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US home prices rise 10.9 pct., most since 2006 - KTAR.com

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 19:30

News10.net

US home prices rise 10.9 pct., most since 2006
KTAR.com
"Rising home prices may begin to alleviate a lack of housing inventory ... by encouraging more homeowners to put their properties on the market," said Maninder Sibia, an economist with Economic Advisory Service, in a note to clients. "The housing ...
Are we headed for another housing bubble?News10.net
Charlotte home prices up 7% from a year agoCharlotte Observer
Home values in the Boston area increased by 6.7 percent in MarchBoston.com
HispanicBusiness.com -OPB News -San Francisco Chronicle
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Home prices rise in Phoenix by 22.5 percent over the past year - AZFamily

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 15:06

AZFamily

Home prices rise in Phoenix by 22.5 percent over the past year
AZFamily
PHOENIX -- The Phoenix housing market is showing big improvement. In fact, prices in Phoenix rose 22.5 percent over the past 12 months, the biggest gain among cities. Phoenix was followed by San Francisco, with a 22.2 percent spike, and Las Vegas, with ...
Are we headed for another housing bubble?News10.net
March home price gains biggest since April 2006USA TODAY
Valley home prices rising fastest in USKTAR.com
Forbes -bnn.ca -New York Times
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Metro Phoenix new-home permits up in April - Arizona Republic

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 18:39

Arizona Republic

Metro Phoenix new-home permits up in April
Arizona Republic
New-home permits climbed in metro Phoenix during April, but new-home sales fell, according to the latest RL Brown report. The decline in sales isn't due to a drop in demand, though, according to housing analysts RL Brown and Greg Burger. They concluded ...

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Feds warns Navajo about unspent housing funds - KTAR.com

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 15:18

Feds warns Navajo about unspent housing funds
KTAR.com
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says it's now at an unacceptable level of more than $434 million. The department recently warned the tribe that if it doesn't explain how it is complying with federal regulations or return more than ...

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Housing market now the 'tailwind' pushing economic growth - Phoenix Business Journal

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 18:51

Housing market now the 'tailwind' pushing economic growth
Phoenix Business Journal
In its monthly economic forecast on Monday, Fannie Mae said it believes the recent slowdown in economic growth may be short-lived thanks to the strong rebound of the housing market, which will serve as the economy's “tailwind” through the rest of the ...

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As Housing Markets Recover, Wall Street Beats Families To Homes - Huffington Post

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 07:07

As Housing Markets Recover, Wall Street Beats Families To Homes
Huffington Post
PHOENIX -- By the values that have long governed American housing, Megan and Danny Gilbertson are precisely the sorts of people who are supposed to now be buying a home. They have good credit, steady jobs and decades worth of earning potential ...

Housing Bubble Unlikely, Home Price Appreciation Should Slow - CoreLogic - Mortgage News Daily

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 15:46

Bloomberg

Housing Bubble Unlikely, Home Price Appreciation Should Slow - CoreLogic
Mortgage News Daily
Some of the cities that were hit the hardest by the housing crash and resulting foreclosure epidemic are also recovering the fastest. Phoenix saw a year over year price gain of 24 percent, Miami 14 percent, and Las Vegas 13 percent. Dr. Stiff observed ...
Home Prices Projected to Rise 3.9% (Annualized) Over 5 YearseCreditDaily.com
House appreciation should be steady as she goes in S.A.San Antonio Business Journal (blog)

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Bombs kill 9 inside elite Afghan housing complex - AZFamily

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 11:48

Montreal Gazette

Bombs kill 9 inside elite Afghan housing complex
AZFamily
The blasts happened inside Aino Mina, a housing complex on the northern outskirts of the city that was developed in part by Mahmood Karzai, the president's younger brother. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but striking inside a ...
Car bomb kills 9, wounds 70 inside Afghan gated community linked to Karzai ...StarPhoenix

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Housing Market Sees Healthy Future - NuWire Investor

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 08:05

Housing Market Sees Healthy Future
NuWire Investor
There have been growing concerns of a housing bubble as some metros such as Phoenix and Las Vegas have reported double-digit price gains. But CoreLogic Case-Shiller economist David Stiff does not believe the kind of gains that have been recently ...

