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Indeed, we will not have a truly sustainable economic recovery or a truly durable social contract until the wages and incomes of American workers begin to rise again. Therefore one of our principal goals in the wake of the Great Recession must be to increase the take-home pay of workers as part of a new pattern of economic growth.

 · We look at what that means for the housing market.. we fully expect mortgage rates to rise this year, so this could be the final opportunity to buy at historically low levels.. the majority.

 · The recent rise in the home-ownership rate, and subsequent decline in renter-occupied housing, may an early sign of rental investors, aka hedge funds, beginning to exit the market.

And though the bursting of the housing bubble in 2008 certainly contributed to the drop, the decline for the lower quintiles began long before the recession-as early as the mid-1980s, Wolff says.

Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates posts little change For the week ending July 7, 30-year FRMs averaged 3.41%, just 10 basis points away from the recorded all-time historic low. The Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) conducted by Freddie Mac for the week ending July 14, showed little change as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage held steady at 3.42%.

 · Some 57 per cent of respondents interviewed by the Post expect property prices to rise by up to 15 per cent this year, while the rest see prices falling by as much as 5 per cent.

First Time Home Buyer MISTAKES | 9 Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make | First Time Home Buyer Tips In March, the housing market continued to underperform its potential. Actual existing home sales are 4.5 percent below the market potential for home sales, according to our potential home sales model.

Indian house prices will barely rise this year as a slowing economy and. a host of incentives to shore up the real-estate market, but a majority of property analysts polled did not expect those.

FHFA, RBS reach nearly $99.5 million MBS settlement fhfa reaches .5m settlement with RBS | NAFCU – FHFA reaches $99.5M settlement with rbs june 23, 2014 – The federal housing finance Agency last week announced a $99.5 million settlement with RBS Securities Inc. over claims of federal and state securities law violations in connection with residential mortgage-backed securities.

Housing starts and new home sales are forecast to drop slightly in 2006 and 2007 as mortgage interest rates rise. The underlying fundamentals remain relatively strong and the decline is mainly due to a drop off from the boom we have been experiencing. Table 1 Indiana’s Housing and Interest Rate Forecast. Click for larger image

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