Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Valuations skyrocket while earnings expectations have fallen

CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

But don't celebrate just yet

4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

Will housing collapse?

Items Tagged with 'home sales'


Sterne Agee: Housing continues to struggle

Builder opportunities exist in light of shrinking inventories
July 30, 2014
A note to clients from Sterne Agee reports on the state of the homebuilder market, which shows housing continues to struggle against falling inventories and subpar sales.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: The greatest threat to the housing industry

Good 2Q news for Annaly; why home prices are falling; rent or buy?
July 7, 2014
What is happening with home price gains, and what is the biggest threat to the housing industry? Which mortgage REIT may outperform expectations in the second quarter? And when is renting better than buying?
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Sterne Agee sees rising confidence, shrinking inventories

Top 25 housing markets show surprising strength in May
June 30, 2014
Sterne Agee analyst Jay McCanless urges caution on housing, based on a deep drill-down of existing, pending, median price growth and consumer confidence data in the top 25 markets the firm focuses on.
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Millennials not buying houses…yet

More millennials start to find jobs
June 26, 2014
Millennials have flooded news headlines due to setbacks in finding jobs and an increasing amount living back home with their parents. However, as more young people find jobs, this could slowly start to change.
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Sellers put more homes on the market in May

Existing home inventory posts new record high
June 23, 2014
The number of existing homes on the market surged to the highest level in almost two years, giving the housing market a bit of good news.
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Here’s how leading real estate investors are different than the other 95%

Where they focus, how they get their money – it’s a different world
June 23, 2014
A comprehensive new survey by Realeflow shows exactly how different the leading investors are, and it gives an insight into what tools they use.
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Existing home sales surge 4.9% in May

Is this the light at the end of the tunnel?
June 23, 2014
According to newly released data from the National Association of Realtors, May’s existing home sales rose by nearly 5% over April’s numbers. May’s month-over-month gain of 4.9% was the highest monthly rise since August 2011.
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Homebuilder confidence rises despite lackluster sales

NAHB index rises but still underwater
June 16, 2014
Homebuilders are increasingly confident despite the slowdown in current sales and the increasingly tepid outlook for future purchases and prospective buyer traffic.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Home purchases weak despite easing credit

40-year mortgages, risky U.S. bonds and investing in Cali?
June 8, 2014
Could we see 40-year mortgages if prices keep spiking? Is California real estate the next opportunity? Are U.S. bonds the best investment vehicle for people who have too much money?
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This secret about 2 rooms in your house could make all the difference

Want break the spring buying slump?
June 6, 2014
The spring buying season has been a huge challenge, but there are things that home sellers can do to be one of the ones who breaks the cycle.
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