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National housing news still positive heading into 2015

According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), firming home prices in markets across the country contributed to a fall of less than 1 percent in nationwide housing affordability in the third quarter of 2014. In all, 61.8 percent of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of July …

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Home building looks bright in 2014

Sunny and clear. That’s the outlook for the housing industry this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which issued the forecast today in its Eye on the Economy newsletter. “The prospects for home building in 2014 are bright,” the NAHB states, adding that total housing starts are predicted to rise nearly …

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Builders Optimistic About Boomer Buyers

Baby Boomers are approaching retirement age in record numbers and home values are returning to equilibrium. No wonder home builders are feeling optimistic about the 55+ housing market these days. The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index increased 14 points to 50 in the third quarter – the highest it’s been …

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More Good News for Housing

    In recent years, the real estate market has been a constant, grim reminder of our sluggish economy, but current trends confirm that the worst is behind us. According to data released this week in the Standard & Poors/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, 20 of the largest metropolitan …

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