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Legacy Housing Gears Up for IPO

Legacy Housing has filed an 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 filing, but ...
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How DR Horton Earnings Reflect Today’s Home Market

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) reported fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results before markets opened Thursday. The homebuilder reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.22 on revenues of ...
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Mortgage Applications Hit 4-Year Low as Interest Rates Climb

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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CoreLogic September Home Price Index Maintains Slowing Growth Pace

U.S. home prices rose 5.6% in September 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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Mortgage Applications Slide, Interest Rate Moves Mixed

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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August Home Price Increase Dips to 20-Month Low

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index rose 5.8% year over year in August to a non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) index of 205.81. That's 0.2 percentage points higher than the ...
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Down Payments on a Home Are Dropping

Perhaps the highest hurdle for first-time home buyers has always been scraping together the down payment. A 20% down payment on a $250,000 home comes to $50,000, not an easy ...
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September Pending Home Sales Inch Higher After 8 Months of Decline

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Thursday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for the month of September. The pending home sales index rose by 0.5% ...
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September New Home Sales Plummet, Prices Remain Nearly Flat

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in September decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Mortgage Applications Pick Up as Interest Rates Climb Higher

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 4.9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Why Staying in Your Starter Home May Be a Good Idea

For most home buyers, the plan is never just "one and done." For home builders and sellers, move-up home buyers are an important, perhaps the most important, part of their ...
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September Existing Home Sales Plummet 4%

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported Friday morning that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in September fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 ...
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Mortgage Fraud Risk Rises for Eighth Straight Quarter

The national mortgage application fraud risk index rose from 149 to 151 quarter over quarter in the third quarter of 2018, according to researchers at CoreLogic. In the third quarter ...
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September Housing Starts Well Below Expectations

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that new housing starts in September fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.201 ...
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Mortgage Applications Tumble as Interest Rates Continue Climbing

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decline of 7.1% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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