According to a recent Fiserv Case-Shiller report, U.S home prices have grown 1.2% from 2011. Home prices in October 2012 increased 6.3 % from the previous year, and according to the National Association of Realtors, pending sales of existing homes rose 5.2 %. Rick Sharga, executive vice president of Carrington Mortgage Holdings, a loan servicing ... MORE
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The results of Fannie Mae’s August 2012 National Housing Survey show Americans are uncertain about the direction of the economy but are optimistic about the housing market. According to the latest survey, which polled 1,001 Americans to assesses their attitudes toward the economy, housing, and consumer confidence, fewer respondents feel the economy is on the ... MORE
According to Freddie Mac’s most recent U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook, first-quarter economic data contains many encouraging signs for the general economy and housing market. Early estimates say the economy grew at 2.2 percent during the first quarter, which is slower than the previous quarter but an improvement over three of the past four ... MORE
According to a Gallup poll tracking daily economic confidence, Americans’ view of the economy is increasingly positive and is now within one point of the highest level recorded since Gallup began daily tracking of economic confidence in 2008. Nearly half of respondents to the survey, which polled 3,426 adults across all 50 states and the ... MORE
The National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index identifies metropolitan areas that have seen growth in housing permits, employment, and home prices for at least six straight months. In April, the index hit 101 moving up two from the previous month. Barry Rutenberg, the NAHB’s chairman, said a total of 35 states are ... MORE
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