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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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  • This city is the nation's hottest housing market right now

    In this city, 47.7% of homes sold were bought above asking price
    As home-price growth lags, inventory declines and residential sales slow, it's safe to say the housing market is in the midst of a slowdown. And although several housing markets are falling behind in the slump, data from Redfin indicates Tacoma, Washington, is thriving.
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  • Amount of tappable equity falls again

    Q4 sees equity amounts backslide as home price growth slows
    The collective amount of equity available for homeowners to tap reached a record high last year, climbing above $6 trillion as home prices continued to appreciate at a steady clip. But now, tappable equity totals are retreating, with Black Knight data revealing a second consecutive quarter of declines as home price growth slows in many of the most expensive markets.
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  • Average home lost $2,440 in value since this summer

    Property values deflate as home price growth declines
    In December, the average home declined 0.8% in value since August 2018, equating to a loss of $2,440, according to the latest report from Black Knight. The data provider estimated that home prices appreciated 4.6% in December, down from a high of 6.8% in February 2018, and predicted January numbers will follow a similar trajectory.
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  • The housing market isn't appreciating like it used to

    But will things turn around in 2019?
    Home price growth continues to slacken, with annual growth decelerating to the slowest pace since August 2012. According to recent data from CoreLogic, home prices in January grew 4.4% year over year, increasing just 0.1% from the previous month. While lower mortgage rates should help appreciation pick up this spring, will 2019 see the slowdown continue?
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  • Have we reached a tipping point in the rising costs of homes?

    Case-Shiller report shows lowest level of home price growth since Nov. 2016
    After rising constantly since 2012, are home prices now finally starting to modulate a bit? New data from S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic suggests that may just be the case. According to a review of the data by CoreLogic Deputy Chief Economist Ralph McLaughlin, thanks to a slower December, home price growth is now at its lowest level since November 2016.
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  • [Pulse] Don't buy into the hype over a pending real estate crash

    That said, don't discount hype all together
    Recent data has shown that home price growth is slowing, and the news might have had some real estate investors choking on their breakfast cereal. Every time we see an in-depth analysis of a weekly change in interest rates or mortgage loan application data, we remind ourselves not to buy into the hype. But while "don't buy into the hype" is good advice in general, there's also a compelling reason why we should not discount it entirely.
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  • [Pulse] Here are the 10 markets where home prices will rise most in 2019

    This year will see significant price softening in the West
    After nearly two years of continuous projected year-over-year increases in nationwide residential real estate appreciation, we predict that properties in the largest 100 markets will appreciate at just 3.9% in the coming year. Increasing housing supply and rising interest rates will be key contributors to the softening of the market.
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  • Home values see largest single-month decline since 2012

    The average home lost $1,361 in value since August
    After years of steady recovery, home values have begun to decline, experiencing the largest single-month decline in November since housing recovery began, according to the latest data from Black Knight. Here is a map of home price appreciation in all 50 states.
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  • High-turnover cities have greatest home price growth

    Study reveals cities strong correlation between the two
    In cities where the residents move frequently, home price appreciation is the strongest. A new survey by LendingTree revealed that on average, homeownership tenure is about seven years, and while the difference between the highest average tenure and the lowest doesn’t seem like much, the impact was evident on home price growth in those cities.
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