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Texas Mortgage Market Update – For the week of October 8, 2012

Texas Mortgage Market Update - For the week of October 8, 2012 - Many observers feel we should be totally prepared for the housing recovery to continue. A major real estate portal reports list prices UP 2.5% in September versus a year ago, the biggest year-over-year boost since the housing recession started. Excluding foreclosures, list prices were UP 3.5% from a year ago. From July to August, those prices were UP 0.5%, their eighth straight month of gains. These numbers are causing experts to predict that 2012 will likely record the first calendar year list price increase since 2006, as gains were seen in 74 of the top 100 U.S. metros.

Texas Mortgage Market Update – For the week of October 1, 2012

Texas Mortgage Market Update - For the week of October 1, 2012 - You could say New Home Sales fell on its face in August, as it was down 0.3% to a 373,000 annual rate. But confirming the sentiment of the above quote, New Home Sales are in fact moving forward--UP a nice 27.7% from a year ago and remaining near a two-year high, with every region up in the last year. Even better, the months' supply of new homes is at 4.5 and the median price of new homes sold hit $256,900, UP 11.2% for August, the largest monthly increase since 1963!

Texas Mortgage Market Update – For the week of September 24, 2012

Texas Mortgage Market Update - For the week of September 24, 2012 - People indeed are astonished at how the housing market has started to recover and last week's data just kept the ball rolling. Builders are busier as housing starts are up 2.3% from July to August. They're now at a 750,000 annual rate, UP 24.5% over August 2011. Housing starts have been rising on an annual basis for the last 11 months and they're now UP 57% from their April 2009 bottom. No wonder builder confidence in September was up for the fifth month in a row, hitting its highest level since 2006.