More Housing Markets Are Less Affordable

Eighteen percent of U.S. county housing markets were less affordable than their historically normal levels in Q2 2016, up from 5 percent of markets in the previous quarter but down from 20 percent of markets exceeding historically normal home affordability

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Existing Home Sale Pace At Nine Year High

Existing-home sales sprang ahead in May to their highest pace in almost a decade, while the uptick in demand this spring amidst lagging supply levels pushed the median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of

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The American Dream Is Alive, But What About The Starter Home?

Achieving the American Dream conventionally involved acquiring a starter home—purchasing a house for life led now, with the intention to trade up to a home that meets needs in the future. The Dream’s alive and well. Starter homes? Hardly. A

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Millennials Homebuyers Top Markets

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A flurry of financial obstacles and lifestyle choices are stalling the journey to homeownership for many young adults, but becoming a homeowner is currently more feasible in some less expensive metro areas with steady job growth and lower qualifying incomes

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No FED Rate Increase In June

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Following recent speculations that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in June, a weak May job report moved in to dash the chances. The likelihood of a rate hike shrunk down to a measly 4 percent, and experts are

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Millennials Are Changing The Game

Millennials are bucking trends, changing the landscape of America and sharply different from previous generations in many different ways. One of the most visible and consequential ways is through millennial homeownership numbers, according to experts on generational trends and homeownership.While

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Buyers and Sellers Alike Reap The Benefits Associated With Home Warranties

From providing homeowners with peace of mind to safeguarding buyers and sellers from the expense of covered system and appliance failures, home warranties are an integral piece of the puzzle as they make their way through one of the biggest

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U.S. Housing Market Back On Track

Many of the nation’s housing markets are getting back to normal heading into the spring homebuying season, according to the recently released Freddie Mac Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®).However, there are pockets of weakness, particularly in the Great Lakes Region and

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Affordable Housing – Minding The Gap

The Gap: The Affordable Housing Gap Analysis 2016, a report released recently by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), paints a bleak picture of the nation’s growing affordable housing crisis. The reports finds that there is a shortage of

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United States Real Estate Marketing Back On Track

Many of the nation’s housing markets are getting back to normal heading into the spring homebuying season, according to the recently released Freddie Mac Multi-Indicator Market Index® (MiMi®).However, there are pockets of weakness, particularly in the Great Lakes Region and

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