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Is your housing market on Santa’s naughty or nice list?

RealtyTrac offers its list of the year’s best and worst overall
Trey Garrison
Some housing markets are getting a new G.I. Joe with the kung fu grip. Others are getting a lump of coal, and with oil priced like it is...anyway, here are the nicest and naughtiest housing markets in America.
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RealtyTrac reports foreclosure activity fell 9% in November

Trouble ahead: Foreclosure starts increase for first time since mid-2012
Trey Garrison
The good news is foreclosure activity dropped in November. The bad news? Foreclosure starts are up for the first time in two-and-a-half years. Here's how it breaks out.
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One in five housing markets less affordable

Yet half still affordable by historic standards
Trey Garrison
Home prices are out of whack in fully 21% of housing markets, and RealtyTrac breaks it down to the county level to show where the danger zone is.
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Short sale tax break expiration could slam 170K with massive tax bills

Congressional inaction could add $75K in phantom income
Trey Garrison
The tax break for mortgage debt forgiveness is about to expire, Congress hasn't moved, and here's how it could add tens of thousands in phantom income to people already hit by short selling their homes.
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The 12 hottest housing markets right now

And the biggest losers in the price growth race
Trey Garrison
RealtyTrac’s data for October breaks out the housing markets with the most price gains, the ones that are slowing, and what’s happening with short sales and foreclosures. Where does your market fit in, and what does it mean?
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Median home price in October increases to highest since Sept. 2008

RealtyTrac: High level still 19% below 2006 peak; growth slowing
Trey Garrison
Price appreciation slowed in more than half the major metro markets, but 20 of them reached a new post-recession high. Here's what that means going forward for housing.
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Flipping activity continues to decline as prime inventory dwindles

Profits still top 36% for investors
Trey Garrison
The third-quarter report from RealtyTrac on flipping shows that 26,947 single-family homes were flipped nationwide in the third quarter of 2014 — where a home is purchased and subsequently sold again within 12 months — representing 4% of all U.S. single-family home sales.
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Here are the housing markets with the best schools in America

They’re in the most and the least affordable markets
Trey Garrison
RealtyTrac sifted through the data, and compiled a list of the markets with the best schools and the most affordable homes, and the best schools with the least affordable homes.
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Rising foreclosure activity validates housing market getting worse

"It's no great secret to how we can improve the economy"
Lynn Effinger
With Election Day behind us, you can count on seeing more and more media reports about rising foreclosures. We are watching very closely to see if actions will be taken by the government to improve the job market, by removing obstacles that have greatly hindered the private sector from bursting out of the malaise of the past six years.
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RealtyTrac: Foreclosures increase for two months straight

Biggest monthly increase in 4 years
Brena Swanson
Although this is the largest month-over-month increase since U.S. foreclosure activity peaked in March 2010, the increase is not a significant surprise due to historical trends. But that doesn't mean there isn't more than just a seasonal pattern at work.
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