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Links – February 8, 2019

USA Help Me Understand Mortgage Servicing | Urban Institute It’s time for a Fannie-Freddie fix – Washington Post How ‘unaffordable’ is Southern California housing? – Orange County Register Bain Capital Execs: iBuyers Are Foes Of Brokers And Homebuyers – Inman Seven questions for Janet Yellen on financial stability – Brookings Slower Economic Growth Expected in 2019, but a Patient Fed Could Put Housing on Firmer Footing | Fannie Mae National Housing Survey | Fannie Mae ‘Tides Are Shifting’: Is A Homebuyer’s Market On The Horizon? Forbes If San Francisco is so great, why is everyone I love leaving? – Curbed SF OECD Economic Survey of the United States: Key Research Findings | READ online Where the Inventory…

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Links – February 1, 2019

USA Q4 2018 Home Seller Gains by Market | ATTOM Data Solutions Help Me Understand Mortgage Servicing | Urban Institute Falling home sales could signal US recession – Business Insider 10 points to keep in mind about housing affordability in California – Los Angeles Times Home sales dive 14% in Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Juan Capistrano – Orange County Register The Slowdown in U.S. Existing Home Sales Is Gaining Speed | Fortune Home ownership ‘increasingly out of reach’ for typical buyers, brokerage says – Orange County Register Zillow: Lackluster existing home sales result of political headwinds | 2019-01-28 | HousingWire Home price growth skids to a…

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Links – January 25, 2019

USA CME Price declines since Sept 5 | HomePriceFutures.com Amid Steady U.S. Growth in 2018, Some Markets Flagged While Others Flew (December 2018 Market Report) – Zillow Research Denver fifth most popular moving destination in U.S. Home Ownership Investment | Richr | MLS Listings Homebuilders face profit risks despite a good housing market: Zelman Home Value Appreciation Slowed in Most Major Markets – Jan 24, 2019 The Science and Art of Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Ray Dalio sees ‘significant risk’ of possible US recession in 2020 Are Builder Premiums Really Worth What They Charge? • Birmingham Appraisal Blog Can Stock Market Volatility Help Home Buyers? Bloomberg TV 1-17-19: The…

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Links – January 19, 2019

Subscribe to get these posts via email. 5 Charts That Explain the Global Economy in 2018 – IMF Blog November 2018 Housing Affordability Index Silicon Valley Still Reigns Supreme for Hottest Housing Markets, but the South Will Heat Up in 2019 – Jan 15, 2019 Recession Signals: Four Housing Indicators to Watch in 2019 | St. Louis Fed Price Cuts on New Construction Homes Becoming More Common – Jan 17, 2019 Zillow Offers Coming to Miami, Twin Cities, Nashville, Orlando and Portland in 2019 – Jan 17, 2019 Underwriting Loosening for Conventional Conforming Loans (June) Are We Entering a Home Price Bubble? (Oct) At least read this part of the appraisal Housing…

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Links – January 11, 2019

Subscribe (to the right) to get these links via email. Vancouver Detached Real Estate Wipes Out Almost 2 Years of Price Gains | Better Dwelling Blame The Homebodies: Why Are Homeowners Staying In Their Homes So Long? Home price increases slowing in Denver, across U.S. Denver home sales drop by a third in September Zillow Group Consumer Housing Trends Report 2018 AEI: Rumors of a housing slowdown are premature – Scotsman Guide Chicago Real Estate Market Update: December Home Sales Plunge Will Millennials Migrate Away from Coastal Markets for Homeownership in 2019? – FirstAm Overseas Landlords In Rush To Quit Buy To Let – iExpats New Data on Global Debt | IMF…

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Links – January 4, 2019

Homebuilders See a Bright Spot in the Gloom — and It’s Rentals – Bloomberg Report: Americans keep relocating, here’s where | 2019-01-02 | HousingWire This Single Chart Shows Diminished Buyer Momentum in the Housing Market – Real Estate Daily What to Expect From the Housing Market in 2019 | Real Estate | US News Seasonality in the Housing Market – Realtor.org Henning Larsen wave building completed in Denmark – Curbed Homeownership and the American Dream | Urban Institute Top 5 Appraisal Blog Posts of 2018 • Birmingham Appraisal Blog California Captured One-Third of the National Housing Recovery – Jan 3, 2019 – Zillow How Does a Strong Economy Slow the Housing Market? – FirstAm How “Renter” Millennials Will Transform the…

