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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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The Week Ahead: Reflecting on Q2 and the Market

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At 9 a.m. ET, Tuesday, July 31, Freddie Mac will release its Q2 2018 earnings via conference call and webcast, led by CEO Don Layton. The call will be accessible on Freddie Mac's website, as well as a press release and ...

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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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Is The Financial Benefit of Homeownership Shrinking?

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Homeownership makes more financial sense than renting overall, but the savings are shrinking in the 100 largest metros, according to a report. See what it found on how owning a home compares to renting one.

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The Figures Behind Judicial State Foreclosures

The number of foreclosures have decreased back to pre-crisis levels nationally as of April, according to the latest data from CoreLogic. More homeowners are remaining current on their mortgage payments thanks to factors such as unemployment rates at an 18-year ...

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Homeownership Gets a Boost from Young Americans


The homeownership rate ticked up slightly from last year, prompted by a jump in millennial owners, according to a Census Bureau survey. Here are some of the factors that are driving more buyers from this generation to purchase a house.

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‘A Strong Shift In Housing Demand’


New home sales slipped 5.3 percent to 631,000 in June 2018, compared with the previous month. Yet they remained 2.4 percent above the same period last year, according to the latest data on the sales of new single-family houses released by ...

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NY Housing Market Hitting High Notes

Heavy demand for homes in the Empire State is stoking its real estate sector, according to the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) housing market report. The state’s housing market recorded a robust first half of 2018, with 60,043 ...

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Where Big City Living is Best

Housing 80 percent of the population, despite only taking up 3 percent of the nation’s landmass, urban areas are the most popular places to live in the U.S. However, some cities may be better for homebuyers than others, according to ...

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A Slow Decline: First Look at June Foreclosures

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Black Knight, Inc., a provider of integrated software, data and analytics solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the homeownership lifecycle, released their First Look for June 2018, with insights on foreclosures, loan inventory, and more. ...

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