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Overvalued Markets Not Necessarily a Bad Omen

Nearly a third of the top 100 U.S. metros are overvalued compared with their peak levels during the bubble years of 2005 and 2006. But one analysis says this doesn't necessarily mean another bubble is on the way.

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Is a Bubble Forming in Real Estate?


As home prices continue to surge upward, many in the industry are beginning to wonder if a housing bubble is imminent, or worse, if yet another financial crisis is in the making.

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Home Prices Still 2% Undervalued Nationally

Based on fundamentals, including prices-to-income, prices-to-rents, and historical data, Trulia Chief Economist Jed Kolko estimated in a post on Wednesday that home prices at the national level were still 2 percent undervalued in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Home Value Growth Continues to Slow in Q3

Real estate data firm Zillow reported a 6.5 percent year-over-year gain in its Home Value Index for September, bringing the index up to $176,500. Zillow's chief economist, Dr. Stan Humphries, said the latest report comes as a relief compared to last year, when the market was experiencing unsustainable price growth that went well into the double digits in some areas.

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Report: Home Prices 3% Undervalued Nationally

Despite inching closing to the tipping point, home prices still haven't reached a stage where fears of a bubble are justified, says Trulia. The company recently released its third quarter Bubble Watch report, which measures whether home prices are over- or undervalued relative to their fundamental value. Comparing current movements to long-term trends, the report suggests home prices nationally remain 3 percent undervalued.

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