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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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Freddie: Mortgage rates rise but still near mid-2013 lows

Rates rise second week on Treasury yield surge, strong jobs report
Trey Garrison
Average fixed mortgage rates moved higher for a second week amid a strong employment report, according to Freddie Mac. Here’s what it means for lenders.
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Walker & Dunlop wins big with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Huge gains in GSE originations drive performance
Trey Garrison
Walker & Dunlop beat expectations on its fourth quarter and FY2014 earnings, driven largely by big increases in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac originations. Here’s what happened.
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Housing permits, starts both fall in January

Completions decline as well
Trey Garrison
January was a bad month for housing starts, completions and permits, reflecting perhaps the reason for homebuilder confidence to likewise be down for February. Here's what happened.
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Household debt rising as student loan delinquencies increase

Student loans eroding household wealth
Trey Garrison
Outstanding household debt increased $117 billion from the third quarter, and the biggest drag is student debt. Here's how it breaks out.
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Homebuilder confidence declines in February

Survey says: Blame it on the weather
Trey Garrison
Homebuilder confidence slipped this month, declining on the slowdown that they attribute to the heavy winter weather affecting the northeast.
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1 interactive map shows why it’s still location-cubed

Rising tides don’t lift all boats in San Francisco Bay
Trey Garrison
Markets, submarkets, even neighborhoods can have wide differences in price appreciation or decline. Here's a look at one of the most expensive markets, and how varied price change has been over the past decade.
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Phoenix housing market finds stable home price growth

Mid-level and upper-end homes fare best
Trey Garrison
Phoenix is one of the bubble recovery bellwether metros for housing, which saw a big bubble that popped, and now its still trying to find its normal. Here’s where that stands.
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