Fox Business - The Power to Prosper
Search Site

Home Prices

Get Ready for a Rebound in Housing Market

The housing news in the recent winter months has been weak across the board, and has left one glaring question in its wake: When is the data going to get better?"There are a lot of things hanging over the market right now," said Jed Kolko, chief economist at real-estate site Trulia. "The biggest question is whether job growth and income growth has been strong enough where traditional buyers can pick up the slack from the decline in investing activity."Kolko says investor interest is receding after a surge in home prices over the last year, coupled with higher mortgage rates. But that's not the only thing on the decline.New and existing home sales, as well as housing starts, all fell in February."The April, May, June data -- that will gives us a better read on what's going on," says Josh Feinman, chief global economist at Deutsche Bank. "During the recession, housing activity was crushed down to the lowest levels. Now it's being cleared and housing can start returning to better numbers,...

Read More

  1. Paychex, IHS Launch Small Business Jobs Index

    The new Paychex/IHS Small Business Jobs Index finds that small business employment grew 0.33% year-over-year in March.  

  2. Home Prices Rise 0.8% In February: CoreLogic

    Home prices rose 0.8% in February, as annual growth reached 12.2%, the fastest year-over-year pace since February 2006, according to data released Tuesday by CoreLog...

  3. Outlook for housing murky at best?

    Moody’s Capital Markets Chief Economist John Lonski on the outlook for stocks, the economy and housing market.

  4. Why are investors getting out of housing? Executive Vice President Rick Sharga on the state of the housing market and the end of the home-equity line.

  5. End of the housing market recovery?

    Investment banker Chris Whalen on the outlook for the housing market.

  6. Housing Sector: ETF Or Stocks? (ITB, XHB, DHI)

    After outperforming the first two months of the year, the home building stocks have been falling apart in March as investors begin to second-guess the housing recove...

  7. Fed's Bullard: Financial Stability Concerns Loom Large

    St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said Thursday that the key risk for U.S. economy would be a bubble forming as the central bank removes monetar...

  8. BlackRock CEO: Pleased with tapering

    BlackRock CEO Larry Fink on tapering, and how investors should view the Fed’s actions.

  9. How to Get Rid of Mortgage Insurance

    Home buyers unable to make a 20% down payment when buying their dream home can expect to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI) each month, but that doesn't mean it ha...

  10. Big opportunities for investors in health-care, luxury sectors?

    Claman on Call: FBN’s Cheryl Casone with an after-hours web-exclusive on the markets, United Rentals CEO’s outlook for the economy and the sectors to boost your portfolio.

  11. NYC real estate attracting foreign investors

    Warburg Realty associate broker Jason Haber on the state of the housing market.

  12. Dollar Pares Gains, Up After Strong Consumer Data

    The dollar pared gains against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday but still ended slightly higher on the day, after traders played down strong U.S. consumer con...

  1. Factbox: Fed staff forecasts from FOMC minutes

    The following are the Federal Reserve's staff forecasts as contained in the minutes of recent Federal Open Market Committee meetings:MARCH 18-19 FOMC: Minutes releas...

  2. Can Home Purchase Loans Step Up to the Plate to Carry Recovery?

    Mortgage originations dropped to the lowest level in 14 years in February, but sales, which have been the backbone of the housing market recovery, have held steady.B...

  3. Selloff puts Nasdaq down for the week

    Mesirow Financial chief economist Diane Swonk on the Nasdaq selloff.

  4. Morning Business Outlook: 4/4/13

    GM under pressure to remove recalled vehicles from the road

  5. More Americans see middle-class status sinking

    FBN’s Charlie Gasparino, Steve Moore of Heritage and John Silvia of Wells Fargo discuss the economy and income prosperity.

  6. Prices surge as hot properties hit the market in NYC

    Cheryl Casone talks to Douglas Elliman CEO Dottie Herman

  7. European shares higher, continue winning streak

    IHS Global Insight’s Jan Randolph on the European markets.

‹ Prev12345Next ›
Freebase CC-BY
Source: Home Prices on Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Other content from Wikipedia, licensed under the GFDL