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That is sending mixed signals on whether this housing market of ours is really on the mend our next guest says he actually sees positive signs and that we're beginning to see stages of recovery.
Yeah joining hasn't Indiana really in an exclusive interview is but says he and chief operating officer for Caldwell banker real estate.
Seller's market time -- will they can't sell their homes to save on Motorola's -- -- well.
I mean real estate of color all local level we talk about the early stages of -- housing recovery it's simply is indicative of the fact that -- experiencing different levels of performance around the country.
But what is really interesting and we've seen over the last thirty or sixty days.
Is that there has been a -- flipped and it's amazing how quickly it's occurred.
In several markets around the country were because of increasing demand and declining inventory it has really moved to.
-- -- -- -- And you say have a lot of rating and -- is interest thing that there's a lot of in the do you know a lot of foreclosures.
And and lot of investors with cash in hand a snapping these up.
Pushing the first time homebuyers that thought maybe get a good -- on these full closure is into the normal mainstream housing sector and that is helping is that right.
That is correct there's been a competition among moderate price levels particularly for the distressed assets Durbin fewer homes entering the market -- -- -- It is forced him in the traditional channel that has stimulated -- the move up market which allows the next level.
Of homeowner to be able to move on with their lives and make their next decisions with regard.
But what about that you know that.
Inability to get mortgages these days that.
Rules and regulations surrounding the purchases of foreclosures and short -- -- those take forever -- administrative paperwork is in nightmare.
What about all that that side of the story.
Well mortgages are available we know for borrowers who were highly qualified and -- document -- income.
Interest rates were at incredibly low levels right now however it is tougher to get a mortgage than it was before and appraisals are periodically a challenge.
That is one of the reasons to when you mention about the challenges was short sales in the process many people are electing because of those delays.
It to move into the traditional market again because the bodies have dropped so substantially in those markets that the disparity between the two has been reduced -- -- also a huge increase in.
Rental market as well which is an opportunity for the you know multiple -- Buyers and and that the building of those -- -- -- goes hand in hand.
But more people renting is not necessarily -- good thing for the housing market that was at.
Well but I think it's -- natural when you consider we've been through the last few years there's there's always a population of individuals for whom rating simply makes sense however what we find is that.
There still is the desire to own property and what is interesting at this point is because of the kind of release of pent up demand and the reversal of household formation which is gone from a low of under 400000 up to.
Projections this year one for one point human -- what we're gonna -- in the next few months.
Is both buyers home buyers and home renters actually increase of the same time.
Then -- then you have to see them with a mortgage industry loosen up a little bit because even for those with pristine credit.
It is still very difficult unless of -- -- willingly give up like your first born child in your dog you can't get a mortgage even with the everything.
Perfect unquestionably the pendulum has swung far to.
The other direction right and so what we're finding is that -- -- are in fact recently published a study which suggested if credit scores had retain.
Their previous levels we would probably have a demand of fifteen to 20% more.
In -- -- right now for homebuyers and as an industry of course we're watching very carefully decisions that are being made on Capitol Hill with regard to.
Crying my mortgages there qualified residential mortgages this -- -- -- which.
Critical what's going to be happening ahead.
And I think take away at least are seeing some good news fags thank you very absolutely yeah Neela Caldwell banker yeah and look at anything that this anything good come Olympic demo -- I have three kids I'm willing at this point to give up on some markets to help the dog I'm.
I'm back to tracking this story.
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