Housing Recovery Three Years Away, Analysts Say.. "Whether it’s the sidelined, shadow or current inventory, the issue is there’s more supply than demand," Oliver Chang, a housing strategist at Morgan Stanley, told Bloomberg. "Once you reach a bottom, it will take three or four years.

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Interestingly, many builders are seeing solid pickups in their business – nice to see, although the "shadow inventory" is an important measure. loans have dropped to a four-year low, and Beijing.

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Here’s the good news: the foreclosure pipeline and the shadow inventory of homes may have peaked. DJIA: 13,232, up 2.4% on week, up 8.3% on year (best weekly gain of the year) — S&P 500: 1404, up.

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Shadow Inventory Could Take Four Years to Clear: Morgan Stanley RMBS investors slowly gain steam in marketplace Investors question Oncilla step up margins Stable conditions are prevailing in the UK RMBS market, but not all deals are getting an easy ride, as davidson kempner capital Management’s 259m non.Constructed objects have to be cleared.

Prepare Yourself for the Next Financial Crisis New home sales are down 29 percent from a year ago. The total potential inventory of unsold homes is6.3 million. 54 percent of HAMP mortgage modifications ended in re-default. Lest we.

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FORECLOSURE CRISIS WILL WORSEN . By Pat Shannan. A recent morgan stanley finance report cited by financial analyst Jeff Adams warns that a huge "shadow inventory" of homes with delinquent mortgages, which has yet to move through the foreclosure process, would take 47 months to clear at the current market sales rate.

HUD: Robo-signing settlement to accelerate principal reductions U.S. Bancorp resolves repurchase obligations with Freddie Mac U.S. Bancorp agreed to pay "Freddie Mac" $53 million to resolve its mortgage buy-back obligations, adding to the more than billion paid out by other banks in similar settlements.

With housing prices still searching for a bottom, amid ongoing foreclosure activity and concerns over the shadow inventory of unsold homes that still exists, it could still take several more years.

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