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Buying a House for 36% Off

The median price for a home sold in the United States in October was $199,500. The price of what is called a "distressed home" was $127,000, or 36% less, according ...
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Atlantic City, Miami Lead U.S. Foreclosures

Foreclosure filings in the United States dropped 9% in November, compared with October, and 1% compared with November 2013, according to data released Thursday by RealtyTrac. Atlantic City and Miami ...
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10 Most Affordable Neighborhoods With the Best Schools

For many homebuyers, the top consideration when searching for a place to live is where their children will go to school. As a result, consistently stellar schools often go hand-in-hand ...
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U.S. Cities With the Most Distressed Home Sales

Distressed home sales in the United States dropped 1% in September, compared with August, and 19% compared with September 2013, according to data released Tuesday by RealtyTrac. Short sales and ...
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US Foreclosures Rise in Third Quarter, Nevada and Florida Still Troubled

According to one of the leading research firms in the real estate industry, foreclosures rose in the third quarter: RealtyTrac released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for September and the ...
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America’s Most Polluted Housing Markets

When discussing human impact on the environment, the focus is often on the global and national levels. But the impact can also be a major problem at the local level, ...
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10 Cities Where Homebuyers Pay Cash

Nearly 38% of homes and condos purchased nationwide in the second quarter were all-cash transactions. While this was slightly lower than the previous quarter's three-year high of 42% of transactions, ...
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Florida’s Huge Foreclose Rate Grows as National Rate Jumps 7%

The foreclosure rate nationwide moved higher by 7% in August, but several states, led by Florida, had the worst of it. According to one of the nation's top real estate ...
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The 10 Most Affordable Housing Markets in America

Buying a home is likely the largest purchase most Americans will ever make. But while in some areas homeowners are more easily able to afford to buy, in others ...
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Average Home Price Hits $191,000

Depending on which real estate data analysts use, the housing market in America is either red hot or improvements have slowed considerably. Information from RealtyTrac supports the rapid improvement case. ...
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US Foreclosures Rise, Florida Remains in Trouble

Foreclosure activity in the United States rose by 2% in July, a move so small that it does not say much about the direction of the housing industry. The foreclosure ...
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Foreclosure Rates in Florida Remain Sky High

RealtyTrac's monthly report on foreclosures nationwide has primarily good news. New foreclosures in June were at the lowest level since July 2006, since "before the housing price bubble burst." The ...
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Eight Housing Markets at All-Time Highs

The U.S. real estate market has been on the mend for several years. While many Americans witnessed the values of their homes drop precipitously during the recession, markets have been ...
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The Most Popular Markets for Home Flipping

Even as home-flipping activity has generally declined in the past year, it continues to be quite widespread in parts of the country. In some counties, home flippers still buy large ...
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Ten Best Markets to Flip a House

While home flipping activity in the U.S. has declined over the past year, in many markets the practice is still quite popular and provides high returns. Home flippers generally buy ...
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