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Andy Beth Miller is an experienced freelance editor and writer. Her main focus is travel writing, and when she is not typing away from her computer at her home in the Hawaiian Islands, she is regularly roaming the world as a digital nomad, and loving every minute of it. She has been published in myriad online and print magazines, is a fan of all things outdoors, and finds life (and all of its business, technological, and cultural facets) fascinating in their constant evolution. She is excited to spectate as the world changes, and have a job that allows her to bring a detailed account of those constant shifts to her readers at home and abroad.

Remote Work Boosts Black Renters’ Ability to Buy Homes

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According to a recent report published by Zillow, the recent rise in remote work, which has resulted from COVID-19, has affected the housing industry in interesting ways. Zillow data shows that among American renters, Black renters are 29% more likely ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Could Help Boost Urban Real Estate

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CNN Business recently posted a report covering the possibilities of how a COVID-19 vaccine could directly affect the real estate market. According to real estate and economy experts, the arrival of a vaccine could really begin to turn the market ...

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Will Suburban Migration Continue?

The arrival of the pandemic to America has caused numerous trends to appear in the housing industry, among which include increased demand for housing away from the big cities. A recent report posted by the National Association of Home Builders ...

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Homeownership’s Essential Ties to Wealth-Building

A recent report from the experts at First American reveals the link between homeownership and wealth. The report specifically states that homeownership is a great way to build one’s wealth. Economists have long studied homeownership’s links to wealth, and have ...

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Zeta Intensifies ‘Record-Breaking’ Hurricane Season

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Analysts at CoreLogic, a property data collection company, revealed the ramifications of Hurricane Zeta. Specifically, the report highlighted the residential and commercial wind and storm surge loss estimates that resulted from the storm’s aftermath.  According to CoreLogic’s data, for Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, the insured wind losses ...

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Housing Activity Heats Up as Weather Cools

According to research by BuildFax, the housing market is heating up, just as temperatures are starting to cool. With Autumn’s approach, BuildFax points to America’s overall housing activity humming along, growing at a steady pace as we say goodbye to ...

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Why Credit Scores Are Rising Amid National Crisis

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The average FICO credit score hit a record high of 711 this past July. This uptick to the score may come as a shock, especially since it has taken place several months “knee deep” amid a global pandemic, FICO representatives ...

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Is COVID-19 Really Causing Migration to Suburbs?

Reports that COVID-19 is causing a migration from urban centers to suburbs abound, but are those stories entirely accurate? First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming recently revealed his insights regarding those rumors about pandemic-driven migration in America. Specifically, Fleming weighed ...

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