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Phoenix Community Housing Association hosts Phoenix Festival in Catford - News Shopper

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 04:05

News Shopper

Phoenix Community Housing Association hosts Phoenix Festival in Catford
News Shopper
Phoenix Community Housing Association marked the occasion with the Phoenix Festival - a day of fun in Forster Park. Activities included face painting, balloon modelling, wall climbing, music and dance on the bandstand, as well as a pen to pet animals.

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Phoenix-area man gets prison in housing scheme - azcentral

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 23:07

Phoenix-area man gets prison in housing scheme
azcentral
A Valley man will spend more than a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud in what prosecutors described as a Ponzi scheme that lured unwitting investors into the area's booming housing market. Jere Parkhurst's ...

Paterson in negotiations on new tax deal with Essex Phoenix Mill housing - NorthJersey.com

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 06:10

NorthJersey.com

Paterson in negotiations on new tax deal with Essex Phoenix Mill housing
NorthJersey.com
Since 2004, instead of paying regular property taxes, the Essex Phoenix Mill has paid eight percent of its gross revenues. Last year, that amounted to $165,000, according to Allison Kunis, one of the attorneys who represented Essex Phoenix Mill at last ...

Phoenix Councilman Simplot: City needs more high-end housing - Arizona Republic

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 23:43

Arizona Republic

Phoenix Councilman Simplot: City needs more high-end housing
Arizona Republic
If Phoenix is going to attract more professionals to the city's center, it needs to shift direction from building so many affordable-housing projects and focus on higher-end development instead, according to Councilman Tom Simplot. Simplot estimates ...

Analyst offers his view of housing market - Arizona Republic

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 17:53

Arizona Republic

Analyst offers his view of housing market
Arizona Republic
Tom Ruff has been tracking metro Phoenix's housing market through daily analysis of property records and discussions — sometimes heated — with the real-estate industry's top agents and executives since the 1980s. Ruff, an analyst with the Information ...

Catford's Green Man pub reborn as Phoenix housing HQ - News Shopper

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 09:25

News Shopper

Catford's Green Man pub reborn as Phoenix housing HQ
News Shopper
A CATFORD pub which controversially closed and then lay derelict for years has finally been replaced with a new building. The Green Man in Bromley Road is being replaced by the new headquarters of Phoenix housing association along with community ...

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Real Estate Reality: Home shortage - AZFamily

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 15:37

Real Estate Reality: Home shortage
AZFamily
PHOENIX -- It is no surprise housing prices are going up, up, up here in the Valley, which is news we've all been waiting to hear. But are we preparing ourselves for another housing bubble? The short answer is: No. Real estate analysts say our recovery ...

Phoenix housing scandal - eNCA

Sun, 05/05/2013 - 20:38

Phoenix housing scandal
eNCA
Durban - Hundreds of residents in Phoenix, north of Durban, are taking a property developer to court. They claim they have been duped into believing the houses they have rented for more than five years would ultimately be theirs. Worse still, the homes ...

Phoenix housing prices up 30% in past year - Phoenix Business Journal

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:35

Phoenix housing prices up 30% in past year
Phoenix Business Journal
Single-family homes across the Phoenix area saw prices climb by nearly 30 percent year-over-year in March to $175,000, the report said. That's also a 3 percent increase from the previous month, although slightly less than the 4.3 percent price increase ...
Phoenix home-sales median price ticks upward againArizona Republic
Phoenix Real Estate: City Posts Major Price Gain in Latest Case-Shiller ReportHome Buying Institute
Rising home prices don't (necessarily) mean a dreaded bubbleYahoo! Movies (blog)
Hattiesburg American -Reuters Blogs (blog)
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Phoenix among best cities for house flippers - Phoenix Business Journal

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 18:53

World Property Channel

Phoenix among best cities for house flippers
Phoenix Business Journal
In fact, the housing research firm has given Phoenix the bronze metal. RealtyTrac today came out with its top 25 list of best metro areas for flipping homes in 2012, based on gross profit, which it defined as the difference between the average purchase ...
Tampa Bay No. 4 in profits from home flippingTampabay.com
SJ strong in 'flipping'Stockton Record

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Officials: Obama naming NC's Watt for housing post - AZFamily

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 09:27

Officials: Obama naming NC's Watt for housing post
AZFamily
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama intends to nominate veteran Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and he has chosen a former ...

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