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Has the mortgage market turned a corner?

Mortgage lending still below norms and signs point to...
Trey Garrison
The mortgage market has been as weak as the jobs market and the economy as a whole so far this year. Is it ready to turn a corner, or will it miss and continue right off the road?
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Second look: Home price surge unlikely to last

Days of rapid price increases coming to an end
Trey Garrison
While the early February reports on home price appreciation seem to suggest a hot market, analysts say it won’t last. Here’s why.
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Will the Fed’s inevitable interest rate hike break a fragile recovery?

Capital Economics: Outside dynamics strong enough to meet the challenge
Trey Garrison
Some are worried that the Federal Reserve’s coming interest rate hike could smothers the housing recovery. But not everyone thinks that way.
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Is housing weakness just a seasonal blip?

Analysts lean towards optimistic view
Trey Garrison
Tuesday morning’s mixed news on housing sales and home prices in January and February may come down to an issue of inventory. But is it really?
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Did housing starts nosedive because of a labor shortage?

Analysts trying to figure out where it went wrong in February
Trey Garrison
Housing analysts are still trying to figure out why housing starts nosedived in February. Was this a blip, or a bigger problem?
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All is not lost in housing starts free-fall, economists say

Starts are only 15%, but volatility is worrying
Trey Garrison
The report that privately owned housing starts in February plummeted 17% sent ripples of alarm through the housing industry, and while it’s bad, many economists say it’s no reason to panic.
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Is household formation set for a rebound?

There are signs that living with the parents is so 2013
Trey Garrison
Despite ongoing concerns about the delay in household formation by younger buyers, demographically speaking things may be about to turn a corner.
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January’s home price growth surge may be temporary

Capital Economics: Tight inventory will loosen in the interim
Trey Garrison
Housing inventory was tight in January and the surge in home prices was welcome, if unsustainable. It sets up a compelling situation in the near term and long term. Capital Economics explains.
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Capital Economics on mortgage apps: Nowhere to go but up

Fundamentals point to upswing over the long haul
Trey Garrison
Mortgage rates finished February flat after a very down run through the bulk of the month. While some are concerned, here are a few reasons other analysts are much more optimistic.
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Latest data shows housing economy sluggish

New home sales decline shows housing liftoff isn’t near
Trey Garrison
New home sales flatlined in January, but while some say it's a sign the housing market is in for a long slog, others are optimistic about the long-haul for 2015. Here's why.
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