Move lawsuit against Zillow clears contempt hurdle with settlement

Move lawsuit against Zillow clears contempt hurdle with settlement

Move declares "full steam ahead" in prosecution

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CFPB heads up the list

Shaky housing market about to get even shakier

When will we all stop kidding ourselves?
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Shaky housing market about to get even shakier

When will we all stop kidding ourselves?
Lynn Effinger
Over the past several years, despite Wall Street and the current administration’s efforts to artificially prop up the housing market with historically low interest rates and foreclosure-alternative programs such as moratoria, HAMP, HAFA and others, we discovered that the so-called housing recovery was simply rhetoric.
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Freddie Mac: Here are the 5 top improving metro markets for housing

Portland adds its name to the list
Brena Swanson
Although the housing market experienced a few hiccups from a tough winter, spring officially started, and as the weather warms up, so will the market. For now, the latest data from Freddie Mac shows which markets are most ready and improved for the selling season.
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Black Knight: 1st time, repeat foreclosure starts at 12-month high

National home affordability still better than pre-bubble average
Trey Garrison
Is it a sign that there's troubling brewing? First-time and repeat foreclosure starts are at a 12-month high, and fundamentals suggest it's not a flash-in-the-pan. Here's why.
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Boston housing market slowdown isn’t the weather

Something else is freezing out the Olde Towne
Trey Garrison
Home sales in Boston are slowing, and while the city is currently buried under several feet of snow, it's not the weather. Here's the scoop.
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Calgary housing market a canary in the shale mine?

Home prices, sales plummet alongside price of crude oil
Trey Garrison
Oil prices dropping are making a lot of Americans happy. But not everyone. And what's happening up in Calgary could be coming to a lot of shale oil states. Here's why.
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Warning: Early GDP indicator flashing red

Atlanta Fed GDPNow forecast dropping ominously
Trey Garrison
If you’re looking for reassurances that everything will be okay, this isn’t the story. If you want the scoop on what the Atlanta Fed thinks and why it’s bad, keep reading.
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Clear Capital: San Francisco facing bubble 2.0?

City by the Bay a bellwether for state, nation
Trey Garrison
San Francisco is often called the canary in the coal mine for housing, and some submarkets look a little bubbly. What does it mean? Clear Capital offers one answer.
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10 reasons the housing market could go ballistic this spring

Even FOMO makes the list
Brena Swanson
The housing market is about to head into the start of the spring homebuying season, but looking at these ten facts, the wheels might already be starting to turn.
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Not everyone thinks housing is faltering

Problem? What problem?
Trey Garrison
This morning the chairman of the S&P Dow Jones Indices sounded the alarm that the housing recovery is faltering. Not everyone agrees.
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Black Knight: Home prices erase last month's gains

Florida dominates top-performing metros
Brena Swanson
Home prices continue to hover around the same level and erased all of the gains reported last month for November. At the same time, Florida keeps dominating the top 10 performing metro areas.
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