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FHFA: Rising interest rates not slowing down home prices…yet

No end in sight for low housing inventories
Home prices continued their strong growth in the fourth quarter despite rising interest rates. Although interest rates are up, housing inventory is down, causing home prices to increase. However, the FHFA’s deputy chief economist explains it may simply be too soon to see an effect on the market from increasing interest rates.
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FHFA: Home price increases slow in October

Led by increase in mountain region
The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its House Price Index for October, which indicated that while home prices increased, it was at a slower pace than September. Some regions even saw a decrease in home prices from the previous month, however, annually, all regions are increasing.
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Case-Shiller: Rising house prices just below record highs

Catching up with 2006
Home prices are continuing to rise; now mere basis points below the all-time highs for prices, set in 2006. According to the latest data released Tuesday by S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which covers all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.3% annual gain in August, just off the July 2006 peak.
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FHFA: Home prices increase again, rise 1.3%

Marks 19 consecutive quarterly price increases
While home prices only increased a meager 1.3% in the first quarter of 2016, it’s added onto a long string of increases; 19 consecutive quarterly price increases to be exact. According to FHFA Supervisory Economist Andrew Leventis, there is at least one unique factor in this quarter.
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The 8 states most at risk of a housing crisis

Oil and gas producing states rank high in riskiest states for consumers, lenders
The plummeting price of oil puts some states at a much higher risk of a housing crisis, a new report from Arch MI found. Arch MI’s report found that the eight states in the “Energy Patch,” which are states that produce coal, oil or gas, are the most at risk of seeing a price decline in the next two years.
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FHFA: June 2015 house prices rose 5.6% from June 2014

Second quarter shows 5.4% annualized growth
The Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index rose 0.2% in June, below the low-end forecast for 0.3% but still a respectable gain. Annualized price growth was 5.6%, while prices in the second quarter rose 5.4% compared to the second quarter of 2014.
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