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Entire town of Swett, South Dakota for sale...

Jun 30, 2014No Comments610 Views

(Housing News) Swett, South Dakota is a tiny town that you can own for the low price of $400k, but what all does it come with besides ultimate power and an ego trip?

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Are we about to have another housing bubble...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments4494 Views

After the housing market completely crashed, many of us remain braced for the next shoe to fall, but should we be freaked out or relaxed? Let's look at the data.

pending home sales

Pending home sales picking up, still down f...

Apr 28, 20141 Comment3486 Views

(Housing News) According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales have improved, calling the gain inevitable.

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Top 10 most rapidly recovering housing mark...

Apr 07, 20144 Comments11657 Views

(Housing News) Housing is recovering in America at an uneven pace, with these 10 large and 10 small cities recovering at a very rapid pace.

vacation homes

Investment purchases fell 8.5%, vacation ho...

Apr 02, 20142 Comments1938 Views

(Housing News) Real estate investment purchases declined last year, nearly half of which were distressed. Vacation home purchases dipped 29.7% in the same period.

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Buying a home at tax sale may not be such a...

Apr 02, 20144 Comments5573 Views

(Housing News) It has become a popular notion that a home bought at a tax sale is a steal, but it is not so black and white - let's dig deeper into the advantages and disadvantages.

HAR.com homes and realtors

HAR to launch a Texas-wide real estate sear...

Mar 25, 20148 Comments2689 Views

(Housing News) HAR is well known for shaking things up in the real estate industry, and now they're asking brokers across the entire state to send them listings for a new state-wide real estate search site.

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Zillow launches Mortgage Pre-Approval tool:...

Mar 19, 20141 Comment3806 Views

(Housing News) Zillow has launched a new pre-approval tool which claims to be the first of its kind. How does this benefit the entire industry, including competitors?

home buyers

NAR stats: home buyer, seller habits depend...

Mar 11, 20142 Comments135 Views

(Housing News) NAR has released new data that reveals a great deal about the generational differences in home buyers and sellers.

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Minority home buyers tend to be younger, an...

Mar 10, 20144 Comments127 Views

(Housing News) According to the NAHB, home buyer preferences vary according to their ethnicity; builders and agents can better serve clients by understanding their needs.

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Most popular features in new homes in 2014

Feb 27, 20141 Comment10364 Views

(Housing News) New home builders are likely to feature high ceilings and granite countertops, but media rooms are getting the axe.

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Average size of new homes purchased jumps 1...

Feb 27, 20143 Comments139 Views

(Housing News) As qualifying for a mortgage remains difficult, new homes being purchased are increasingly large, with many more 4+ bedroom homes flying off of the shelves.