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March 10, 2023 | EPB Macro: The Real Reason Home Prices are Falling

Danielle Park

Portfolio Manager and President of Venable Park Investment Counsel ( Ms Park is a financial analyst, attorney, finance author and regular guest on North American media. She is also the author of the best-selling myth-busting book "Juggling Dynamite: An insider's wisdom on money management, markets and wealth that lasts," and a popular daily financial blog:

Well explained, as usual.

In this video, we discuss why most of the market was unable to predict the current 2023 housing crash and how this housing meltdown could continue to unfold into the rest of 2023. Here is a direct video link.

In January, the combination of a 15% price cut and lower mortgage rates caused an increase in affordability. In February and early March, mortgage rates surged back towards 7%.

Buyers immediately felt the sudden decline in affordability and pulled back, even with new homes marked down 15%.

Applications for new mortgages fell to the lowest level since 1995.

See charts at The real reason home prices have been falling.

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March 10th, 2023

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