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  1. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing supply suffers with homeowners lacking equity to sell and buy elsewhere

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... will regain positive equity by the first quarter of 2014, according to a Zillow projection. Millions unable to move, hitting housing supply ... and limiting sales as the housing market recovers, Zillow says. Forty-four per cent of homeowners with mortgages owed more than their properties are worth or had less than 20 per cent equity ...

  2. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Growing number of US homebuyers face shortage of properties for sale

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Associated Press

    ... says Christian, a 31-year-old Presbyterian minister. "But housing prices are starting to come back up." A tight supply isn't the only factor slowing what is otherwise shaping up ... enough down payment to meet the stricter new bank standards. Part of the reason for the supply problem is that many people who lost so much equity in their homes after the housing market ...

  3. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Rising supply, waning demand cool United States house bidding wars

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:12am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York An increase in supply of homes and rise in mortgage rates have between them brought an end to the surge in prices in US housing market House bidding wars on the wane Mike Imgarten witnessed a frenzy of demand and a dearth of stock during a two-month house hunt in Sacramento, California. Fearing he would pay too much after a surge in prices, he said he took ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Oilfield city of Williston, North Dakota, has highest rents in US

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 08:58pm by AP

    ... Their presence has led to hugely inflated rents and a shake-up in housing supply and demand. "A lot of management companies have long-term projects in the pipeline, as long as the demand ... a month. Boston is sixth, New York is seventh, Los Angeles is eighth. Chicago didn't even crack the top 10. Williston city officials recently established an Affordable Housing Committee ...

  5. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Sales of new homes in US jump 0.2pc to 6-year high

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:28am by Reuters

    ... to clear the supply of houses on the market, unchanged from August. Six months' supply is normally considered a healthy balance between supply and demand. The median new home price fell 4 per ... to August's sales pace indicated the housing recovery remains tentative. The Department of Commerce said sales rose 0.2 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 467,000 units, the highest ...

  6. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Hong Kong investors buy hotels to profit from oil boom in US Midwest

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... a project by private equity fund KKR to build 1,000 homes in Williston, but housing demand far outstrips supply in North Dakota. Jeffrey Baker, managing director at Savills, a property consultancy ... wages were higher than in construction. A developer entering the market had to bring in workers from outside and provide temporary housing for them, and that was delaying construction of new ...

  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US homeowners look to peak spring season to claw back equity lost in 2007 crash

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Bloomberg

    ... as shoppers jostled for a dwindling supply of houses. Now, as the market's busiest season approaches, escalating values are spurring more listings as homeowners regain equity lost in the 2007 ... said the Realtors group. An increase in supply would indicate the housing market is moving towards more normal conditions as it rebounds from the five-year slump that started to turn around ...

  8. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US home prices set for 8pc surge, says Bank of America report

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Prices last year climbed 7.3 per cent, according to the report. "Housing inventory has continued to decline, implying that the supply of homes on the market for sale is undershooting ... and Chris Flanagan and Justin Borst, mortgage-backed securities strategists, said in a note to investors entitled "Someone say house party?" "We believe a positive feedback loop has ...

  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    'Shadow' homes could burden US housing agencies, report says

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Well over a million US homeowners are months behind on payments on government-backed mortgages, raising the risk federal housing agencies will face the cost of managing a fresh flood of foreclosed homes, two government watchdogs say. Some 1.7 million borrowers had missed several payments on mortgages backed by Washington, said the inspectors general of the Federal Housing Finance ...

  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    California leads US housing market out of bust that it began

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of the California Association of Realtors. At the height of the housing crisis, inventory stood at more than a 16-month supply, she said earlier this month. "Sales would be higher if the inventory ... Bloomberg in San Francisco 'Golden State' that led the US market into the abyss with reckless subprime lending is now at the forefront of national housing recovery Birthplace ...




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