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10 Business Trends That Will Shape Housing in 2013 10 Business Trends That Will Shape Housing in 2013

Builders were growing again in 2012, but new challenges lie ahead. More

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Despite Bad News, HUD’s Donovan Sees House Prices Rising Soon

But builders and buyers in many markets are still waiting for prices to hit bottom. More

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S&P: Home Prices Get Boost From Seasonal Swing

Once seasonal factors are taken into account, however, the numbers actually fell in April. More

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Economists Trim 2011 Housing Forecasts, Call for Recovery in 2012

Weak economic growth and a double-dip in prices have prompted revisions to predictions that previously had hope for recovery late this year. More

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NAHB CEO Says Housing Finance Reform Unlikely Until After 2012 Elections

What builders are demanding, says Jerry Howard, is the government’s “recommitment” to supporting homeownership. More

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S&P Index Hits New Recession Low as Distressed Properties Hurt Confidence

According to economist David Goldberg, when distressed properties aren't included, home prices show gains. More

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Existing-Home Prices Approaching Double-Dip Level, S&P Says

Eleven of the nation's 20 largest metro areas reached new cyclical lows in January. More

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Builders Wonder If The Double Dip In Prices Will Include New Homes

The answer lies in the economy’s recovery and whether buyers will look beyond the glut in unsold existing homes and foreclosures. More

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Existing-Home Prices Continue to Stabilize

The latest S&P/Case Shiller estimates for July don’t show much month-to-month change. More

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Existing-Home Prices Rose in June

The S&P/Case-Shiller Indices show a 3.6% gain compared to the same month a year ago. More

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