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How to Avoid Getting Sued When Selling Your Home

Selling your house can be stressful, especially if you want to sell it quickly. You may even be tempted not to reveal certain things about the house that may slow ...
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Texas Football Star Offers Home for $465,000

Houston defensive end J.J. Watt has been described as one of the better NFL players at his position, although his play recently has been the target of sports insult specialist Skip Bayless. ...
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August Existing Home Sales Dip 1%, Prices 5% Higher Than 2015

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in August fell 0.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.33 million ...
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FHFA Home Price Index Ticked Higher in July

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. home prices rose 0.5% year over year in July. Compared with July 2015, the inflation-adjusted home price has gained ...
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Lennar Moves to Acquire WCI Communities

Shares of WCI Communities Inc. (NYSE: WCIC) saw a handy gain after it was announced that Lennar Corp. (NYSE: LEN) would be acquiring the company. The transaction gives WCI a total ...
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Mortgage Fraud Risk Highest in Florida, New York, New Jersey

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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2016’s Top 20 Hottest ZIP Codes

All housing markets are not created equal. The old saw, "Location! Location! Location!" is no less true just because it's old. New data from researchers at Realtor.com has resulted in ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Higher Ahead of Fed Rate Decision

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 7.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Why Wedbush Sees Strong Upside for More Homebuilders

The housing market has been showing signs of renewed life over the past couple of years, but a lot of that life has been in rising prices for existing homes. ...
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August Housing Starts Drop 6%

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in August dipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.142 ...
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Lennar Beats Estimates, Ramps Up for First-Time Buyers

Lennar Corp. (NYSE: LEN) reported second-quarter fiscal 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. The homebuilder posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.01 on total revenues of $2.83 billion. In ...
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10 Cities Needing the Most New Single-Family Homes

While U.S. home prices have been on the rise for the past few years, that increase is due in part to a lack of inventory of houses for sale. This ...
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August Home Builder Confidence Soars

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for September jumped six points to 65. The reading was higher than the consensus forecast of 60 from a Bloomberg ...
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9 Cities Where Home Flippers Make $100,000 a House

Home flipping was risky, if not toxic, during the housing downturn. The ability to quickly buy and sell a home has become a more viable way to make money since ...
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Michael J. Fox Lists 72 Acre Connecticut Home for $4.25 Million

According to Realtor.com, its most visited listing this week is a home owned by actor Michael J. fox located in Sharon, Connecticut. 18 Knibloe Hill Road in Sharon has six bedrooms, four full ...
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