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Alarming details charged in the collapse of Butler & Hosch

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HouseCanary: Shifting demographics reshaping housing, mortgage finance

Problems and opportunities presented for investors
Trey Garrison
A new study from HouseCanary shows how demographic shifts are reshaping demand for residential real estate. It's not all bad news but there are challenges ahead. Want to know more?
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Affordable housing and business opportunities headline ULI conference

Community development at forefront of Housing Opportunity 2015
Trey Garrison
The conference will be a meeting of the leading minds in the affordable housing and community development industry, and attendees will examine some of the most pressing issues facing communities. Read on.
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2 reasons the housing market is underacheiving

Thoughts ahead of Thursday's NAR numbers
Mark Fleming
This graduation season, many an overachiever is excitedly entering the labor market with big expectations. First a job, then a rental household, most likely with a friend or two, and eventually, a homeowner? So,will the housing market also an overachiever this spring? It's not likely.
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These are the top 5 single-family home markets in America

Auction.com rates them on price, demand and more
Trey Garrison
Based on rising home prices, favorable affordability, strong housing demand, and excellent economic and demographic conditions pointing to future demand, Auction.com has named the five top single-family housing markets. Did your market make the cut?
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Will scorching drought crisis end all California homebuilding?

Governor unleashes emergency executive orders to save water
Trey Garrison
California’s drought crisis is partly natural and partly the result of political decisions limiting water to the Central Valley. New executive orders from the governor are going to hit some businesses hard.
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Here are the 3 basic requirements for any real estate company

#1: Pick quality technology
Larry Leon
The real estate market is evolving. Gone are the days of millions of distressed assets waiting to be serviced. What's left? A new emerging real estate market with a heavy focus on technology and compliance versus cost.
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Construction spending slips dragged down by drop in homebuilding

Second month of construction decline
Trey Garrison
Construction spending fell for the second month in a row in February, with single-family homebuilding effectively the biggest drag on the total. Here’s what happened.
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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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