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June Sales of Existing Home Fall Short of Estimates

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing-home sales in June dipped 1.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.27 million from ...
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The World’s 2 Most Expensive Countries Are Islands

The most expensive countries in the world, according to new cost-of-living indices, are both places where the (expensive) living is easy: The Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and the British ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates on the Rise Again

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 1.1% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Rising Home Prices Keep Foreclosure Rates at Multi-Decade Lows

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell to 3.6% in April, its lowest level in more than 20 years. Month over ...
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Average US Rent Rose 2.6% in First Half of 2019

The national average cost of renting an apartment rose to $1,465 a month over the first six months of 2019, a jump of 2.6% ($37) since January and up more ...
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Selling Your House May Cost You a Lot More Than You Think

While a lot of pixels are burned giving home buyers advice on what to look for, how to negotiate and what to do when you lose out to a higher ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Mixed, New Applications Down in Holiday Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 2.4% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Post Mixed Moves, New Applications Flat

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of just 0.1% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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Will Home Prices Hit All-Time Highs?

In the first quarter of 2019, 1,002 renters and homeowners were surveyed by CoreLogic, together with RTi Research. This study acts as a quarterly pulse of U.S. housing market dynamics. ...
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The Median Home Value In This State Is Over $600,000–The Most Expensive In America

The median American home value is $217,600, or 3.6 times the median annual household income of $60,336. Nationwide, real estate values vary considerably across the country, and in some states, ...
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4 Homebuilder Stocks Could Surge From Higher Home Sales

Each month Wedbush publishes its Top 25 report which looks at home sales, home listings, and median sales prices as published by local Realtors' Associations. Because homebuilder pricing power is ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Fall to 2-Year Low, Mortgage Applications Rise Only Slightly

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 1.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Harvard Study: Housing Construction Barely Matching Demand

The Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University on Tuesday released its 2019 report on the State of the Nation's Housing. While household formation has returned to pre-crash ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in May 

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in May decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Can A Purple House On The Market In Ohio Sell?

There is a purple house for sale in Perry, Ohio. It is priced at only $149,528. One reason for that is the house is small. Another may be the odd ...
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