Jacksonville Real Estate Market

Jacksonville, Florida

Private mortgage insurers back in black post-crash

Leveled by the housing crash, the private mortgage insurance industry is returning to profitability.

Big Banks Bet on Jumbo Mortgages Again

Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Now that is beginning to change.

Reverse Mortgages Backfiring on Seniors

Reverse mortgages are backfiring for many seniors who needed cash during the housing crash.

More Jobs in Housing, but Workers Aren’t Returning

During the housing crash construction workers left the business in droves, and many are not coming back.

Home Prices Soar on Short Supply, Investor Demand

Both new and existing homes are showing the strongest price gains since the housing crash.

New Nightmare for Home Builders: Not Enough Skilled Workers

During the housing crash, two million construction workers left the field, many of them never to return.

To Stem Losses, FHA Mortgages Get More Expensive

The federal agency that some credit with saving the housing market during the worst of the recent crash, may now be in need of taxpayer help itself.

To Stem Losses, FHA Mortgages Get More Expensive

The federal agency that some credit with saving the housing market during the worst of the recent crash, may now be in need of taxpayer help itself.

Builders Warn on Housing

The homebuilders are rising from the ashes, after overbuilding and a credit crash sent sales and construction to levels not seen economists began counting all those numbers; they are rising, but not necessarily thriving.

Why Today’s Housing Report Spooked Investors So Much

We know we’re coming off the bottom of the housing crash, but over the summer it felt to some like we were rocketing off the bottom. Now, not so much.

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