Morgan Stanley finally pays $275 million for subprime RMBS fraud

Morgan Stanley finally pays $275 million for subprime RMBS fraud

SEC charged company with misrepresenting loans

New home sales collapse, erasing recent surge

Sales 11.5% down YOY; fall to 406,000 annual pace

Fannie Mae offers new suite of HomePath financing

Goodbye HomePath Mortgage and HomePath Renovation

Items Tagged with 'NAHB'


NAHB: Homebuilder confidence reaches 6-month high

It's officially a good sales market
July 16, 2014
Homebuilder confidence reached a six-month high, officially showing good sales conditions as strong jobs numbers helped buoy confidence.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Housing hangs in the balance

2014: Bust or banner year for housing?
July 14, 2014
Housing is at a crossroads, with some saying the industry has nowhere to go but up and that all the signs are there for a self-sustaining breakout, while others say it’s on life support and not every twitch is a sign the patient is coming out of a coma. This week will tell us what’s left for the rest of 2014.
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Builder confidence falls again in May to 12-month low

NAHB: Builders now facing market reality
May 15, 2014
Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in May fell one point to 45 from a downwardly revised April reading of 46 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released Thursday.
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8 Twitter housing accounts you need to follow

FHFA launches Twitter platform
May 9, 2014
With the housing industry on high alert due to constant changes and updates being made to regulations, Twitter is a great place to give you constant, daily updates in 140 characters or less.
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3 reasons right now is the best time to buy a home

The advantage is on the buyer side
May 9, 2014
Most markets have fully recovered, home prices are leveling out and mortgage rates are at a yearly low.
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Homebuilders optimistic despite the slow spring

NAHB index shows 1 in 6 markets fully recovered or better
May 6, 2014
Fifty-nine metros have fully recovered from the last housing market crash, and 300 saw year-over-year gains, according to an index of markets put together by the National Association of Home Builders/First American.
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No, it's not that bad: It's worse

All indicators point down unless you want to metricize hope and spin
April 16, 2014
This year is already one-third in the books, and everyone is waiting for that fabled “pent-up housing demand” to announce its presence. But if it’s coming, it’s taking its sweet time.
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Homebuilder survey: Housing slump ahoy!

NAHB index stuck below breakeven
April 15, 2014
The new home market is getting no spring lift whatsoever at least based on the National Association of Home Builder’s housing market index, which missed expectations for the last seven out of eight months, coming in at a lower-than-expected 47.
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NAHB housing index for March at second lowest in 10 months

Flatline in builder confidence goes against analyst predictions
March 17, 2014
The National Association of Home Builders monthly housing market index took a dramatic dive in February and ticked back up one point in March, well below analyst expectations.
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Negative builder news drags on HW 30 for second day

Builders take brunt of bad January construction reports
February 19, 2014
Stocks were mixed Wednesday with several construction and home builders suffering after down reports from the National Association of Home Builders and the Census Bureau on housing construction.
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