Items Tagged with 'Housing confidence'

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  • Fannie Mae: Confidence in housing falls in February

    Reverses last month’s increase
    Americans’ confidence in housing fell slightly in February, reversing gains from the previous month, according to Fannie Mae. But while it reported an increase in job insecurity, an increased share also said their incomes are significantly higher than this time last year.
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  • Americans gain confidence in housing as home prices rise

    Increasing share saying now is a good time to buy
    Fannie Mae’s latest survey shows Americans continue to gain confidence in the housing market, not just despite, but even because of rising home prices. Over the past year, home prices have continued to rise, threatening affordability, and housing inventory is falling dangerously low. However, despite these setbacks, Americans continue to hold a positive view of the housing economy.
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  • Winter storms kill homebuilder confidence

    This drop is bad, even adjusted seasonally
    The National Association of Home Builders housing market index took a nose dive in February, missing expectations by a mile and falling sharply, down a record 10 points to a much-weaker-than-expected 46 which is the lowest reading since May last year.
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