Items Tagged with 'housing forecast'


What's in store for housing in 2017?

The National Association of Realtors answers, gives forecast for next year
Low housing inventory levels plagued the market last year, and it's still not over. So will next year bring better news or more houses on the market? The National Association of Realtors gave its forecast for next year at the 2016 Realtors Conference & Expo. The forecast, while not likely to solve all the shortage problems, is still positive.
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Here are Freddie Mac's five housing predictions for 2016

Prognostications on interest rates, house prices and more
With just a few days left in 2015, Freddie Mac is looking towards 2016 and trying to predict just what’s going to happen in housing over the next 12 months. Here are five housing predictions for 2016, courtesy of Freddie Mac.
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Trulia: 3 predictions for housing in 2016

Buying still beats renting
With 2016 right around the corner, Trulia published a blog on what it predicts will happen in the housing market over the next year. One of these predictions is that buying will still be a more financially wise decision compared to renting.
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Is the mortgage industry ready for TRID and more next year?

TRID, rising interest rates, MSAs take center stage
As we head into the end of the year, there is always much discussion around what the next year will bring for the mortgage industry. But before you predict next year, you must look at what the mortgage industry can expect for the rest of this year. The greatest challenge, however, may be the industry’s perception of itself.
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San Francisco exhibiting potential signs of a housing bubble

But not the entire nation
The San Francisco Bay Area is showing some warning signs of a possible bubble. However, this isn't to say the entire nation is on the verge of a bubble. Collateral Analytics noted that some economists and real estate observers are trying to sensationalize an issue that doesn't exist.
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Clear Capital: Housing the second half of 2015 not so hot

Reaffirms this is a "non-growth year"
This year is already halfway over, and according to a new market report from Clear Capital, the rest of the year doesn't not look too bright. "With a first full look of the spring buying season and six-month update to the forecast, our data through June confirms our initial projection that 2015 would be a non-growth year," said Alex Villacorta, vice president of research and analytics at Clear Capital.
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Zillow: Housing won’t normalize for at least 3 years

“The only real cure-all is time”
“We’ve reached a point in the recovery where the only real cure-all is time,” said Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries. “The market remains very challenging for younger, first-time homebuyers who face an uphill battle saving for a down payment, qualifying for a mortgage and finding an affordable home to buy.”
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