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Wednesday: Housing Starts, FOMC Minutes

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Wednesday: Housing Starts, FOMC Minutes

Two notes from Tim Duy at Fed Watch. First a few excerpts from: Retail Sales, Dudley, Wages 5.) But – and I think this is important – financial conditions continue to easy despite rate hikes: Now the reason why I think you’d want to continue to gradually remove monetary policy...
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Sacramento Housing in April: Sales down 3%, Active Inventory down 16% YoY

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Sacramento Housing in April: Sales down 3%, Active Inventory down 16% YoY

During the recession, I started following the Sacramento market to look for changes in the mix of houses sold (equity, REOs, and short sales). For several years, not much changed. But in 2012 and 2013, we saw some significant changes with a dramatic shift from distressed sales to more normal equity sales. This data...
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Thursday: Housing Starts, Philly Fed Mfg, Q4 Household Debt and Credit

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Thursday: Housing Starts, Philly Fed Mfg, Q4 Household Debt and Credit

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Approach 3-Week Highs Mortgage rates rose for the 5th day in a row following a higher reading in this morning’s inflation data and an upbeat Retail Sales report. … Today’s increase brings mortgage rates close to their highest level in 3 weeks. You’d have to...
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Brad Hunter: The 2017 Housing Market Forecast

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Brad Hunter: The 2017 Housing Market Forecast

From Brad Hunter (formerly of MetroStudy) at HomeAdvisor: The 2017 Housing Market Forecast The 2017 housing outlook is one of diverging trends. HomeAdvisor’s forecast calls for single-family housing to rise at a rate similar to the 2016 rate, but for multifamily construction (apartments and condos) to fall, as the recent apartment boom finally winds...
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Possible Policy Impacts on Housing

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Possible Policy Impacts on Housing

On Friday I posted a few 2017 housing forecasts. I’ll add more forecasts soon. Some of these forecasts may be revised due to the Presidential results and also due to the possibility of higher mortgage rates. Here are some preliminary thoughts on several potential issues for housing over the next couple of years: 1)...
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Friday: Housing Starts

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Friday: Housing Starts

Friday:• At 8:30 AM,Housing Starts for May. Total housing starts increased to 1.172 million (SAAR) in April. Single family starts increased to 778 thousand SAAR in April. The consensus is for 1.160 million in May, down from the April rate. • At 10:00 AM, Regional and State Employment and Unemployment for May 2016 From...
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Tuesday: Housing Starts, CPI, Industrial Production

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Tuesday: Housing Starts, CPI, Industrial Production

Tuesday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Housing Starts for April. Total housing starts decreased to 1.089 million (SAAR) in March. Single family starts decreased to 764 thousand SAAR in March. The consensus for 1.135 million, up from the March rate. • Also at 8:30 AM, The Consumer Price Index for May from the BLS. The...
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Housing Starts declined to 1.099 Million Annual Rate in January

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Housing Starts declined to 1.099 Million Annual Rate in January

From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions Housing Starts:Privately-owned housing starts in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,099,000. This is 3.8 percent below the revised December estimate of 1,143,000, but is 1.8 percent above the January 2015 rate of 1,080,000. Single-family housing starts in January were at a rate...
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2016: Updated Housing Forecasts

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2016: Updated Housing Forecasts

Towards the end of each year I collect some housing forecasts for the following year, and it looks like analysts are optimistic for 2016 (many more forecasts will be added). First a review of the previous three years … Here is a summary of forecasts for 2015. In 2015, new home sales will probably...
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Flashback to 2006: “Housing prices have got a long way to fall”

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Flashback to 2006: “Housing prices have got a long way to fall”

Sometimes I look back through some older posts. Back in 2005 and 2006, the primary subject of my posts were the housing bubble, and the potential impact of the then coming housing bust on the US economy. There were a number of people warning about the housing bust.  Here is an interview I came...
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