New-Home Sales Drop, but That's Not the Big Picture

New home sales may have fallen between November and December 2012, but financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer takes a step back to look at the bigger picture, which reveals that many housing-market indicators are actually pointing toward improvement. In addition, with big money from companies like Blackstone (NYSE: BX  ) and Silver Bay Realty (NYSE: SBY  ) chasing returns in the single-family housing market, there may still be opportunity in that corner. Thus far, the housing market hasn't contributed much to the economy's recovery, but that could be changing. Check out the video below for Matt's full commentary on the subject. 

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  • Report this Comment On January 29, 2013, at 1:10 PM, karlspumpkin wrote:

    Probably because people aren't qulaifying for loans. Bad Credit. It is almost impossible to get a new loan without perfect credit. Now what you need a 780 fico? Make sure you keep your credit in good shape. If you have any negative items fix them ASAP. best to use a good and reputable company. A few out there but use the ones with the best reputation like Lexington Law. They have been in business over 20 years. 

  • Report this Comment On January 29, 2013, at 3:31 PM, jthisman wrote:

    You are so right.  at the end of the day credit is what drives everything without you are screwed. Don't want to mess around by a fly by night company. Seems like this company has been around forever and this is saying something.  

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