Shadow Inventory of Homes to Take Nearly 3 Years to Clear: S&P

Existing Home inventories have shrunk back down to 2004 levels from their peak in 2007. While the shadow inventory held by banks is still a concern, there are now nearly 10 bidders (mostly cash) for each foreclosure or short sale.

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Take India RE Opportunities Trust, assembled recently by Dewan to package. That's almost four years of sales, according to property analytics firm Liases Foras.. only 25 percent of construction funding came from shadow financiers.. to cut apartment prices and clear inventory, or if they'll be bailed out.

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Revenue growth of 8% during the last fiscal year. Margins of 17.8%, with results of 1.353B. Maintaining, despite M&A’s, an investment-grade S&P credit. inventory correction will take time.

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The “stall” was their renewed slide, based on the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price. are notoriously hard to predict. The inventory of existing homes stood at 3.71 million in November, about where it was.

Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic released the March Case Shiller home price indices this morning and they show that home price gains across the nation continue to slow down. In particular, the case shiller chicago area index for single family homes in March resulted in the lowest year over year gain in 37 months at 1.8%.

Residential Real Estate Is Ready to Recover. The housing market’s shadow inventory of unsold homes is starting to. nearly 30% of the company’s communities have increased home prices. (A year.

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I responded that the shadow inventory that has plagued housing over the past four years is starting to clear. As an example, the Phoenix market had over 17 months of inventory and supply in early 2011.

 · NYC home inventory is at a record high this home-shopping season, which means buyers have the upper hand. Here are 5 things buyers should know about the market right now. Read them all on One Block Over, the StreetEasy Blog.