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Links – December 25, 2018

California Out-Migration Intensifies, Population Moves South – Center for Opportunity Urbanism Home Prices | Case Shiller Index | Mortgage Rates Housing Market 2019 | Home Prices 2019 Calculated Risk: Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in October Sounding the Alarm on Leveraged Lending | IMF BlogA Misunderstanding Liquidity, Misunderstanding QT – Behavioral Macro 5 Charts That Explain the Global Economy in 2018 | IMF Blog 9 Housing and Mortgage Trends to Watch for in 2019 – NerdWallet Home Sales, Home Prices, and Mortgage Rates: Up or Down in 2019? – Freddie Mac 2019 Construction Economic Forecast – Nonresidential – Dec 2018 – Construction Analytics Single Women Outpace Single Men as…

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Links ~November, 2018

Are we addicted to debt? | Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Tax Reform Opens New Opportunities for Commercial Real Estate | Realtor Magazine Banks continue to ease mortgage lending standards, but it’s not helping | 2018-11-15 | HousingWire Why affordable housing is scarce in progressive cities – Curbed Why house prices in global cities are falling – Buttonwood – The Economist Study: Minority homebuyers pay higher interest rates | 2018-11-20 | HousingWire Silent Inflation by Robert J. Shiller – Project Syndicate Mortgage Debt Nears A Pre-Crash High, But That’s No Cause For Concern – Forbes.com Housing market slowdown won’t be a crash – Yahoo Finance Buying a home: Should you skip the home appraisal? | Mortgage Rates, Mortgage…

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Links ~October, 2018

Can Mortgage Borrowers Use the CFPB’s Loan Estimate Disclosure to Shop For the Best Deal? How Do Appraisers Calculate Price Per Square Foot? • Birmingham Appraisal Blog U.S. Home Affordability Drops to Lowest Level in 10 Years | ATTOM Data Solutions Idiosyncratic Whisk: Housing: Part 324 – Commercial Real Estate, Dean Baker, etc. 10 years later: How the housing market has changed since the crash – The Washington Post National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point – Oct 3, 2018 Real Estate Market Prepares for Burst of New Listings | Realtor Magazine Making Sense of the Single-Family Rental Industry | John Burns Real Estate Consulting The finance curse: how the…

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Links ~September, 2018

Has House Price Appreciation Reached a Tipping Point? – First American (Aug) The biggest red flag for the next recession? Corporate debt-to-cash ratios, top economist says (Sep) Home Prices Up 4.7% in August, Lowest Price Growth in Four Years – Redfin (Sep) As Seattle home prices dip, outer reaches of metro area are humming along | The Seattle Times (Sep) Southern California supply of unsold new homes at 6-year high – Orange County Register (Aug) Southern California homeowners rush to sell as analyst sees ‘new cracks’ in the market – Orange County Register (Sep) The financial crisis, ten years on | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal (2017) CMHC: Insured mortgage market falls 33% after new regulations – BNN Bloomberg China’s tallest…

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Links – September-August, 2018

To solve the housing crisis, we need to fix our broken land economy – New thinking for the British economy – OpenDemocracy Wage Growth and Baby Boomers | Moody’s Analytics Economy.com A Roadmap to Job-Creating Transportation Infrastructure – Center for Opportunity Urbanism (2017) Why a low delinquency rate isn’t the good news real estate story you think – Macleans.ca (2017) Everything you need to know about Fannie, Freddie appraisal-free purchase mortgages | 2017-08-23 | HousingWire Agents Sell Homes For More Than FSBOS: Study – Inman (2017) Housing Perspectives (from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies): Who Owns Rental Properties, and is it Changing? What Are the Prospects for Future Homeownership Demand? First American (Aug) Why Seattle Builds…

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Links ~August, 2018

Credit supply and housing speculation | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal (Aug) Quantitative Easing: Defined and Explained Amazon To Take On Zillow, Redfin With New Real Estate Referral Feature? (July) Ideal Salary You Need to Own a Home in Your State How racism kept black Tacomans from buying houses for decades | The News Tribune (Aug) Some realtors believe major price correction underway in Metro housing | Vancouver Sun (Aug) Where Can Renters Find Affordable Homes to Buy? (Aug) The Guide to Understanding Your Home Value | Real Estate | US News (Aug) Overhaul Boosts Credit Scores of Millions of U.S. Consumers – WSJ (Aug) Falling Housing Starts: Fallout from the Trump Tax Cut? | Beat the Press…

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