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Housing Recovery: Halfway Back to Normal

Each month, Trulia's Housing Barometer charts how quickly the housing market is moving back to "normal." We summarize three key housing market indicators: construction starts (Census), existing home sales (NAR), and the delinquency-plus-foreclosure rate (LPS First Look). For each indicator, we compare this month's data to... Continue Reading »

Housing Crisis Turns Some Ex-Homeowners Into Lifelong Renters

You couldn't pay Mark Williams to own a home again. "Give me the money for it," he said. "I'm still not buying a house." It's not that he always felt this way. Williams (pictured at left) did profit handsomely from the housing market's boom years, selling a Sacramento home in 2005 for more than twice as much as he... Continue Reading »

Foreclosed Homeowners Live Free for a Year in Some States

With the average foreclosure now taking 438 days, delinquent borrowers are finding that they can live in their homes without making mortgage payments for at least a year. But there is a catch. That nationwide average may not apply in your state. The states with the longest wait time before foreclosure are those states... Continue Reading »

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