Housing

Mortgage Loan Rates Mostly Higher as Applications Decline 10%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 9.7% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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August Housing Starts Continue Growing

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in August fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.18 ...
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5 Things Your Real Estate Agent Wants You to Know About Buying a House

If you are looking to buy your first house, there are approximately a million things you will have to deal with that may be new to you. Fortunately, a good ...
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5 Companies That Stand to Win Big This Hurricane Season

Just a few weeks ago, Hurricane Harvey rocked the Texas coast and the rebuilding is underway. It’s currently estimated that the flood damage and destruction to the overall infrastructure of ...
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How Harvey and Irma Have Ruined Texas and Florida Real Estate

The combined damage of hurricanes Harvey and Irma has been pegged above $100 billion, which makes them among the most expensive disasters in American history. Most of the damage was ...
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Reba McEntire’s Former Home on Market for $2.95 Million

Country singer Reba McEntire's mansion at 175 Cherokee Dock Road, Lebanon, Tennessee, was sold in 2016 by her and her former husband, Narvel Blackstock. The new owner has put the ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Remain Low as Hurricanes Hamper Applications

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 9.9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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CoreLogic July Home Price Index Rises Nearly 7%

Home prices rose 6.7% in July compared with the same month a year ago, according to research firm CoreLogic. The firm had previously forecast a rise of 5.2%, more in ...
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Mortgage Delinquencies Reach 10-Year Low

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell from 5.3% in June 2016 to 4.5% in June 2017. The foreclosure inventory rate ...
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Why Jefferies Sees 5 Big Winners From This Hurricane Season

Hurricane Harvey rocked the Texas coast just a few weeks ago and won’t soon be forgotten. The flood damage and destruction to the overall infrastructure of Houston and the surrounding ...
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10 US Housing Markets Where Prices Have Recovered Most

Home prices nationally in the United States currently average 4.3% above their peaks in 2006 and nearly 44% above their valleys in 2012. As with all averages, though, there is ...
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10 US Housing Markets Where Prices Have Recovered Least

U.S. home prices hit a peak in the summer of 2006 and sank to a trough in the first quarter of 2012. According to the Case-Shiller home price index, home ...
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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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