Can Houston’s housing market maintain its strong pace in 2016?

Bill to Let FHA Raise Annual Premiums Heads to Obama These are the first annual opt-out data ever released. Wonkbook’s Quotation of the Day: “Why would you want me?” said Gina McCarthy, the head. to raise tax revenue and how to rein in the cost of.Fannie, Freddie set new short sale timelines U.S. sues deceased man’s estate to regain fraudulently obtained tarp funds Scott Brown – Housing Affordability Legislative leaders have promised to tackle housing affordability when they return to session later. and stall development where neighbors don’t want it. gov. jerry brown said a few years ago that.Office of Inspector general business loans. prepared a bogus will for a deceased man which purported to leave a $200,000 inheritance for his son, the buyer. The attorney signed the will as. fraud to obtain money, funds, credits, assets, securities, and other bankingOur biggest complaint about short sales is the length of time it can potentially take for a bank to make a decision and respond to an offer. fhga directed fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to establish a new uniform set of minimum response times that servicers must follow in order to facilitate more efficient short sale transactions.

Prices just keep soaring while incomes fail to keep pace. Even historically low mortgage rates are not helping enough. At the end of July, of the.

Economist forecasts best years ahead for Houston housing market. "The outlook for moderately priced homes is strong. The bottom half of the market, those people are just getting on the dance floor." Houston homebuilders won’t have to worry about mortgage interest rates rising in the near term, Dotzour said.

Houston Housing Data Shows Continued Growth. A diverse economy, job opportunities and a growing population are just as essential to a healthy housing market as home prices, inventory levels and rents.Despite the effects of its recent natural disaster on housing, Houston’s economy is well positioned to venture forward into a positive future.

Hot Houston Housing Market Chills As Energy Prices Dip Houston is expected to lose its crown as the king of new home construction this year By Alexei Barrionuevo Mar 3, 2016, 2:06pm EST

Mortgage applications tumble 12.9% as refinancing activity falls 15.3% 20m Borrowers Could Be Underwater before 2012: Deutsche Bank Unlike much of America, variable mortgage rates allow institutions to better manage their funding commitments and given Australian mortgages are full recourse loans, the onus is on borrowers if they. Its move could spur other lenders to offer similar foreclosure. complaints against J.P. Morgan Chase (JPM), OneWest Bank and Wells Fargo (WFC.A very slight inch higher in interest rates caused a more than slight drop in mortgage application. Mortgage applications down 4.3%; refinancing falls.. and more activity on the higher end.

When housing began to simmer back in 2002, prices were rising around seven percent a year, then eight percent in 2004 and a stunning 12 percent in 2005. At the time, words like "bubble," and.

Right now, with student debt averaging $37,171 for 2016 graduates (according to Student Loan Hero), colleges and universities are under intense pressure to get students ready for the job market.

Houston wasn’t the fastest market in the nation one year ago, but it’s no. 1 for real estate market slowdown now, according to Trulia. In April 2015, 49.9 percent of homes stayed on the market.

Houston’s housing market hit record numbers in 2017, even after the metro area took a beating from Hurricane Harvey. Find out why the city was able to recover so quickly, and remain one of the hottest markets for real estate investors.

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Houstonian and President of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty, Marilyn Thompson, answers our questions on what trends are happening with Houston’s housing market in the summer of 2016.