Housing to gradually improve in 2012, NAR economist says

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Wage growth topped 3.2 percent in December, outpacing house price gains for the first time since February 2012, according to the NAR. While economists expect affordability to improve. Economic.

Home sales slow slightly. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Home sales slowed slightly in May, as the housing market continues on its bumpy road to recovery. Sales of existing homes in May slipped 1.5% versus the month prior, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday, to an annualized rate of 4.55 million.

The robo-settlement impact on future foreclosures NAR: Pending home sales up 10.3% from last year. – – A foreclosure can be the result of losing a job, medical problems that keep you from working, too many debts or a divorce. Foreclosures often begin when the borrower stops making payments. When this happens, the loan becomes delinquent and the homeowner goes into default.

 · The Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy continued to expand “gradually” in July and early August as improvement in housing and retail sales helped outweigh weakness in manufacturing.

 · Gradwell says the Sydney and Melbourne-led slowdown is not only helping to gradually improve housing affordability for buyers but renters as well.

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More inventory of affordable homes is needed to get the housing market. From 2012 to 2018, median home prices rose 44 percent while average. to other major regions of the country with only a 1.8-percent price gain.. Around 45 percent of consumers from a National Association of Realtors (NAR).

The number of consumers who believe home prices will increase over the next year rose to record highs, according to Fannie Mae’s February 2013 National Housing Survey, which polled more than 1,000 Americans to assess their attitudes toward housing.

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OGDEN — The chief economist for the National Association of Realtors says Utah’s housing market is improving, and the trend likely will continue. Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president of research for NAR, spoke to Top of Utah Realtors on Thursday morning at the Ogden Marriott Hotel.

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) says existing home sales in January dropped to their lowest level in three years.

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First-time buyer activity rose to a four-year high in June, furthering the rise in existing-home sales for the fourth consecutive month, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Only.