2012 Housing Market Prediction by CoreLogic

Two prominent home-price indices continued to show declines in September and October, with one outlook indicating no more than flat growth in the next two years. A home-price index report from loan data aggregator Lender Processing Services showed the national average sales price for single-family homes fell 4.4 percent year over year and 1.2 percent …

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NAR Home Buyer and Seller Survey Shows Value of Long-Term Home Ownership

Home buyers today have affirmed a long-term view of home ownership, the typical seller is experiencing positive returns and the vast majority of home owners see their property as a good investment, according to the latest consumer survey of home buyers and sellers. The study was released here today at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & …

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California home sales rebound slightly

In a bit of good news, the Orange County Register reported that California’s home sales have increased somewhat recently, although this August’s homebuying was down from the previous August.  Keep reading to find out more in the OCRegister’s article: California home shoppers seemingly quickly shook off the loss of federal tax breaks last month, with …

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10 reasons to buy a home

10 reasons to buy a home With newspaper headlines declaring that foreclosures are on the rise, short sales are difficult to navigate, and the rate of homeownership is on the decline, some home buyers may no longer see the value of purchasing a home.  However, there are several reasons why homeownership makes economic, financial, and personal …

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