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Bay Area Home Prices Cooling Off

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) – A research firm said home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area began to cool off last month after a torrid run. California posted its strongest homes sales for any August in seven years as price increases … Continue reading

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Investors are moving out of housing. Here’s why

First-time homebuyers could say the same. Usually about 40 to 45 percent of the market, they made up just 29 percent of buyers in June, according to the National Association of Realtors. A lack of supply has made the market … Continue reading

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Corelogic: There is no housing bubble

Rising mortgage rates will help to temper the possibility of a bubble as well, but they will not cut into demand dramatically, as some have predicted, according to Fleming. “Buyers buy based upon payment, and those payments are still highly … Continue reading

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Housing starts stall, optimism doesn’t

Despite an unexpected and substantial fall in new home construction in June, industry analysts appear undeterred in their veritable housing euphoria. “This reflects a characteristically volatile multi-family sector rather than renewed weakness, and we expect homebuilding volumes to rise further … Continue reading

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Home price gains not enough for a ‘bubble’ say economists

Rising mortgage rates will help to temper the possibility of a bubble as well, but they will not cut into demand dramatically, as some have predicted, according to Fleming. “Buyers buy based upon payment, and those payments are still highly … Continue reading

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