Economist: Here's why mortgage supply and demand isn't normal

Economist: Here's why mortgage supply and demand isn't normal

What has recovered or is close to being recovered?

CFPB responds to criticisms of consumer-complaint database program

Bureau answers questions raised by HousingWire, Mercatus and trade groups

Mercatus: CFPB shouldn’t create open consumer-complaint database

Info would be unfair, inaccurate, costly and without statutory authority
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Items Tagged with 'Texas'

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The best and worst state economies

Where should you be doing business?
Brena Swanson
The overall forecast for the future of housing isn't too bright, but there are plenty of hot spots when you break it down state by state.
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Should real estate agents disclose murder?

Modern day haunted houses...
Brena Swanson
A majority of states don’t consider psychological stigmas to be material defects to a home; which means you can purchase a home that hosted a murder, suicide or another gruesome event without even knowing it.
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Skyrocketing real estate taxes in Austin kneecap affordability

Even Austin progressives can't hide from paying the piper
Trey Garrison
Homeowners in Austin being forced out of their homes by skyrocketing tax bills that pay for all the progressive initiatives the city embraces.
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Dallas homebuilders won’t build for less than $250,000

Higher-priced homes dominate market
Brena Swanson
The once competitively priced Dallas market is now losing its appeal as builders cater to higher-priced homes, leaving average borrowers in the dust.
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Freddie Mac: Three Texas cities dominate housing recovery

Lone Star state shows remarkable strength
Brena Swanson
Compared with the rest of the nation, the Texas housing market is running strong since the financial crisis, and what it did get hit with, it recovered from quickly. And this report shows just that.
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The top and bottom 5 markets for housing recovery

CoreLogic: Completed foreclosures hit record low, but where?
Brena Swanson
The numbers are in and completed foreclosures are at the lowest level since the Great Depression. So which states came out on top and bottom for the most completed foreclosures?
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Texas keeps adding jobs

Unemployment rate falls in 9 major cities
Ben Lane
The statewide unemployment rate is 5.2%. That’s the lowest it’s been since September 2008. Unemployment has either dropped or remained constant in every month for three straight years.
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Trulia signs licensing agreement with Austin Board of Realtors

Ben Lane
Trulia is the first publisher to sign a data license agreement under Austin Board of Realtors' new data integrity standards, which address common data quality issues for homebuyers and sellers, such as the display of outdated, inaccurate, and off-market listings.
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Black Knight: How far have home prices traveled?

California overtakes top 10 biggest moving metros
Brena Swanson
Home prices continue their upward trajectory and are up 7.6% from last year, with no signs of slowing down.
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Homebuilder D.R. Horton net income rises 18%

"Housing market conditions remain favorable"
Brena Swanson
Homebuilder D.R. Horton recorded a net income for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2014, of $131 million as the dollar value of homes sold, closed and in backlog all increased by double-digit percentages.
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