Weighing American Home Prices and the Top 5 Housing Markets

January 27, 2012

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Contracts on Pending Homes Declined in December Looks like Santa wasn’t very generous toward the housing market. Sales agreement on existing homes took a sharper hit than expected in December. This, after those numbers touched a 19 month high in the previous month. According to the  National Association of Realtor’s  index,  pending home sales fell [...]

5 Cities Buck Real Estate Trends While Housing Market Still Struggles

January 6, 2012

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The Debate Over Fannie and Freddie Does the answer to falling home prices and rising foreclosures lie in empowering Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? That’s what the Federal Reserve thinks. The Fed told Congress this week that part of the remedy for the long ailing housing market could be in allowing the mortgage Goliaths to [...]