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Lower Loan Rates Boost Applications for New Mortgages

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 1.6% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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March Homebuilder Confidence Stalls

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for March remained unchanged month over month at 62. The February index had gained four points month over month, ...
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This Small Town Used to Be the Fourth Largest City in America

Several of America's largest cities today were also the largest cities in the United States before it became the United States in 1789. However, a town that barely qualifies as ...
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January New Home Sales Tumble, Prices Dip

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that sales of new homes in January decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Slide Sending New Applications Higher

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 2.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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CoreLogic January Home Price Index Maintains Slow Growth Path

U.S. home prices rose 4.4% in January compared with the same month a year ago, according to data from CoreLogic released Tuesday in the research firm's Home Price Insights monthly ...
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Almost 20% Of Community College Students In This State Are Homeless

Community colleges are two-year education institutions meant to provide affordable degrees for people who have usually graduated high school but have not enrolled in schools which can give them a ...
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January Housing, Single-Family Starts Burst Out of the Gate

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Friday morning that new housing starts in January rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 ...
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US Homeowner Equity Up by $678 Billion in Past 12 Months

Compared to the fourth quarter of 2017, U.S. homeowner equity in the fourth quarter of 2018 rose by $678.4 billion, up 8.1% year over year and up $5.5 trillion in ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rise, New Applications Dip

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.5% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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December New Home Sales, Prices, Inventory Rise

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in December increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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A Detroit House Offered At $9,500

Detroit is still plagued by blighted neighborhoods, a sky-high poverty rate, and crime infested areas. That is among the reasons some houses in the city sell for well below the ...
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8 Cities Where Home Prices Have Stopped Rising

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index rose 4.7% year over year in December to a non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) index of 205.35. That's 0.4 percentage points less than the ...
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How Much You Need to Earn to Buy a Home in 50 Largest US Cities

The partial federal government shutdown in December and January has delayed publication of what most economists consider the "official" data on any number of U.S. economic categories. One is new ...
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5 Strong Reasons People Should Sell Their Homes This Year

There are two primary schools of thought about the residential housing market in 2019. The first is that there will be a recession. While not as deep as the last ...
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