DS News Webcast: Wednesday 1/29/2014

first_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Subscribe Share Save in Featured, Media, Webcasts Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago 2014-01-29 DSNews The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: Obama Focuses on Jobs, Wages in State of the Union Next: Carrington Names Branch Manager for Illinois Office Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago  Print This Postcenter_img DS News Webcast: Wednesday 1/29/2014 Related Articles January 29, 2014 515 Views Home / Featured / DS News Webcast: Wednesday 1/29/2014 The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago About Author: DSNews Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home prices across the nation grew an average 13.7% year-over-year in November, according to the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released Tuesday. On a city-by-city basis, Dallas outperformed with an annual return of 9.9%, the highest gain since it was added to the index in 2000. Also standing out was Chicago its highest increase since 1988.That might be good news for the housing market, but Fitch Ratings says it won’t be much help for borrowers struggling to pay their loans. While rising home equity has had a positive influence on borrowers’ payment behavior, Fitch estimates the percentage of borrowers entering foreclosure with positive equity has doubled in the past two years amid modest economic improvement.However, with foreclosure starts dropping 26% last year to a six-year low according to RealtyTrac, there might still be reason enough to celebrate. Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more