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From HW Magazine

Is the bubble back?

Supply constraints, building demand force housing market seesaw
The housing market is a warrior. The industry has fought many battles, gotten pushed down — even trampled on — and yet, it always manages to find its footing to take on the days ahead. But the continued drag of employment numbers, coupled with housing demand constraints and extremely tight credit standards have led many industry experts to ask the question: Are we indeed on the path to yet another housing bubble?
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From HW Magazine

Pre-bubble HPA clouds industry

The extreme rate of home price growth is a cause for caution
Home prices continue to increase nationally. In fact, home prices jumped 12% on a year-over-year basis in September 2013 compared to a year prior, posting the 19th consecutive monthly year-over-year gain in home prices nationally, according to the most recent CoreLogic Home Price Index report.
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HW 30 climbs after Fed Chair nominee testifies

Janet Yellen to keep her foot on the QE gas pedal
Housing stocks remained undeterred after Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee Thursday. In fact, the HW 30 posted significant gains after Yellen showed no signs of taking her foot off the QE gas pedal.
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HUD’s bid to sell soured mortgages stops short

The sales are an attempt by HUD to stem losses from its Mutual Mortgage Insurance fund, while providing an alternative for distressed borrowers that are on the brink of foreclosure. Even though investors did not meet the reserve requirements, the agency will carry on with business as usual.
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