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  • Housing inventory relief could be coming soon

    Residential construction labor rising
    Although current housing inventory continues to slip, driving up home prices and limiting homebuyers across the U.S., one expert says that could all be about to change. After analyzing February’s housing starts and construction employment data, First American Financial Corp. found the housing inventory shortage could soon see relief.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Getting Millennials to buy housing is becoming a joke

    Plus, some hard hitting housing and economic reports
    CNBC reports getting a mortgage is about to get easier. But it's not. At least not with what the reporter is presenting. On the bonus side, it's becoming more and more common to come across funny ways Millennials are intersecting with the houses they don't own. All that and more in your weekly Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Here’s the real danger to the recovering housing market

    First American explains new construction’s future role in housing
    As interest rates increase, experts look at what that will mean for the future of the housing market, and what changes are coming in 2017. First American’s senior vice president and chief economist talks about some of the dangers, especially for first-time buyers.
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  • Economist: Home price gains aside, housing is still really affordable

    Mark Fleming tells all at MBA Conference
    Home prices are going up, with some markets already hitting housing boom peaks, but that doesn’t mean affordability is strained. According to First American’s chief economist, real home prices are actually far below housing boom levels, and much more affordable. Here’s the latest from what housing experts are saying in Boston.
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  • First American top economist gets bullish on housing

    Mark Fleming says housing market will reach higher in 2016
    A top economist talks about how the housing market fell just short of its potential last year, but he is optimistic about 2016. Originally suggesting that 2016 would be the year in which rates begin normalization, the Fed is now much more likely to slow down the pace of rate normalization due to deterioration in global economic conditions.
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  • What will the looming Fed rate hike do to housing?

    Impact expected to be felt by first-time homebuyers
    It’s now less than a week until the next meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, during which many analysts expect that the FOMC members will vote to raise the federal funds rate for the first time since June 2006. So what would be the impact of a Fed rate hike on housing?
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  • CoreLogic: Foreclosure inventory tumbles 35%

    But don't celebrate just yet
    "While 32 straight months of year-over-year decline in the foreclosure rate is cause for celebration, the total number of homes still in the foreclosure process remains almost four times as high as the average in the early 2000s," said Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic.
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