Economics

Sluggish Home Building Costs Economy $300 Billion
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Sluggish Home Building Costs Economy $300 Billion

Study asserts falling home-ownership rates have wiped out three decades of growth. More

Sluggish Housing Recovery Took $300 Billion Toll on U.S. Economy, Data Show
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Sluggish Housing Recovery Took $300 Billion Toll on U.S. Economy, Data Show

If the home-building industry had returned to the long-term average level of... More

A Call for Fannie, Freddie to Stop Paying Dividend to Treasury
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A Call for Fannie, Freddie to Stop Paying Dividend to Treasury

A consortium of community groups and lenders want that money to stay with the... More

Ten Years Post-Recession, Population Gains Shift Back to the Suburbs
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Ten Years Post-Recession, Population Gains Shift Back to the Suburbs

Sun Belt metro populations are rising by the thousands, while some major cities... More

Don't Worry About February’s Existing Home Sales Drop, Experts Say
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Don't Worry About February’s Existing Home Sales Drop, Experts Say

They continue to predict a strong home-buying season this spring. More

NAR's Yun: To Slow Rate Hikes, Build More Homes
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NAR's Yun: To Slow Rate Hikes, Build More Homes

The Fed is on a course of rising rates but there is one thing that could release... More

New-Home Sales Jump in February
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New-Home Sales Jump in February

Single-family sales up 6.1% from January, 12.8% from the same month last year. More

Home Values Up 7% in February
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Home Values Up 7% in February

Zillow reports the median stands at $195,700, highest in almost ten years. More

Tags: Home Prices
Credit Index Shows Decline in Risk for Q4 2016
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Credit Index Shows Decline in Risk for Q4 2016

The primary cause of the Housing Credit Index decline over the last five years is... More

Fed's Rosengren Says Hot U.S. Real Estate Could Be a Red Flag
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Fed's Rosengren Says Hot U.S. Real Estate Could Be a Red Flag

The run-up in U.S. real estate prices could potentially amplify any future... More

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