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Finally: Supply of Homes for Sale Begins to Rise
Inventories are still down nearly 20 percent however.
Distressed Homes Still Drive Sales
Both bank owned homes and short sales still make up a large share of the housing market.
Homeowners Rise Above Water on Mortgages
Nearly two million came out from underwater in 2012, but there are still over 13 million who lack home equity.
Housing Market Already Shows Signs of a New Bubble
An eight percent annual increase in housing prices is raising some serious red flags.
Guess Who's Driving the Demand for Rental Apartments?
As housing improves, a shift in demographic trends will favor the rental apartment market for the foreseeable future.
'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Favors Housing Recovery
Congress extended the tax break on mortgage debt forgiveness while interest deduction survived the cliff.
Best US Housing Markets for Buyers and Sellers
A sellers market dominates the West Coast while the buyers are mainly East.
How Rising Home Prices May Actually Stall the Recovery
It's mainly due to investors like large hedge funds who are turning distrested properties into rentals.
Housing Recovery Is Leaving Behind First-Time Buyers
First-time buyers' share of the housing market fell to nearly 35 per cent.
Yes, Housing Starts Surge, but Rentals Are the Drivers
The headline number for housing starts was big, sending the home builder stocks on yet another tear.