More Good News for Housing Market, but Foreclosures Loom on Horizon

February 17, 2012

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Home Builders Continue to be Optimistic Will Spring bring a new lease of life for the housing market? Home builders seem to think so. They are hopeful home sales will pick up with the warmer weather, ushering in good news for the market and the economy. For the fifth straight month, builder sentiment in February [...]

Housing Starts Drop, but Home Builders are Optimistic

January 20, 2012

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Housing Starts Drop in December Some chilling news for the housing market. In December, builders broke ground on fewer homes than what analysts had expected, dampening enthusiasm about a quick market turnaround. Housing starts fell 4.1 percent to a 657,000 annual rate, according to the Commerce Department.  Analysts polled by Bloomberg were expecting an annual [...]