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FANNIE HPSI REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) increased by 5.6 percentage points in February to 88.3, a new all-time high, the Government Sponsored Enterprise said Tuesday. Five of the six components that comprise the HPSI were up, and three … Continue reading

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Why The Housing Market Is Ready To Boom

    In the run-up to the financial crisis, the number of homes built within the US surged to over 2 million and it has taken some time for this ‘overbuild’ to work its way out of the system. According … Continue reading

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US home builder confidence hits highest level since 2005

US homebuilders’ confidence soared this month to the highest level in 11 years, reflecting heightened expectations of better sales now and well into 2017. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Thursday jumped seven points to … Continue reading

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Consumer sentiment surges to 98 in early December based on surprise Presidential election

Consumer confidence surged in early December to 98.0, or just one-tenth of an Index point below the 2015 peak-which was the highest level since the start of 2004. The surge was largely due to consumers’ initial reactions to Trump’s surprise … Continue reading

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Wholesale inventories fell 0.4 percent in October while sales surged

  U.S. wholesale inventories fell 0.4 percent October amid a surge in sales, supporting views that inventory investment would provide a modest boost to economic growth in the fourth quarter. READ MORE

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Raleigh Wake HBA Installation

Platinum Sponsor PHWS is honored to be a sponsor at the Installation and Hall of Fame, next Thursday night at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

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Buyers may be about to flood the biggest part of the housing market

New homebuyers may be about to flood the US market for existing homes to lock in the lowest mortgage rates they can. In the past two weeks — since Donald Trump was elected president — mortgage rates jumped alongside other … Continue reading

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15 Things Realtors Want Builders to Know

From dirty model homes to pushy salespeople, here are the top blunders that real estate agents see builders make. By Jennifer Goodman Home buyers rely on real estate agents for information about their local market that they can’t get anywhere … Continue reading

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PHWS is excited to be the sponsor at the HBA Networking Night this Thursday.

“PHWS is excited to be the sponsor at the HBA Networking Night this Thursday. All Raleigh Wake members should come out for a great evening of bowling and games. Hope to see you there!”

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Wade Jurney Has No Plans to Slow Down

Deal with Century Communities is a good match, WJH CEO says. By Brian Croce WJH is selling a model of this home in Charlotte starting at $184,000.   As Wade Jurney Jr. continued to grow his company, Greensboro, N.C.–based Wade … Continue reading

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