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Philadelphia, West Palm Beach Top Metro Areas for Cash Home Sales

In March of 2015, cash sales comprised 34.6% of all home sales, down from 39.0% in March of 2014, which marked the 27th consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales fell ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rates at 6-Month Highs

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week increase of 8.4% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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Foreclosed home

Florida, Michigan, Texas Lead in Home Foreclosures

In the month of April, 40,000 U.S. home foreclosures were completed, down 1.1% month over month and down 19.8% from a total of 50,000 in April 2014, according CoreLogic. The ...
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New home

10 Hidden Things That Can Kill Your Home Sale

Homeowners and real estate agents know how to attract buyers and ensure a successful sale: improve curb appeal, paint, declutter and ask a reasonable market price. While these are easy ...
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Housing Patterns

Michigan, Florida, Illinois Lead Nation in Distressed Home Sales

U.S. sales of distressed homes totaled 12.1% of all homes sold in March of this year according to data from CoreLogic Inc. (NASDAQ: CLGX) and published on the company’s blog. ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rates Slipped Lower Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 7.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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home prices

Home Prices Rise Fastest in South Carolina and Colorado

Home prices in the United States rose for the 38th consecutive month in April, and the monthly increase ticked up at a higher rate. Compared with April of 2014, home ...
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luxury mansion

Toll Brothers Profits Rise as Home Prices Climb

Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The luxury homebuilder reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.37 on revenues of $852.6 ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rates Rise for 4th Consecutive Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 1.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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townhomes

San Francisco, Denver, Dallas Post Largest Gains on Case-Shiller Index

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, March house prices increased year-over-year. The largest year-over-year gains came in San Francisco (10.3%), Denver (10.0%) and Dallas ...
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Detroit Still Offers $1,000 Houses

While there is little or no sign of the success of Detroit's program to sell homes for as little as $1,000, the opportunity continues. The Detroit Land Bank Authority may claim the ...
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Florida Tops List of Most Foreclosures

Homeowners in Florida suffered more than those of any other state when the housing bubble collapsed. The aftershocks have not entirely gone away. Florida had a higher foreclosure rate than any ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rates Rise for Third Straight Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 1.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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home building

Homebuilder Confidence Weakens on Soft Sales; Outlook Improves

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for May decreased from a prior reading of 56 in April to 54. The reading came in below a ...
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Townhouses

Detroit, Miami Metro Areas Lead in Cash Home Sales

In February of 2015, cash sales comprised 37.9% of all home sales, down from 40.6% in February of 2014 and marking the 26th consecutive monthly year-over-year decline. Cash sales fell ...
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