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April Housing Starts Jump 6.6%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in April jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.172 ...
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May Homebuilder Confidence Unchanged

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for May remained unchanged from April's reading of 58. The reading was lower than the consensus forecast of 59 ...
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Florida House Hits Market For $195 Million

The average price for a house in Manalapan, Florida, is $255,000. It's pretty safe to say that a house selling for $195 million is not an average house. In fact, ...
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Former Louisiana Brothel Hits Market for $305,000

The home seems attractive enough for potential buyers of century-old homes in rural Louisiana. The house was built in 1876, has two stories with a front porch on each. It ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates at 3-Year Low

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week increase of 0.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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March Foreclosure Inventories Highest in New Jersey, New York, Hawaii

In the month of March, 36,000 U.S. home foreclosures were completed, up 9.3% month over month and down 14.9% from a total of 42,000 in March 2015, according to CoreLogic. ...
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The Best Places to Flip a House

Buying a house, renovating it and reselling it as quickly as possible is the wordier way of saying flipping. In the time leading up to the housing market collapse that ...
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Los Angeles Home Priced at $150 Million

The most searched home on Realtor.com last week may be the most expensive in the United States. It is an L.A. mansion on the market for $150 million. How can ...
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10 Best Cities for Working Mothers

In advance of Mother's Day, the media have released dozens of articles about what gifts to buy, what flowers to deliver, what restaurants to eat in and how to please ...
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Mortgage Fraud Risk Highest in Miami

Based on the latest data from CoreLogic's mortgage fraud risk index, mortgage lenders in the Miami metropolitan area face the highest risk for attempts to commit fraud. The index is ...
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Maryland Distressed Home Sales Hit 20%

U.S. sales of distressed homes totaled 11.1% of all homes sold in February of 2016, according to data published Thursday by CoreLogic. The total represents a 2.9 percentage point drop ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rose, Applications Fell Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 3.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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March Home Prices Rise Most in Washington, Colorado, Oregon

Home prices in the United States rose for the 49th consecutive month in March. Compared with March of 2015, home prices rose 6.7%, including the sales of distressed properties. The ...
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New Construction Spending Up Slightly in March

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday morning that construction spending in March rose by 0.3% to an estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.137.5 trillion from the downwardly revised estimate of ...
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The Most Expensive Homes in Every Major City

The median home price in the U.S. for existing homes is $188,900 according to the National Association of Realtors. The wealthiest Americans likely never see homes with prices so low. They ...
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