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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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Tracking the Week’s Forbearance Activity

GSE loans

After last week’s news regarding the significant drop in forbearance volumes, the market saw an uptick of 19,000 loans this week. Black Knight’s McDash Flash Forbearance Tracker shows that though volumes increased week-over-week, there is still reason to be optimistic ...

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The Housing Market’s ‘Remarkable Comeback’

Freddie Mac

Even as businesses begin to reopen, the unemployment rate remains a cause for concern among economists. That makes for much fiscal uncertainty. But despite weakness in the labor market, the housing sector remains robust—it has been reported over the past ...

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Wildfire Impact on California’s Housing Market

In areas like Napa and Sonoma Counties, competition for housing has increased exponentially. It's one result of devastating wildfires that have cut a swath through many parts of California, according to Realtor.com. Those who lost their homes need to plant ...

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COVID-19 Could Be Causing a ‘She-session’

According to a Zillow report, working women are being far more negatively affected by the recent recession resulting from the pandemic. In fact, the disproportion between men and women as they face housing impacts due to unemployment, housing tenure, and ...

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