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FHFA and S & P / Case-Shiller Home Price Measures

  • Last week NAR released median home price information that showed gains of 4.9 percent in July 2014 home prices compared to July 2013. This gain was slightly higher than the 3.7 percent seen in June and notably slower than double-digit price growth in summer/fall 2013.
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Home-price rebound lost more steam in June

U.S. home price growth eased in June, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller report, with all major metropolitan cities tracked reporting lower annual rates than the previous month. 273 more words

Real Estate

Yellen + Jackson Hole = Higher Growth

Popular Economics Weekly

New Fed Chairman Janet Yellen plus a few other major central bankers at their annual Jackson Hole conference seem to have committed a heresy by advocating full employment as the goal of central bank policies, above and beyond fighting inflation. 794 more words

Weekly Financial News

Realtor.com: July boasts the healthiest end to spring buying season in 3 years

Trey Garrison

August 20, 2014 3:23PM



Realtor.com is touting data from July showing that, by its metrics, July shows the best price appreciation and inventory increases hit during the peak spring buying season in three years. 363 more words

Real Estate News

Germany sees dizzying rise in housing prices

As soon as someone mutters the words London property, the word “bubble” is never far away.

London house prices displayed a jaw-dropping 20 percent growth year-on-year in July– even though last week’s RICS indicator showed that the housing market is pausing for breath. 680 more words

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Housing prices: the battle of Alberta

EDMONTON – In the ongoing battle of Alberta, Edmonton is coming out on top when it comes to getting the most bang for your buck in square footage. 586 more words


It’s Much Easier To Get A Mortgage

It’s become a whole lot easier to get mortgage-approved.

According to a recent Federal Reserve survey, nearly one quarter of U.S. mortgage lenders eased mortgage loan approval standards during the second quarter of this year. 570 more words