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Pending home sales surge to highest level in 18 months

Buyer demand boosts sales
Brena Swanson
Pending home sales recovered after last month's unexpected steep decline. In January, pending home sales surged to the highest level since August 2013, thanks to improved buyer demand at the beginning of 2015.
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Bad housing news drives stocks deep into red territory

Existing home sales was just the latest warning sign
Trey Garrison
Monday morning’s report that existing home sales tumbled in January left housing stocks bleeding by afternoon. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Here's the rest of what the Titanic hit and the damage report.
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Existing home sales collapse in January despite low mortgage rates

Declining inventory and demand, not weather, drives down sales
Trey Garrison
Despite low mortgage rates, existing home sales tanked in January. And don't blame it on the winter weather — the biggest decline happened in the Western region. Here's where it went wrong.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Economic growth needs securitization

Drones, Zillow-Trulia and housing metrics galore
Trey Garrison
Just how critical is securitization to mortgage finance and the economy as a whole? What are the early readings for housing so far in 2015? Read on.
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Mortgage Choice Act reintroduced in Congress

Bipartisan bill faces friendlier Senate environment
Trey Garrison
A bipartisan bill easing regulatory burdens on the mortgage finance industry was submitted to Congress today. Here's why it failed last Congress, and why it faces better prospects this time around.
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Auction.com projects weak existing home sales in January

Despite low interest rates, buyer demand soft
Trey Garrison
Auction.com is forecasting weakened existing home sales for January. Here’s why.
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Pending home sales see second biggest monthly drop since May 2010

NAR thinks it may be time for existing owners to trade up
Trey Garrison
Pending homes sales stalled out in December, the worst monthly drop since May 2010. Here's what happened and what it portends.
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Existing-home sales recover after last month’s tumble

Increases back above an annual pace of 5 million sales
Brena Swanson
After last month's huge drop, existing-home sales managed to recover and pick back up 2.4%. While this increase is good, there are still several rough patches mentioned in the National Association of Realtors' report.
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Realtors join fight against patent trolls

NAR becomes founding member of patent law reform group
Trey Garrison and Ben Lane
The National Association of Realtors is joining a group that wants to fight what it calls patent trolling. Here’s why they say it's important to fight back.
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Housing sales weak heading into 2015

Capital Economics: Housing not off the rails
Trey Garrison
The sharp decline in new and existing home sales in November is not a sign that the housing recovery is coming off the rails, but it is troubling.
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