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Realtor.com: July boasts the healthiest end to spring buying season in 3 years

Move finds silver linings in housing gray skies
Trey Garrison
Realtor.com is touting data from July showing that, by its metrics, July shows the best price appreciation and inventory increases hit during the peak spring buying season in three years.
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Home price gains slow to 7.5% as forecast calls for further decline

CoreLogic reports strong Michigan, California gains offset general slowdown
Trey Garrison
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 7.5% in June 2014 compared to June 2013, reflecting a general slowdown that continues and will worsen through June 2015.
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Clear Capital: Home price growth anemic through 2015

West will see prices collapse, Midwest may be price lifeline
Trey Garrison
As opportunity for discounted deals dry up, so too does a portion of the recovery driving demand, reports Clear Capital in their home data index market report through July 2014.
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Case-Shiller: Home price gains declined in May 0.3%

Only Tampa and Charlotte saw price gains accelerate
Trey Garrison
Home price growth continued to slow in May as housing and the economy continue weakening trends, according to data through May 2014 in the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, which shows housing prices posted a decline of 0.3% from April.
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Home price growth continued to cool in May

CoreLogic: Even higher-end homes showing weakness
Trey Garrison
Home prices rose just 0.4% in May from the previous month, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported Tuesday, continuing the rapid cool down in price appreciation in the housing market.
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Is this why 3.6 million ready homeowners aren’t selling in 2014?

One in three current mortgage holders have a rate below 4%
Trey Garrison
The problem for one in three homeowners is that selling and then buying means surrendering a dynamite mortgage interest rate, which means even if the home they want to buy is about the same price, they end up paying much more per month.
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California housing-price increases simmer down

Double-digit gains slow
Brena Swanson
Although home prices are still trending higher in California, the pace of increases is finally starting to slow and exit double-digit gains.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: The greatest threat to the housing industry

Good 2Q news for Annaly; why home prices are falling; rent or buy?
Trey Garrison
What is happening with home price gains, and what is the biggest threat to the housing industry? Which mortgage REIT may outperform expectations in the second quarter? And when is renting better than buying?
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CoreLogic: Home prices surge 8.8%

Price growth starts to cool off
Brena Swanson
Although home prices increased 8.8% from last year, this is still down almost three percentage points from just three months ago.
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Trulia: We are not headed toward another housing bubble

Home prices still undervalued nationally
Ben Lane
“We’d be at greater risk of heading toward a bubble if price gains were still accelerating, but they’re not,” Trulia's Chief Economist Jed Kolko said. “Even in the bubbliest markets, it’s not 2006 all over again.”
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