Tag Archives: Price Appreciation

Short Supply Pushes Home Prices to Seven Year High

“House price growth continues to surprise to the upside,” said Dr. Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic. “Increasing demand for new and existing homes, coupled with low inventory, has created a virtuous cycle for price gains, most clearly seen in … Continue reading

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Home prices keep on ratcheting up as Bay Area outpaces national growth

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Finally: Supply of Homes for Sale Begins to Rise

So the increase in supply is welcome news, as the severe lack of homes for sale has been pushing home prices higher far faster than anyone expected. That swift jump in prices, along with low supply, have been hampering sales, … Continue reading

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Americans Are Using Their Houses as ATMs Again

With home prices up 8 percent year-over-year in December, according to the latest reading from CoreLogic, homeowners are regaining home equity at a fast clip—1.4 million borrowers rose above water on their mortgages through the end of September. That number … Continue reading

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Already Time to Throw Up Caution Signs on Housing?

Fitch contends that home prices remain overvalued and that price growth is not being driven by fundamentals but by technical factors that could easily change. As more homes move more quickly to final foreclosure, especially in states that require a … Continue reading

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