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Cities That Stress Less … and More

While a little bit of stress can actually be beneficial in certain instances, too much can affect your health and well-being. Nearly everyone feels stressed-out at some point, but there seem to be certain cities where citizens cope better than ...

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The Cost of Rental Scams

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Apartment rental scams are costing would-be renters millions—and maybe billions—of dollars, according to a new report by ApartmentList. The report studied bogus listings in 31 metro areas and found that 5.2 million Americans have lost money paying for apartments that ...

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Housing Market Growth Looks Strong

Building new homes could help the housing market enjoy a brisk pace of growth towards the end of the year, according to a Freddie Mac report. Here’s why.

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Homeowners and the Buying Experience

Owning a home might be a major goal for most people, but a study found that they don’t have the same zeal for the buying process. Here’s why.

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More Young Americans Joining the Real Estate Industry

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Housing shortages and sky-high prices seem not to bother would-be agents one bit, according to a survey, which shows a 6 percent rise in realtors over 2017. One particular demographic is fanning that growth.

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And the Best Age to Become a Homeowner Is …

A new survey found an optimistic answer to the question of when is it a good age to become a homeowner. But can young Americans reach this milestone?

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Is Home Price Inequality a Good Thing?

A study seeking the answer to the impact of home price inequality in various markets made an interesting discovery. Click through to read what it found.

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Predicting the Path for Housing in 2019

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While rising tariffs, tightening fiscal policy and trade uncertainty didn’t hurt the economy or housing market in the second quarter, a Fannie Mae report looks at how sustainable can these growth numbers be.

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Which Amazon HQ2 City Offers the Best Housing Opportunities?

Watch this video to learn which cities are considered finalists for Amazon HQ2 and how the retail behemoth’s headquarters would impact housing in each of those cities should they be ultimately chosen.

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Top Cities for First-time Homebuyers

Buying a first home takes a large amount of research into more than just the home itself. A recent study helps with some of the heavy lifting, ranking cities across the country to find the best and worst cities for these buyers.

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