Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Here's the HousingWire/Star Wars Christmas 2014 special

FHA loans could face "tidal wave of defaults"

All indices hit series high

Another mortgage lender launches 3% down loan

Falls in line with FHFA
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Half of Americans expect home prices to continue growing

Bankrate.com: Overall confidence up but more insecurity among women
Trey Garrison
More than half of Americans think home prices will continue to rise over the next 12 months, a new Bankrate.com report says.
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Consumer confidence hits second-highest level in a year

Jobless claims barely move
Brena Swanson
Consumer confidence climbed last week to the second-highest level in a year as an improving job market bolstered Americans' views of their financial well-being.
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Fannie Mae: Housing market recovery on pause

Normal housing levels delayed until 2016
Brena Swanson
The housing recovery is struggling to kick it into high gear, reflecting a more subdued market. But despite the lackluster results, there is still one glimpse of good news in the numbers.
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Why is housing the big negative in consumer confidence?

Whichever came first, housing laid a big egg in May
Trey Garrison
While consumer confidence struggled to rise 0.5% in May and there are signs of strength in other sectors, housing remains a drag on both consumer sentiment and the overall economy.
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Confidence index hits high in time for spring homebuying

Present situation indicator at highest in almost six years
Trey Garrison
It may be a good time to get homebuyers off the fence as the Conference Board's consumer confidence index’s present situation component rose 4.4 points to 81.7.
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Consumer confidence climbs to 2nd highest since August 2013

Americans shrug off bad economic news in favor of shopping
Trey Garrison
Despite tepid retail sales, near-stagnant job creation, meager economic growth, and a shaky housing market, American consumers either won't be daunted or don't care what the tea leaves say.
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3 signs the economy is in a quagmire

And just when things started to look up
Trey Garrison
A series of economic indicators and events this week suggest a continued weakness in the U.S. economy and trouble for the housing industry despite an uptick in consumer confidence.
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4 signs that things are much worse than you're being told

GDP, jobless claims, pending home sales - it's just not pretty out there
Trey Garrison
Everyone from the Fed to mainstream media are pushing the narrative that the economy is definitely in recovery mode. Everyone is wrong.
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Why D.R. Horton’s stock went soaring

An 86% climb in earnings will do that
Kerri Ann Panchuk
HW 30 finished up Tuesday as consumer confidence showed signs of a comeback. But the stock feeling the greatest surge was a middle-market builder.
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Consumer confidence hits five-month high

Americans become more optimistic about the economy
HousingWire Staff
Consumer confidence unexpectedly climbed to a five-month high in January as Americans became more optimistic about the economy and the labor market.
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