Stories of the Week – Real Estate Matters
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Stories of the Week

This is the first post of a weekly series providing links and short descriptions of articles that share insight and analysis into the real estate market. Enjoy…

From Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors

From Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors

First Positive Bump for Home Sales Since the Tax Credit – Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors – Pending Twin Cities home sales were up 3.7% in January. However, due to the inordinate amount of foreclosures sold, median sales price was down 10.8%

Traditional Seller Prices Rise, Foreclosure Prices Plummet – Aaron Dickinson, Twin Cities Real Estate Blog – This examination of the deeper trends surrounding the first articles reporting of an uptick in sales but a severe drop in median price for Twin Cities home sales reveals several important distinctions

Housing Crash Is Hitting Cities Thought to Be StableDavid Streitfeld, The New York Times – An interesting look at markets that experts assumed would remain semi-stable, due to the lack of wild speculation and building, and how those assumptions are not holding true

Former Fannie exec: GSE reform doesn’t have to take yearsJohn Prior, Housing Wire – Brian O’Reilly, former executive at Fannie Mae, shares his perspective on the White House release of a white paper outlining their vision for the future of mortgage finance

Green Real Estate DataJim Simcoe, Bigger Pockets – A series of statistics outlining survey results that focus on consumer attitudes and how they are becoming more environmentally conscientious

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