Americans outlook on housing defies overall economic pessimism

Americans’ pessimism is at its highest point since the first Heartland Monitor poll in April 2009-at which time the Dow had just fallen to under 7,000, and the economy was in the depths of recession. Americans express little confidence that Washington will come to.

 · That’s still above average for the report, which indicates that it is the outlook for the future that that has driven the decline in overall optimism. Which is what the data show: the share of American believing the economy will improve dropped 5 points to 31 percent, bringing it back down to the financial crisis scarred long-run average.

CFPB targets zombie foreclosures According to a Reuters report, a CFPB official, speaking at a Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland conference last week, stated that the CFPB is beginning to take a close look at abandoned properties and "zombie" foreclosures. The term "zombie foreclosure" refers to a situation in which a borrower has moved out of a home.

Moody’s: Deterioration Continues for Prime-Quality Mortgage Pools Market for home construction workers improves, still rough WaPo: Prepare for significant economic consequences if the mortgage market can’t better serve minorities Americans outlook on housing defies overall economic pessimism The market action is not just a "hope" trade, economic data continues its recent positive trend.

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Housing and Neighborhoods Satisfaction with one’s housing and neighborhood is generally high, although notably less so in lower-income communities. Renters face varying degrees of housing strain, including some who report difficulty 2 Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017

Arizona loses spot as foreclosure-riddled state Arizona primarily operates as a title theory state where the property title remains in trust until payment in full occurs for the underlying loan. foreclosure is a non-judicial remedy under this theory. The document that secures the title is usually called a deed of trust, but in Arizona, this is also referred to as a trust deed. Jobs, low interest and tight inventory set stage for 2015 growth 2015 housing forecast: Stage Set for the Return of First-Time Home Buyers. Low inventory levels and demand driven by improved employment opportunities will push home prices up.

Economy minister Peter Altmaier had already almost halved the outlook in January, to 1.0 percent, as indicators of economic activity and business confidence fell.

Housing market forecast for 2017  · Despite optimism regarding the American housing market and wage growth, the consensus 2016 gdp predictions have dropped from 2.8 per cent to the current 1.5 per cent.

On the surface, the threat of high inflation is probably the last thing worrying average Americans. a 35 percent probability that overall inflation averages less than 1.0 percent over the next five.

 · Americans’ outlook on the economy went into relapse in February. Rising job worries sent a key barometer of confidence to its lowest point in 10.

 · NEW YORK – Consumer confidence soured in May, as Americans fretted about the overall economy’s future and the job outlook.

 · news; Australian dollar defies US gloom. THE Australian dollar has opened flat in quiet end-of-year trading, despite further weak US economic data on home prices and consumer confidence.

CoreLogic delivers strong 2014 despite 40% decline in mortgage volume Banks have reduced their share of home purchase mortgage originations from 50 percent in 2010 to 40 percent in 2014, according to HMDA data. In their place, independent mortgage companies are originating a greater share of home purchase mortgage loans, increasing their share of originations from 35 percent in 2010 to 47 percent in 2014.