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NAR: Inventory shortages push homeownership further out of reach

And it’s not going away anytime soon
A lack of housing inventory continues to stifle the housing market, making it difficult for potential homeowners to get on the property ladder. And according to the latest quarterly report from the National Association of Realtors, the problem is not going to subside anytime soon, impacting more than first-time homebuyers.
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Case-Shiller: Home prices can't offset struggling economy

Only the consumer portion of the economy is doing well
Although home prices continued to increase, boding well for the economy, it’s still not strong enough to offset some of the trouble spots. According to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, home prices recorded a 5.3% annual increase in November 2015 versus a 5.1% increase in October 2015.
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Case-Shiller: Home prices continue upward trend

Prices buoyed by good economic conditions
Home prices once again trended higher on a monthly and a yearly basis. According to David Blitzer, managing director and chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, "Generally good economic conditions continue to support gains in home prices."
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FHFA home price index ticks up slightly

Home price appreciation cooling down, down, down
The FHFA HPI is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages sold to, or guaranteed by, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The good news? From October 2014 to October 2015, house prices were up 6.1%.
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