Barclays analyst sees housing rebound coming in 2012

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"It has become increasingly apparent to us that the pieces for a housing rebound next year are beginning to fall into place," declared Barclays Capital analyst Stephen Kim in a recent note to.

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Barclays Capital analyst Stephen Kim predicts a housing recovery buoyed by improving jobs numbers and the fact prices for nondistressed homes will have stabilized without government support. "In the absence of a government homebuyer incentives, prices for non-distressed home sales have stabilized for almost a year," Kim said.

. for housing purchases that would spark a rapid rise in housing starts," said Stephen Kim, an analyst with Barclays, in a note to clients. In addition to what Kim sees as a big rebound in building,

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 · New home sales are expected to total 400,000 this year (up 7% from 2009) before increasing to 465,000 in 2011 and 545,000 in 2012.