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Harvard report projects vibrant housing market, provided construction ramps up
Harvard report projects vibrant housing market, provided construction ramps up

The Joint Center for Housing Studies' State of the Nation’s Housing report stresses the need for more

Latest jobs report beats expectations
Latest jobs report beats expectations

After the October jobs report showed unexpected labor market strength, experts believe the Fed will be unlikely to plan further rate

Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong
Amid rate cut, housing’s contribution to GDP remains strong

The Fed cuts interest rates while a Commerce Department report notes recent economic growth was driven in part by the real estate

Midwest sees a bump in pending home sales
Midwest sees a bump in pending home sales

NAR economist urges developers to consider converting vacant office space, shopping malls to condos to relieve housing shortage.

How to stay relevant in the age of iBuyers
How to stay relevant in the age of iBuyers

While iBuyers aren’t really active in Chicago yet, other markets are seeing a vastly different picture. That’s why the session on iBuyers was one of the most highly anticipated panels at the Accelerate Summit event put on earlier this month

Home sales dip, while Midwest prices jump 7.2 percent from last year
Home sales dip, while Midwest prices jump 7.2 percent from last year

NAR chief economist: Housing shortage is stunting potential

Construction ramping up, but not enough to meet demand
Construction ramping up, but not enough to meet demand

Housing rebound continues, says the National Association of Home Builders, but it depends on where you

Return of spot loans could reinvigorate condo market
Return of spot loans could reinvigorate condo market

HUD has loosened its rules regarding FHA loans for condos. Learn what that means for your

Optimism down after a hitting historic highs
Optimism down after a hitting historic highs

While Fannie Mae’s index measuring consumer sentiment is lower than last month, the survey still clocked year-over-year gains.

Home sales poised for a rebound
Home sales poised for a rebound

Although all regions saw a boost in pending sales, the biggest increases were in the West, according to NAR’s

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