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House-Flipping Hot Spots

home flipping

Even in a tough seller's market, there's money to be made in flipping houses. A new report looks at where renovation dollars provide the best ROI.

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Freddie Mac Announces Q2 Results

Freddie Mac

On Tuesday, the GSE provided an update on how it fared during 2018’s second quarter, spotlighting “strong business revenues” and a “favorable litigation judgment.” Click through to learn all the details.

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Which Cities Have Homeowners Struggling to Save?

A joint study by PropertyShark and RENTCafé on discretionary income took data from residents in the top 50 largest cities to determine the locales where the locals can live more lucratively. Taking median household income, home prices, and cost of ...

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Delinquencies and Home Equity

home prices

The Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center released its monthly chartbook, revealing an expanding housing market with rising equity, a low share of adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), and a continuing rise in the presence of nonbank mortgage loan originators. Growing household ...

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Michigan Residents Get Foreclosure Relief

The Great Lake State’s housing market is feeling the smoother seas of change this month, with two major programs aimed at housing affordability taking off in its two most populous cities. From a lawsuit resulting in major foreclosure forgiveness in ...

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Rising Home Values Reaching Pre-Recession Peak

For seven out of the 35 largest U.S. housing markets, home values have finally regained the value they lost during the recession, according to the latest market research by Zillow. More than 95 percent of surveyed homes are worth more ...

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LoanCare Rating ‘Reaffirmed and Maintained’

LoanCare, a ServiceLink company, has announced that its rating has been reaffirmed and maintained as Above Average, both as a residential mortgage primary servicer and as a residential special servicer, from S&P Global. According to their press release, the outlook ...

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Stern & Eisenberg Expands to New States

Stern & Eisenberg has announced the firm’s expansion into Tennessee and Alabama. With this expansion, Stern & Eisenberg now operates in twelve states and the District of Columbia. The firm’s other states of service are New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, ...

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