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  • Week of 5/3/15. National Home Prices See Steady Gains

    Very encouraging data showing positive national housing numbers. . . http://rismedia.com/2015-05-05/home-prices-rise-5-9-percent-year-over-year/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews    
  • Slow and Steady Start for 2015

    Here’s the recent news release from the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors housing data for January 2015 http://www.mplsrealtor.com/blog/strong-start-to-year-sets-tone-for-2015/  
  • Loan Delinquencies Down & Housing Recovery Getting Stronger

    Week of 1/12/15 Very encouraging news regarding homeowners and the decreased rate of deliquent mortgages: http://rismedia.com/2015-01-10/loan-delinquencies-reach-record-low/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews    
  • National August Home Prices Slightly Up

    The Case-Shiller Home Price Index reported a slight increase in August home values of +.2% which was down from July’s +.6% increase. http://rismedia.com/2014-10-28/home-prices-rise-in-august/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews
  • Growing Pains for a Recovering Housing Market

    Here’s a link to a Case-Shiller housing report: http://rismedia.com/2014-10-04/new-case-shiller-numbers-reflect-slowdown-in-housing-gains-but-upward-trending-prices/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews
  • Increased Inventory and Decrease in Foreclosures. 7/14/14

    According to the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors for the fourth straight month of new listings compared to the same time frame a year ago.  Read the attached link for more information: www.mplsrealtor.com/blog/inventory-rising-as-foreclosure-rate-hits-seven-year-low/  
  • Twin City April Housing Stats

    Traditional Home Sales are continuing to dominate the market and reduce the foreclosure and short sale presence within the housing inventory. www.mplsrealtor.com/inside_newsroom_news.aspx      
  • Winter Thaw (Finally) for Most of the Country

    Despite a slower start in January and February this year over 50 metro markets within the country are regaining some momentum. http://rismedia.com/2014-04-26/more-than-half-of-states-show-improving-housing-markets/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews    
  • January 2014 Housing News Release

    Despite lower inventory the extended cold temperatures had an effect on home sales compared to the same time 2013.  Economists have indicated that this was a national effect on the housing markets however should be a short term effect on the overall health of the 2014 housing market.   Click on the link below to get the recent ...
  • National Housing Report Week of 1/27/14

    Housing recovery still occurring for most of the nation. . . www.rismedia.com/2014-01-26/homes-com-local-market-index-and-rebound-reports-show-continuing-recovery-for-eighth-consecutive-month/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eNews