TITLE

Comparing Apples and Oranges

AUTHOR(S)
MAYER, YANLING
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Mortgage Banking;May2014, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses housing market of early 2012 which was good for home loans due to low interest rates, and also mentions rising home prices since late 2012 and its reasons. It presents several charts related to home prices including for home-price trends, property price distribution, and foreclosure sales. It also mentions the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) home price indexes reported changes in prices.
ACCESSION #
95890581

 

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