CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

But don't celebrate just yet

Only “Number Jesters” report 2Q economic growth at 4% pace

Economic revisions infuriate

4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

Will housing collapse?
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The housing market’s new normal?

2 things will have to change if we want the old market back again
July 23, 2014
What if the market the way it is now is the new normal?
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Freddie Mac: Housing growth remains stagnant

...But it's not all bad news
July 23, 2014
"We remain cautiously optimistic the housing recovery will continue, albeit slowly, until we see more tightening in the labor markets to give personal incomes a much-needed jolt,” Freddie Mac Chief Economist Frank Nothaft said.
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Growth in rest of 2014 won't make up for record slump in 1Q

Fannie: Expect 1.5% GDP after slowest 1Q since recession
July 23, 2014
Economic growth during the second half of 2014 likely won’t be strong enough to offset the weak activity from the first two quarters of the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group.
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Fitch: Housing market getting ready to grow

Expects second half upturn, leading to strong 2015
July 22, 2014
In 2015, new home sales should increase by 20.4% over 2014, according to projections from analysts from Fitch Ratings. Existing home sales are also projected to regain the 5% loss expected in 2014.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Former CFPB head eyes White House?

The bubble’s last days; New HUD rule the “Common Core” of housing
July 20, 2014
Four housing charts to ruin your Monday (take the red pill), the housing recovery is coming to an end, and a little-known proposed HUD rule that could lead to the federalization of local housing and zoning decisions are all mixed into your spicy, bold morning brew.
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Scorecard: Housing recovery continues to make progress

But positive indicators don’t mean the recovery is complete
July 10, 2014
June’s scorecard identifies growing equity and a rebound in the sale of new and existing homes as positive trends.
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Fannie Mae: Housing market recovery on pause

Normal housing levels delayed until 2016
July 7, 2014
The housing recovery is struggling to kick it into high gear, reflecting a more subdued market. But despite the lackluster results, there is still one glimpse of good news in the numbers.
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Treasury asks you how to revive “dormant” private label RMBS market

Pushes for return of private capital to ease credit crunch
June 27, 2014
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said that the Treasury is hoping to “foster the development of a safe and sustainable private market for mortgage lending that can serve alongside government-supported options,” by working with investors and securitizers to “uncover new paths to increase private investment.”
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Obama administration reveals plan to jump-start housing

Extends HAMP to 2016, announces measures to attract private capital
June 27, 2014
Citing the lack of private capital in the market, the dearth of affordable rental options and the abundance of Americans who are facing foreclosure or are underwater on their mortgages, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced three new plans to boost housing in the U.S.
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FHFA assists 3.2 million troubled homeowners

June 27, 2014
The number of foreclosure prevention actions completed during the first quarter was slightly down from the fourth quarter of 2013, falling to 88,800 from 99,704.
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