed to attract homebuyers.
May 14, 2014
Is the Mortgage Market Finally Turning the Corner?
The mortgage market managed to post a second week of gains this month.
May 07, 2014
Is There Still Hope for the Mortgage Market?
After several months of almost constant deterioration, the mortgage market may finally be turning the corner.