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The Week Ahead: Checking in With Home Prices

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On Tuesday, the latest installment of the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index will explore the values of residential real estate and how the housing market is doing as we move into the back half of October.

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The Week Ahead: U.S. Banking Committee to Focus on Powell & Montgomery

Jerome Powell's nomination as Fed Chair will be the subject of a full open session committee hearing this week for the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. During a closed-door meeting the committee will also consider Brian Montgomery's nomination as Assistant Secretary of HUD and Commissioner of the FHA. Here's what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

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The Week Ahead: Housing Market Update

Real estate data service provider Bright MLS will release its August 2017 Housing Market Update on Tuesday, providing insight into the latest trends. Find out more and see what’s to come next, in The Week Ahead.

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The Week Ahead: An Update on Home Values

The ultimate authority on home values, the monthly Case-Shiller HPI will be released this coming Wednesday. Take a look at what recent rates have meant for the economy and what else is coming in the week ahead.

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The Week Ahead: Inventory Woes Over? New and Existing Home Sales Reports

Inventory was on everyone’s mind last week, and in the week ahead the New Home Sales Report and Existing Home Sales Report for May will be released Friday and Wednesday, respectively. With home buying putting undue stress on first time homebuyers, and a severe lack of inventory due to an unwillingness to sell and fewer new houses being built, it is becoming increasingly difficult for those that desire to purchase. The previous New Home Sales report was at nearly half a million—569,000—while existing homes counted 5.57 million sales, not enough to provide a relief for the growing market.

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The Week Ahead: What’s Next for Pending Home Sales?

On Wednesday, March 29th, the National Association of Realtor (NAR) will be releasing its latest Pending Home Sales Index. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for NAR, stated that a decline in contract signings during December 2016 indicated that activity will likely be “choppy in coming months,” as buyers struggle to find the perfect home in their price range. Also, read the full lineup of industry reports that will be releasing this week.

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