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Author Archives: Seth Welborn

Seth Welborn is a contributing writer for DS News. He is a Harding University graduate with a degree in English and a minor in writing, and has studied abroad in Athens, Greece. An East Texas native, he also works part-time as a photographer.

Where Are Homebuyers Headed?

While some areas are seeing an influx of new residents and potential buyers, others are not so lucky. See where people are moving to, and where they're moving out.

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The Inventory Barrier

Low inventory continues to price potential buyers out of the market. However, despite a year-over-year low in contract signings, many are still trying to buy.

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Location, Location, Location: Best Cities for Real Estate Agents

In real estate sales, location is everything, not just for buyers, but for agents as well. We examine the best cities for real estate agents are, and how theese agents can remain competitive in a shifting world.

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Is Homeownership Becoming Less Stressful?

Homeownership is less stressful than ever. Homeowners are feeling the effects of lower costs of ownership and the sense of accomplishment of owning a home, despite the stress that always come along with homeownership.

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The Changing Demographics of Homebuyers

Over the last few decades, women have found the independence and buying power to lead the homebuying charge as homebuyer demographics see a rapid change.

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Generation Gaps

Millennials are moving to urban areas, but where are the older buyers going? See how demographics are impacting growth in popular cities.

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College Students Plagued by ‘Housing Insecurity’

Student debt is becoming a fact of life. However, in addition to debt form tuition and loans, many students are facing homelessness and less-tha-ideal living conditions as they struggle to pay their rent, mortgages, and utilities.

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Millennials vs. Interest Rates

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Even with interest rates going up, millennials are still taking out loans for new homes, according to Ellie Mae. The Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker found that 83 percent of mortgage loans made to millennial buyers were for new home purchases, ...

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Single-Family Rentals on the Rise

Single family rentals are on the rise as more renters look for more space. With renters looking to move from apartments to houses, the path to homeownership grows shorter.

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Exploring the Effects of Bankruptcy on Borrowers

While some may see bankruptcy as the end of their credit, studies show that this isn’t the case. Some borrowers can rebuild their credit and take out loans and mortgages in as little as a year following bankruptcy.

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