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Case-Shiller: Home prices continue upward trend

Prices buoyed by good economic conditions
Home prices once again trended higher on a monthly and a yearly basis. According to David Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, "Generally good economic conditions continue to support gains in home prices."
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Case-Shiller: Home prices maintain steady pace, grow 4.9%

"Home prices and housing continue to show strength"
Home prices across the country continued to rise in September, maintaining a health pace toward normalization. Zillow Chief Economist commented on the report saying that the index continued to grow at a consistent pace as the summer came to a close, and in line with more recent data that continues to show stabilization in the U.S. housing market.
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Has the mortgage market turned a corner?

Mortgage lending still below norms and signs point to...
The mortgage market has been as weak as the jobs market and the economy as a whole so far this year. Is it ready to turn a corner, or will it miss and continue right off the road?
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From HW Magazine

The new economists

How new economic models and voices are shaking up the status quo
People are listening to real estate economists today in a way that anyone who covered the industry a decade or more ago would not recognize. Smoke is one of the members of this new wave of real estate economists. In fact, Smoke is actually the newest one on the block. The upstart economists at places like Trulia and Zillow are still new, Smoke is just the latest player to join the game.
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