Items Tagged with 'housing recovery'


Pending home sales sink to lowest level since January

Further evidence housing recovery could stall
Pending home sales decreased in August following the previous month’s record high. It now seems July’s high could be an outcast as this marks the third month of declines in the past four. NAR’s chief economist warns of the consequences if the market doesn’t start to see more inventory soon.
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Foreclosure starts now at pre-crisis levels

Lowest active foreclosures since 2007
Foreclosure inventory decreased to numbers not seen in almost 9 years, while foreclosure starts are now at pre-crisis levels. Delinquencies increased monthly in May, but experts from Black Knight aren’t concerned. Here’s why.
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Existing home sales grow at highest pace in 9 years

Housing market still needs more recovery
Despite rising home prices and lack of inventory, existing home sales in May grew at their fastest pace in almost a decade. Not everyone, however, sees this as good news for the market. Zillow's chief economist points out that, while encouraging, the market still has a long way to go.
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