News Headlines – Housing Bust is Over

 “The Housing Bust is Over — No Surprise Here!”
Headlines for two

Pacific Union Blog writes…

News headlines in recent days have trumpeted the latest Case-Shiller home price report as proof that the housing recovery has finally taken hold. “The Housing Bust Is Over,” the Business Insider website declared after Case-Shiller reported a 1.3 percent rise in April home prices. “After Years of False Hopes, Signs of a Turn in Housing,” according to The New York Times.

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Spring 2012 Mortgage & Housing Trends

Housing and Mortgage: Real Estate Trends for the Spring 2012

 

If you’re waiting for mortgage rates or house prices to hit bottom, you may have delayed too long.

Among the housing trends you can expect to see this spring: Potential homebuyers will find increased competition when shopping for a home this spring, as more bargain hunters get off the fence. Investors also will continue to take advantage of the opportunity to buy low.

Some of the housing trends you should expect to see:

  • Mortgage rates rise but won’t skyrocket
  • Buyers face fierce competition with investors
  • Homebuyers expected to get off the fence.
  • Refinances get easier, cheaper.

From Yahoo: 5 Housing and Mortgage  Trends in Spring