Category: Insider Quotes

Rick Judson Of The NAHB On The Improving Market Index"Just over 80% of the 361 metros tracked by our index are showing consistent growth in three key measures of housing market strength - prices, permits and employment. While there is still plenty of room for growth, this is an excellent indication of how the housing recovery has begun to take hold across more geographic areas."

Rick Judson - NAHB Chairman » [read more]

 

Anand Nallathambi Of Core Logic On 2013 Home Prices"The U.S. housing market experienced robust price appreciation during the first half of 2013 and our forecast calls for double-digit growth through July. Despite their rebound of late, home prices remain reasonable in a historical context, with most states near peak affordability levels."

Anand Nallathambi - CEO of CoreLogic, Inc. » [read more]

 

Lawrence Yun Of The National Association Of Realtors On Housing Affordability & Buying PowerAlthough affordability in 2012 was highest on record, the excessively tight underwriting precluded many would-be homebuyers from locking-in generational low interest rates. Rising home prices and a gradual uptrend in mortgage interest rates will offset improvements in family income » [read more]