Monthly Archives: April 2014

Winter chill hits NJ market

From the Record: Chilly forecast for North Jersey home sales This spring — traditionally the busiest time in the housing market — buyers may find they’ve got fewer choices than they’d like, because the inventory of homes on the market … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Recovery, New Jersey Real Estate | 105 Comments

Jersey Shore – GTL? Nah. TBTF.

From the NYT: Back to the Jersey Shore With beaches replenished, boardwalks rebuilt and stores reopened, the Jersey Shore is gearing up for a summer busy enough to make last year’s anemic one a distant memory. As renters rush to … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Recovery, New Development, Shore Real Estate | 72 Comments

Shadows no longer looming over market

From Investors Business Daily: Housing Recovery Boosted By Drop In Shadow Inventory The housing market got more evidence that it’s on the road to recovery Thursday with new data showing a sharp decline in “shadow inventory,” or seriously delinquent homes … Continue reading

Posted in Foreclosures, Housing Recovery, Mortgages, National Real Estate | 73 Comments

What REO?

From HousingWire: Fannie and Freddie can’t get REO to market fast enough The market is ravenous for more REO-to-rental properties, but the inventory is struggling to keep pace. According to the latest report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, REO … Continue reading

Posted in Foreclosures, Housing Recovery, National Real Estate | 85 Comments

February Corelogic – 2 years of price gains

From HousingWire: CoreLogic: Home prices increase into second year Home prices, including distressed sales, jumped 12.2% in February 2014 compared to a year prior, marking 24 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally, the latest CoreLogic report said. … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Recovery, National Real Estate | 62 Comments

Where’s the money coming from?

From the WSJ: Manhattan Apartment Prices Up, Headed Higher There is little relief in sight for Manhattan apartment hunters, brokers and analysts said, as low inventory and high demand have driven up prices to near or above record levels. Prices … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Recovery, NYC | 91 Comments