All posts tagged housing recovery

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Mortgage ‘borrower health’ on the mend

One of the primary reasons the housing recovery is hot to trot in some states is that those states have home buyers with the financial prowess buyers don’t have in still struggling markets. LendingTree recently released a report that analyzed the financial health of prospective borrowers, based on a “borrower health score.”

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Silicon Valley home prices up 15.7% in July

"Home owners can rejoice that their homes and condos are worth more than they were a year ago." Average home sale prices in Santa Clara County continued to rise

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Appraisers less confident about housing market

UNITED STATES APPRAISALS - Appraisers remain mildly encouraged, but less confident than a quarter ago, about the current state of the housing market according to a recently completed

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Silicon Valley ‘second bubble’ a drop in a bucket of booming home prices

Drooping inventories, heavy demand, the lure of a major tech-mecca economy – and, yes, the weather – have combined to resurrect Silicon Valley's housing market. And it's off to

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South SF Bay Area inventories tight, prices booming

JAMES HARRISON - Silicon Valley's single-family inventories continue to be significantly lower than a year ago, but inventories are on the rise in 2013. Single-family home inventories were up

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SF Bay Area home prices rise, sales fall as distressed share shrinks

San Francisco Bay Area home prices haven't been higher since 2008, but market conditions are less favorable for home sales. SF Bay Area home prices continued to rise in

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National Mortgage Settlement compliance failures laced with 60,000 consumer complaints

Consumer advocates already knew banks were failing to comply with provisions of the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement, an agreement between mortgage lenders, states and the federal government

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Shadow inventory unleashed could be good for business

The federal government holds more than 1.7 million distressed properties considered "shadow inventory" properties that many fear could disrupt the housing market if they were suddenly unleashed on

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Housing recovery lures FSBOs

LAURA N. OATLEY - Buyers are pitted against investors scrambling to snatch up flash sales that sell in 24 hours. Pocket listings also never see the light of

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Silicon Valley’s housing recovery, by the numbers

News about the housing recovery is blindingly bright, here in Silicon Valley and throughout much of the nation. Bolstered by burgeoning consumer confidence, rising stock prices and interest rates

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HAMP, MHAP programs extended through 2015

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have announced an extension on the Obama Administration’s Making Home Affordable (MHAP)

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Property taxes rising with booming home values in Silicon Valley

It was inevitable. For homeowners, the cost of higher home values is higher property taxes. In Silicon Valley, where the tech economy has pushed unemployment levels down to 6.6 percent,

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Benchmark 30-year FRM interest rate inches nearer 4%

Fixed mortgage interest rates moved higher for the fifth consecutive week, as the average interest rate for the 15-year fixed rate mortgage moved above 3 percent for the

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DeadlineNews.Com’s offsite National Mortgage Settlement coverage

DEADLINE NEWSROOM - DeadlineNews.Com is committed to following the National Mortgage Settlement with stories appearing here and elsewhere. Our National Mortgage Settlement coverage here, on DeadlineNews.Com, is bolstered by

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San Francisco Bay Area home prices set to surpass pre-crash record highs

Remember predictions that forecast San Francisco Bay Area home prices wouldn't return to pre-crash levels for five, 10, 15 years or more? Fugedabouddit. If the current rate of home price

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