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Wind Damage From Hurricane Irma Could Affect Every Miami Property

In an assessment of possible wind and water damage from Hurricane Irma when it makes landfall in Florida, analysts at CoreLogic conclude that 2.2 million commercial and residential properties in ...
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Trump Property on St. Martin Likely Destroyed

As Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean over the past two days, the destruction it left in its wake on several small — and relatively poor — islands was nearly ...
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With 2.8 Million Homes, Florida Has Most At-Risk Properties of Any State

The state of Florida has more homes at risk for storm surge, 2.8 million, than any other state, according to information from property data provider CoreLogic, as Hurricane Irma bears ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Fall to 10-Month Lows

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 3.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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CoreLogic July Home Price Index Jumps Nearly 7%

Home prices rose 6.7% in July compared with the same month a year ago, according to research firm CoreLogic. That matches the year-over-year increase posted in June. The firm had ...
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7 Home Improvement Projects to Do Before Summer Ends

Once the Labor Day holiday weekend is past, most of us think that's the end of summer. Technically, though, you have a few more weeks until the equinox and, in ...
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Hurricane Harvey Residential Losses May Reach $37 Billion

As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey move inland, estimates of the amount of financial damaged it has caused continue to rise sharply. One research firm puts residential losses as high ...
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US LBM Gears Up for IPO

US LBM Holdings has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the ...
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The 10 Least (and Most) Healthy US Metro Housing Markets

The U.S. market for housing has improved since the collapse of 2007 to the degree that home prices continue rising to record levels in many areas while for-sale inventory remains ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dip to 9-Month Lows

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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June Home Prices Continue Steep Rise: Case-Shiller

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index rose to a seventh consecutive record high in June, rising 5.8% year over year to 192.60. The month-over-month percentage increase was 0.9%, ...
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Pay Your Mortgage Fast With These 4 Strategies

After you've made a down payment, paid for a home inspection and shelled out the various closing costs on a home purchase, your bank account will have taken a severe ...
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July Existing Home Sales, Available Inventory Tumble

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in July fell by 1.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.44 ...
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Where Americans Are Buying Houses

U.S. home affordability in the second quarter of this year was at its lowest level since the third quarter of 2008. The median national home price was $253,000 in the ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in July

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in July slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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