Survey Finds Short Sales Outnumber REO in January Purchases

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Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the central bank may slow its purchases later this year and halt them altogether. Long-term bond funds are hurt even more by interest rate increases than short- or.

The Dodd-Frank mortgage shift: From pre-qualify to pre-approval The Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law in July 2010, forever changed the housing market landscape. Designed to restore consumer confidence in the housing industry, the law has created strict regulatory mandates, the impact of which are being felt by both mortgage lenders and mortgage seekers.

The share purchases taken up by short sales surpassed the share of move-in-ready REO purchases (13.8%) and damaged reo (13.4%). survey finds short Sales Outnumber REO in January Purchases Sign In

But foreclosures are still much more common, accounting for nearly 38% of all resales in 2010, DataQuick said. richard green, who directs the usc lusk center for Real Estate, said the market would benefit from avoiding foreclosures, which can lead to homes languishing on the market, by encouraging more short sales.

Buyers took advantage of the foreclosed-home market in the first quarter, racking up 31% of all sales made in the January. some stage of foreclosure decreased 23 percent from 2006 to 2009 while the.

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute consumer sentiment index rose 1.8 per cent to a four-year high of 105.1 in January. A reading above 100 indicates optimists outnumber pessimists. why did ‘Black.

Is Buying a Foreclosure a Good Idea? At the peak of the housing market in 2007, more than 34,000 properties were listed for sale in the metro area; today, less than 13,000 are available. New listings aren’t keeping pace with purchases,

A survey shows that 87 percent of homebuilders expect to lose money due to the new FHA guidelines. According to Campbell Surveys, short sales accounted for 15.9% of home purchases in january. janet yellen predicts that the U.S. economy will perform below potential throughout this year and the next.

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