Tag Archive: Housing Recovery

A Tale of Two Housing Markets: Can Coastal Home Prices Keep Rising?

September 27, 2016 by Leave a comment

The good news: While the exact numbers will vary depending on where you live, the latest survey of real estate experts forecasts that home prices will end 2016 up 4.5 percent on year-over-year basis. And the bad: Looking forward, they also expect the annual pace of home value appreciation to slow to 3.6 percent in 2017, 3.2 percent in... View Article

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What Housing Market Stability Means for You

April 26, 2016 by Leave a comment

After three years of rising prices and increasing sales, will the nation’s housing markets quiet down and return to something resembling normalcy in 2016? Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at Realtor.com, thinks so. “This slowdown is not an indication of a problem—it’s just a return to normalcy,” says Smoke. “We’ve lived through 15 years of truly... View Article

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CoreLogic: Year-Over-Year Home Prices Rise Most Since 2006

September 4, 2012 by Leave a comment

Today CoreLogic released its Home Price Index for July.  Home prices rose significantly, rising 3.8 percent year-over-year, the largest annual increase since 2006.  When excluding distressed home sales, prices were up 4.3% annually.  On a monthly basis, prices were up 1.3%.  Mark Fleming, chief economist for CoreLogic commented: “The housing market continues its positive trajectory with... View Article

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