Midday Headlines: Real Estate Market Edition

Confused? That’s because the conventional wisdom is all over the place.

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Sometimes you hear millennials are the key to the housing recovery. Other times you hear they’re ruining everything. And that’s not the only conflicting report out there. Today we have a handful of recent stories that will, we hope, clarify things — even though they may hold opposing points of view.

Housing Barometer: Recovery Staggers Forward [Daily Finance]
What Housing Recovery? [NYT]


Why millennials are hurting the real estate recovery [WSJ]
Real estate market still advantageous for first-time home buyers despite seller's market [silive.com]
Housing's Slowdown Sparks Growing Concern [Realtor Mag]
Builders See Growth in Master Communities [Realtor Mag]
Slow Household Formation a Concern Amid Recovery [National Real Estate Investor online; register for access]
Mortgage Rates Push Even Further into 6-Month Lows [Mortgage News Daily]

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