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  • Amazon pick for second HQ likely in already overheated housing market

    CoreLogic report shows home prices overvalued in half of shortlisted markets
    The moment we’ve all been waiting on baited breath for finally happened, as Amazon revealed the 20 finalists for its second headquarters, commonly referred to as Amazon HQ2. Amazon is promising billions in investment plus 50,000 "high-paying jobs," but what else might come with that much corporate investment and new high-paying jobs? Higher home prices.
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  • FHFA: Home prices continue climbing in first quarter

    New report shows home prices rose in 48 states and District of Columbia
    Home prices rose during each month of the first quarter, continuing a climb that began in the early part of this decade, a new report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency showed. “The steep, multi-year rise in U.S. home prices continued in the first quarter,” FHFA Deputy Chief Economist Andrew Leventis said.
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  • Case-Shiller: Rising house prices just below record highs

    Catching up with 2006
    Home prices are continuing to rise; now mere basis points below the all-time highs for prices, set in 2006. According to the latest data released Tuesday by S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which covers all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.3% annual gain in August, just off the July 2006 peak.
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  • Fitch: Six housing predictions for 2016

    Where are home prices, mortgage rates going this year?
    What's housing going to do in 2016? A new report from Fitch Ratings presents its six housing predictions for this year. What are interest rates going to do? House prices? Loan volumes? Here's what Fitch thinks.
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  • The 8 states most at risk of a housing crisis

    Oil and gas producing states rank high in riskiest states for consumers, lenders
    The plummeting price of oil puts some states at a much higher risk of a housing crisis, a new report from Arch MI found. Arch MI’s report found that the eight states in the “Energy Patch,” which are states that produce coal, oil or gas, are the most at risk of seeing a price decline in the next two years.
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  • S&P Case Shiller: House prices beat expectations, gain 1% in March

    Conflicts with lower FHFA house price report
    Indications on home prices were rising solidly going into the spring selling season though there were some signs of stalling. S&P Case Shiller's adjusted 20-city house price index rose a very solid and slightly higher-than-expected 1.0%. Here's why it's up while the FHFA home price index is down.
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  • How badly will low oil prices impact home values?

    HouseCanary and Goldman Sachs weigh plummet in prices
    With oil prices trending down again, the impact of the oil’s new normal will soon be felt throughout the housing industry, especially in cities whose economy is dependent from oil and gas drilling. Where will the impact be felt the most?
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