These Housing Markets Will Be The Most Resilient During The Correction

Tampa and Boise are starting to look shaky while Buffalo and Cleveland show stability.

Single‐Family Homes Slip Nearly 20% YoY

Through a late-October announcement, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) stated it has “validated and approved” of the FICO 10T and VantageScore 4.0 credit scoring models and will be accepted for use by government-sponsored entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSE’s). 

Elevated Purchase Demand Fueling Housing Market Potential

First American Financial Corporation has released the First American’s proprietary Potential Home Sales Model for the month of August 2022.

Examining the Nation’s Most Vulnerable Housing Markets

ATTOM has released a Special Housing Risk Report spotlighting county-level housing markets around the United States that are more or less vulnerable to declines, based on home affordability, unemployment and other measures in Q2 of 2022.

Inflation ‘collapse’ will launch powerful market rally, Credit Suisse predicts

Consumers in August saw inflation at 5.75% over the next 12 months, down from 6.2% in July and the lowest rate since October 2021, the New York Fed’s monthly consumer expectations survey showed on Monday.

California housing affordability slides to lowest level in nearly 15 years in second-quarter 2022 as home prices set record highs and interest rates surge, C.A.R. reports

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Housing affordability in California fell below 20 percent and slid to the lowest level in nearly 15 years as home prices soared to record highs in April and May and interest rates jumped to levels not seen in more than 13 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.

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Good debt vs. bad debt: Why what you’ve been told is probably wrong

Personal finance advice typically divides debt into two categories, with “good debt” including college loans, loans for buying a home and business loans.