· Catfish’ Recovery Out-Swims Case-Shiller [1]RISMedia, June 8, 2011-New listing prices, which lead transactions by three to six months, are already up 8.7 percentage points over the March trough, an indication that sellers are pricing more confidently, says Scott Sambucci, vice president of market analytics for Altos Research in a Webcast for customers.

A shout out to Rick Sharga for working in our "Catfish Recovery" meme into his recent presentation. From HousingWire: "We’re looking at a catfish recovery," he told attendees at the Asian Real Estate Association of America conference in San Francisco Friday, saying the market will bump along the bottom for some time be

Fed report finds no wrongful foreclosures by banks, consumer advocates slam methodology Foreclosure Review Report Shows That the OCC Continues to Bury Wall Street’s Bodies. But while victims of wrongful foreclosures are frequently too small to find justice, the banks perpetuating the crimes against them remain far too big to be held accountable.. The OCC and the Fed allowed.

Historically, the normal housing market is volatile, and finding the inflection points for when prices bottom or surface at the ZIP code level is essential for netting a profit when it comes time.

It’s the Catfish Recovery. Catfish spend their time moving slowly at the bottom of lakes and rivers bobbing up and down from place to place without a clear direction. Expect prices over the long term to hit a bottom, rise a bit, sink back down, rise again-a pattern we expect with the housing market for several years.

Signs point to another good year for the housing market, although the recovery most likely won’t clock the same breakneck speed as last year. Here are 5 predictions, made by experts in the field, to.

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New York AG to sue Wells Fargo and Bank of America NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced his intention to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for repeatedly violating the terms of the National Mortgage Settlement. Signed in 2012, the Settlement required the five largest mortgage servicing banks in the United States to improve their customer service practices by complying with new mortgage servicing rules, known as the Servicing Standards.