Items Tagged with 'home price appreciation'

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  • Homeowners are more realistic about their home's value

    Gap between appraised values and homeowners' expectations finally narrows
    It seems homeowners are finally coming to terms with the fact that their properties aren’t appreciating like they used to. The difference between an appraiser’s value estimate and a homeowner’s expectations has narrowed as owners come to accept a slower rate of home-price growth, according to the latest Quicken Loans Home Price Perceptions Index.
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  • Fitch: Home price growth slowest in 7 years

    Slows "from a gallop to a trot"
    Home price growth has clearly slowed down in recent months as the housing market cools after a near six-year hot streak. Now, a report released by Fitch Ratings this week details just how much the market has slowed, and predicts where prices will go from here.
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  • The annual rate of home price appreciation falls to a 7-year low

    March marks the 13th straight month of slowing home price appreciation
    In March, the average home rose 1% in value from the same time period in 2018, marking the 13th consecutive month of slowing home price appreciation, according to the latest report from Black Knight. The company's Data and Analytics Division President Ben Graboske said the annual rate of appreciation has now fallen to a seven-year low.
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  • April's depreciating home prices could signal the market reached its peak

    April marks the first monthly decline in 7 years
    In April, the median U.S. home depreciated 0.1% in value from the previous month, marking the first monthly decline in seven years, according to Zillow’s latest housing market report. Zillow Director of Economic Research Skylar Olsen said the likelihood that home values have peaked in several local markets is real.
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  • [Pulse] These 10 markets will see the most home-price growth in the next year

    Only 1 major market makes the list
    Ten markets will see residential property values rise an average of 7.85% in the next year – more than twice the 3.7% rate projected for the rest of the country. But while this might sound great, the average growth of the top 10 is a half-percent drop from the 8.3% we projected last quarter. This is part of a softening that, while significant, is simply a slowing down of most markets.
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  • Housing market continues cooldown

    Home-price growth slows in March
    After accelerating at a steady clip for several years, home-price growth has slowed this spring as the housing market continues to cool down. Home prices increased just 3.7% year over year in March, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, increasing by just 1% from the month before. And, data suggests things won't look any rosier next month.
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  • This homeownership investment startup wants to help teachers buy homes

    Landed helps teachers afford down payments so they can live near their work
    The homeownership investment category has been picking up steam lately thanks to solid home price appreciation nationwide. Now, one startup is taking the concept further – creating an investment program designed specifically to help educators afford homes in the communities in which they work. It's called Landed, and it has some major backers.
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  • These two catalysts could spark a surge in home equity use

    Here's how low interest rates and a wave of tech IPOs could affect the housing market
    This year, two geysers of pent-up wealth are set to erupt, and the ripple effect just might inspire more homeowners to utilize their home equity. That's the theory proposed by Bloomberg columnist Conor Sen in a recent op-ed, in which he examines the possibility that U.S. homeowners might once again embrace debt and leverage now that memories of the financial crisis are beginning to fade. Will 2019 be the year of equity access?
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  • Low mortgage rates won't heat up the housing market, analysts say

    Instead, the slowing economy will trample homebuyer confidence and home-price growth will fall
    Mortgage rates have dropped significantly as of late, but analysts at Capital Economics warn against getting too excited about the possibility that low rates will heat up the housing market. Why? Blame the slowing economy, which will take a bite out of homebuyer confidence. Read on to learn more about why analysts predict existing-home sales will simply "tread water" over the next year despite favorable rates.
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