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Top 10 most rapidly recovering housing mark...

Apr 07, 20143 Comments5568 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.

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Investment purchases fell 8.5%, vacation ho...

Apr 02, 20141 Comment2576 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, 20142 Comments2401 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.

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

Mar 25, 20148 Comments1145 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.


Zillow launches Mortgage Pre-Approval tool:...

Mar 19, 20141 Comment2506 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?

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

Mar 11, 2014No Comments2673 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 Comments2391 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.


Most popular features in new homes in 2014

Feb 27, 20141 Comment8035 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, 20142 Comments2365 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.

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Home prices stagnate, but is housing in any...

Feb 25, 20141 Comment1803 Views

(Housing News) Home prices fall again very slightly, but does this spell a rough winter or a long term problem? Two economists weigh in.


Existing home sales take a dive, world does...

Feb 21, 20142 Comments2458 Views

(Housing News) Existing home sales dipped in January, and prices continue to climb, bringing a mixed bag of news. But what is to blame? Inventory? Weather? Prices? Let's take a look.


Housing affordability showing signs of stab...

Feb 20, 2014No Comments1810 Views

(Housing News) Housing affordability improved very slightly in the fourth quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).