Items Tagged with 'Kevin Marshall'


  • Prices Rise 7% Nationwide, Says Clear Capital

    National home prices increased 7.3% and the saturation of real estate owned (REO) properties also declined three percentage points to 30.1% over the past four months compared to the previous three. The so-called “rolling quarter” is the backbone of the Clear Capital Home Data Index Market Report. Clear Capital said its method eliminates the lag time between the end of a reporting period and the compilation of data.
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  • US Prices Gain 5% in Quarter, Clear Capital Says

    House prices across the US increased 5% over the previous quarter. All regions saw quarterly gains as of July, with the Midwest soaring 11.2%, the South rising 5.3%, the Northeast posting a 2.4% increase and the West gaining 1.1%, according to Clear Capital.
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  • Home Prices Post First Quarterly Gain Since 2006

    For the first time since 2006, the nation posted positive quarter-over-quarter price returns in Q209, according to the July Home Data Index Report released Thursday by Clear Capital. Fueled by strong seasonal spring sales in the Midwest, which had a price increase of 5.3% over Q109, the overall US price growth increased by 1.7% in a quarter-over-quarter comparison. The South also added to the surge, climbing 2% from the previous quarter.
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  • Property Data Rushes to Get Local

    The rush for local and hyper-local housing data is officially on, with Truckee, Calif.-based Clear Capital announcing Monday the release of a new suite of home price data indices, designed to help lenders, servicers and investors get a clear picture of housing markets at even the Census blockgroup designation (the blockgroup in the smallest unit designation used in collecting census data).
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  • Clear Capital Launches Property Inspection Service

    Code compliance is big-ticket risk item for mortgage servicers these days, when it comes to managing foreclosed real estate; many local governments are upping the ante on maintenance, and levying hefty fines for code violations -- not only because urban blight has become a front-page news story, but because of a need to offset declines in property tax revenues.
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