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Price Expectations and the U.S. Housing Boom

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Source: Price Expectations and the U.S. Housing Boom

Volume/Issue: 2015/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pascal Towbin , and Sebastian Weber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513596235

Keywords: Housing Market, House Price Expectations, Speculation, Housing Boom, VAR

Between 1996 and 2006 the U.S. has experienced an unprecedented boom in house prices. As it has proven to be difficult to explain the large price increase by observable fundamentals, many observers have emphasized...

Gauging Housing Supply in Canada

Gauging Housing Supply in Canada »

Source: Gauging Housing Supply in Canada : A Stock Approach

Volume/Issue: 2015/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Julien Reynaud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513577784

Keywords: Real Estate, household, housing stock, housing units, construction, Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses, Housing Demand, Housing Supply and Markets,

This paper estimates Canada's housing stock to gauge the supply-side component of the recent exuberance in the Canadian housing sector. The paper adds to the current related literature by focusing on housing units...

Do Loan-To-Value and Debt-To-Income Limits Work? Evidence From Korea

Do Loan-To-Value and Debt-To-Income Limits Work? Evidence From Korea »

Source: Do Loan-To-Value and Debt-To-Income Limits Work? Evidence From Korea

Volume/Issue: 2011/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Heedon Kang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463927837

Keywords: housing markets, mortgage, macroprudential regulation, real estate, housing finance, mortgage market, mortgage loan

With another real estate boom-bust bringing woes to the world economy, a quest for a better policy toolkit to deal with these boom-busts has begun. Macroprudential measures could be in such a toolkit. Yet, we know...

Housing Price and Household Debt Interactions in Sweden

Housing Price and Household Debt Interactions in Sweden »

Source: Housing Price and Household Debt Interactions in Sweden

Volume/Issue: 2015/276

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rima Turk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 December 2015

ISBN: 9781513586205

Keywords: Housing market, Household debt, Collateral, prices, debt, supply, variables, income, Housing Demand, Sweden.,

Sweden is experiencing double-digit housing price gains alongside rising household debt. A common interpretation is that mortgage lending boosted by expansionary monetary policy is driving up house prices. But theo...

Global Housing Cycles

Global Housing Cycles »

Source: Global Housing Cycles

Volume/Issue: 2012/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Deniz Igan , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505672

Keywords: Housing Cycles, Mortgage Markets, mortgage, real estate, housing markets, housing finance, foreclosure, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: General,

Housing cycles and their impact on the financial system and the macroeconomy have become the center of attention following the global financial crisis. This paper documents the characteristics of housing cycles in...

Mortgage Market Development, Savings, and Growth

Mortgage Market Development, Savings, and Growth »

Source: Mortgage Market Development, Savings, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2001/36

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Xiaowei Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451845457

Keywords: Mortgage, Growth, liquidity constraints, mortgage markets, housing finance, mortgage market,

Jappelli and Pagano (1994) argues that tightening the borrowing constraints in the mortgage markets promotes savings. Employing a six-period overlapping generations model with endogenous growth and a method of simu...

House Price Developments in Europe

House Price Developments in Europe »

Source: House Price Developments in Europe : A Comparison

Volume/Issue: 2008/211

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Hilbers , Angana Banerji , Haiyan Shi , and Alexander Hoffmaister

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451870695

Keywords: Housing markets, mortgage, mortgage interest, property tax, home ownership,

House prices in Europe have shown diverging trends, and this paper seeks to explain these differences by analyzing three groups of countries: the "fast lane", the average performers, and the slow movers. Price move...

The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth

The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth »

Source: The Role of Affordable Mortgages in Improving Living Standards and Stimulating Growth : A Survey of Selected Mena Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/17

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Nothaft , and S. Erbas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451843545

Keywords: housing supply, mortgage finance availability, growth, mortgage, mortgage markets, housing construction, home mortgage, housing finance, Housing Supply and Markets, Finance in Urban and Rural Economies

This paper argues that making affordable home mortgage loans available to a large cross section of the population will serve both the redistributive and growth-enhancing objectives of poverty reduction policies. Th...

Is the Canadian Housing Market Overvalued? A Post-crisis Assessment1

Is the Canadian Housing Market Overvalued? A Post-crisis Assessment1 »

Source: Is the Canadian Housing Market Overvalued? A Post-crisis Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/235

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Evridiki Tsounta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2009

ISBN: 9781451873825

Keywords: House prices, overvaluation, mortgage, mortgages, mortgage credit, mortgage debt, Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics: Housing Demand, Housing Supply and Markets,

Canadian house prices have increased significantly between 2003 and early 2008, with a marked downward trend since mid-2008, especially in the resource-rich western provinces. This paper estimates the evolution of...

The Housing Cycle in Emerging Middle Eastern Economies and its Macroeconomic Policy Implications

The Housing Cycle in Emerging Middle Eastern Economies and its Macroeconomic Policy Implications »

Source: The Housing Cycle in Emerging Middle Eastern Economies and its Macroeconomic Policy Implications

Volume/Issue: 2009/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Samya Beidas-Strom , Weicheng Lian , and Ashwaq Maseeh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451874334

Keywords: Housing finance, mortgage market, housing and rental price dynamics and bubbles, panel data analysis, mortgage, real estate, mortgage markets,

This paper examines housing finance and housing price dynamics in selected emerging Middle Eastern economies over the past two decades. It finds that (i) mortgage markets have experienced rapid development, which h...