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Items Tagged with 'housing forecast'


Wells Fargo originations up 31%, executive excitement not

Results defy industry trends
July 11, 2014
Despite beating analyst expectations for its second-quarter earnings, Wells Fargo executives are less than thrilled about the origination results. But not everyone in the industry shares that opinion.
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These 5 charts reveal the Fed’s economic projections

Unemployment rate, real GDP, PCE inflation
June 18, 2014
The Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Bank presidents gave the market a glimpse into the future of where they think the economy is going and updated its projections for changes in real GDP, the unemployment rate and PCE inflation.
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Fannie Mae: “Housing remains worrisome”

Second quarter looking up despite rough start to year
May 21, 2014
“We believe this year will likely be a bump in the long-term road back toward normal levels, which we continue to expect sometime in late 2016,” said Fannie Mae chief economist Doug Duncan.
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Freddie: 3 areas housing fails to execute

“What we expect to be happening isn’t happening”
May 19, 2014
The spring home buying season has yet to kick into high gear, forcing Freddie Mac to revise and lower its forecast in several areas on an annualized basis.
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3 lenders define the spring home-buying season

Embrace, Guaranteed Rate, Guardian give input
May 7, 2014
With the spring home-buying season underway, HousingWire turned to a few lenders to get an inside view of how these past couple months have driven or hindered business.
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CoreLogic: Home prices increase into second year

February home prices jump 12.2%
April 1, 2014
Home prices, including distressed sales, jumped 12.2% in February 2014 compared to a year prior, marking 24 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally.
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Mortgage rates fall amid lower economic data

Bankrate: Results "tepid enough to cast doubt"
March 6, 2014
Mortgage rates fell lower amid weaker-than-expected economic news and housing data. But despite calm mortgage waters, there is still enough slowdown to warrant caution.
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3 signs California housing is on the brink of something huge

Housing affordability finally cools, inventors loosen grip
February 12, 2014
Six years after the financial crisis and California is still feeling the leftover ripple effects of loose lending standards and an overabundance of foreclosed homes. But it is all not all bad news, with several positive signs emerging for the state.
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Can home prices record 23 months of increases?

Prices increase 11% in December: CoreLogic
February 4, 2014
Home prices recorded the 22nd consecutive monthly year-over-year increase in home prices nationally and grew 11% in December 2013 compared to a year ago.
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The two lines from Obama that rocked housing

January 29, 2014
President Barack Obama’s 5th annual State of the Union Address contained over 6,500 words and only mentions housing twice, but the industry received enough of a mention for insiders to just run with it.
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