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Housing sales weak heading into 2015

Capital Economics: Housing not off the rails
Trey Garrison
The sharp decline in new and existing home sales in November is not a sign that the housing recovery is coming off the rails, but it is troubling.
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Here’s how falling oil prices could hit the mortgage industry

The question is if the gains will offset the losses
Trey Garrison
Oil prices aren’t going up anytime soon, and we could be looking at $35-per-barrel oil before all is said and done. Here’s how that could impact housing and mortgage finance.
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Capital Economics: Don’t panic about November home sales

Analyst says existing home sales will rebound, but others differ
Trey Garrison
Economists differ on what November's existing home sales plunge means. One says don't panic, another says it's part of a larger underlying weakness.
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Home-price growth will stabilize around 4% through 2015

Capital Economics: Lower LTV will offset any drags
Trey Garrison
Despite likely coming interest rate hikes and depressed energy prices, Capital Economics expects home-price growth to stabilize around 4% in 2015. Here's why.
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Capital Economics: 4 predictions impact renting and homebuying

Rent to rise faster than home price inflation
Brena Swanson
The housing market is predicted to break a three year trend as the end of rapid home price increases opens the door to an increase in rent prices. Here’s why.
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Capital Economics: Any home-price rebound will be temporary

Look for modest 4% price gains through 2015
Trey Garrison
While the tight inventory of homes suggests to some that home-price appreciation may be picking up again, it won’t be long lived. Here's why.
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3 things to know about interest rates in 2015

Here’s the skinny on what it means for mortgages
Trey Garrison
Sure, everyone says they know what will happen with interest rates, but whether they go up or down or stay flat, it's critical to know what it will mean for mortgage financing.
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Will rising interest rates choke off housing recovery?

Capital Economics: Investors need to pick opportunities carefully
Trey Garrison
Interest rates will be rising and prices will rise right alongside them. What does this mean for the housing recovery, and are there any investment opportunities left?
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Home price gains strongest in months

Capital Economics: House price growth ahead
Trey Garrison
Despite the September slowdown in home price growth, Capital Economics says the future for housing looks better than you think.
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Prediction: Limited prospect of strong, sustainable home price gains

Capital Economics: Housing drivers changing
Trey Garrison
With inventories shrinking, home sales picking up, and mortgage rates likely to start rising, a lot of the drivers of housing prices are up-ending.
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