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US Housing Market Focus

Occasional "think pieces" on themes of current interest.

Sample - Weighing up the FHFA’s mortgage proposals

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Homebuilding recovery will continue despite thorns in its sideWill housing equity withdrawal return this year?Will New York City's housing market continue outperforming?New mortgage rules won't hamper housing recoveryIs the housing recovery the real deal?Single-family rentals: the next big thing?How much lower will the homeownership rate get?The housing recovery will last the courseAre mortgage lending standards easing?Housing will soon help the economy, but not by much
Is now the time to buy?Overseas buyers won't save the housing marketHouse Price Indices - What to watch and whyRental market set to shineIs there light at the end of the tunnel?House prices still have further to fallA double-dip in house prices would not be a disasterHousing to the rescue?Housing recovery built on fundamentals, not the tax creditHousing correction nearing the end, but it’s not over yet
Is the US housing market stabilising?Financial losses from the consumer credit binge to reach $700bnHow much further will US house prices fall?What does the sub-prime crisis mean for the wider economy?Housing, inflation and the US economy: an update of our viewsWhere will the housing slowdown hit hardest?US house prices have risen by a little over 50% in the past five years, leaving housing looking moreUS housing boom entering its final stagesUS house price boom set to endThe US housing market is a bubble waiting to burst
Mortgage refinancing in the US: the boom is overIs the US Housing Market a Bubble Waiting to Burst?