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Housing Sentiment sours as mortgage rates rise

“Prices have to be lowered, more cash must be put into the transaction in the form of a down payment or to buy down the interest rate in order to qualify for the same house price,” said Hanson. “Buyers must … Continue reading

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Housing Sentiment Sours as Mortgage Rates Rise

“Prices have to be lowered, more cash must be put into the transaction in the form of a down payment or to buy down the interest rate in order to qualify for the same house price,” said Hanson. “Buyers must … Continue reading

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Sandy Will Boost Self-Storage Space

It happened after hurricane Katrina, and the expectation is that Sandy will prove no different. “Demand for self-storage rises considerably as homeowners, contractors, and local suppliers set about preparing for reconstruction,” note analysts David Toti and Gaurav Mehta of Cantor … Continue reading

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Why Today’s Housing Report Spooked Investors So Much

The good housing numbers are all up from a year ago: Sales, starts, building permits, prices, earnings. The bad numbers are down: Mortgage delinquencies, foreclosures, negative equity. So why are investors pulling out of the home builders today? And why … Continue reading

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Home Prices Are Not Rebounding as Fast as You Think

Home prices are rising faster than expected so far this year, or are they? Prices nationwide in July rose 3.8 percent year-over-year, according to the latest reading from CoreLogic. This includes prices of distressed properties and is the biggest annual … Continue reading

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