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Mortgage experts agree: There is no housing bubble

Slow and steady wins the race
With or without President Donald Trump, the housing market must go on. So as the world continues to tune in to Trump, HousingWire took a break to zero in on what we know best: housing. Three experts joined HousingWire on a webinar on Wednesday to discuss what’s next for housing and the mortgage nation.
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Los Angeles struggles to retain workers due to high housing costs

Can’t compete with more affordable markets
Los Angeles may have year-round sunshine and great beaches, but that may not be enough to entice workers to accept jobs there. Businesses, instead, must develop special hiring packages in order to compete with more affordable housing markets. What would it take to get you to work in LA?
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Here's why Goldman Sachs is snatching up delinquent mortgages

Bank dominates Fannie Mae non-performing loan sales
Goldman Sachs’ purchase of a portfolio of non-performing loans from Fannie Mae earlier this week marked only the latest in a long string of purchases of severely delinquent home loans from the government-sponsored enterprise. The major purchase spree, however, is part of a larger plan for the mega bank. In particular, it deals with its $5 billion settlement announced last year.
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Experts answer: Will technology replace appraisers?

The state of the appraisal industry
The appraisal industry has a heaping amount of questions. This became increasingly clear after HousingWire’s webinar on the state of the appraisal industry, featuring four industry experts. The hour allotted to the webinar was able to cover a range of hot-button issues. However, there was one that stood out: Will technology replace appraisers?
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Ten-X: Housing slump may be temporary

Demand remains strong
Ten-X released its latest Ten-X Residential Real Estate Nowcast revealing a monthly decrease in December existing home sales. However, the jury is still out on whether the current slowdown is a seasonal blip or a more permanent trend.
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Here's the housing story (or lack thereof) of the 2016 election

How housing didn't matter in this campaign
Well America, we made it. We survived the most ridiculous, insane, over-the-top, depressing, and ultimately underwhelming campaign in modern political history and we made it. It’s #ElectionDay. So considering that we focus on housing here at HousingWire (hence the name), we felt it important to look at how housing mattered (actually it didn’t) in this election cycle.
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Housing's new normal: Low interest rates, shifting demand, coming wave of new homebuyers

CoreLogic's Frank Nothaft on how housing is changing
Speaking before a packed house gathered Wednesday on the 7th floor of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., CoreLogic’s chief economist, Frank Nothaft, told the crowd of housing insiders that anyone waiting for any dramatic shifts in housing, interest rates, or otherwise is likely to be left waiting.
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Why now is the perfect time to invest in real estate

Housing is on an upswing
If you're on the fence about getting into real estate investing, now may be the best time to take that first dive into the business. While the real estate market is constantly moving up and down, in recent years, it appears to be on an upswing. Here are three reasons to help you get off the fence and make a decision.
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