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Boston housing market slowdown isn’t the weather

Something else is freezing out the Olde Towne
Trey Garrison
Home sales in Boston are slowing, and while the city is currently buried under several feet of snow, it's not the weather. Here's the scoop.
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Calgary housing market a canary in the shale mine?

Home prices, sales plummet alongside price of crude oil
Trey Garrison
Oil prices dropping are making a lot of Americans happy. But not everyone. And what's happening up in Calgary could be coming to a lot of shale oil states. Here's why.
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Clear Capital: San Francisco facing bubble 2.0?

City by the Bay a bellwether for state, nation
Trey Garrison
San Francisco is often called the canary in the coal mine for housing, and some submarkets look a little bubbly. What does it mean? Clear Capital offers one answer.
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This is why it's a great time to be a real estate agent

But how long will it last?
Brena Swanson
The housing crisis put a significant dent in the number of registered real estate agents, leaving the ones who stuck around a good-looking paycheck.
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Fannie Mae: Strong job growth could boost economy

Hiring and wage growth will boost housing market
Trey Garrison
Despite the slate of bad news that’s started off 2015, Fannie Mae’s analysts predict that the economy is poised for a pickup in growth in 2015. Here's why.
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Housing and mortgage lending stall at the start of 2015

How bad will it get, or is this just a stumble?
Trey Garrison
Is the rough start to 2015 in both housing and mortgage finance just a stutter, or does it portend worse things to come? Here’s what the experts are saying.
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KBRA: Connection between rates, mortgage lending seems broken

Signs still positive for housing, home prices
Trey Garrison
Kroll Bond Ratings Agency is swimming against the current as of Monday. Despite the widespread bad news that kicked off 2015, the company is optimistic. Here's why.
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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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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Mortgage app decline alarms analysts

Big times in Texas with MBA Servicing conference; January grim?
Trey Garrison
With the MBA Servicing Conference taking place in Dallas this week, some alarming early signs in housing metrics, analysts reconsidering their views on agency and non-agency MBS, and the HUD secretary testifying before Congress, there's only one place to get all the information you need to make it through. Here's your guide.
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Cash buyer share falls to 4-year low despite recent surge

Institutional investors bought up 500K homes since 2010
Trey Garrison
The share of home sales to institutional investors and all-cash buyers dropped to four-year lows in 2014 despite a quarterly increase in the fourth quarter. Here’s what’s happening and a look at whether the pattern will hold.
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