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Triggering Homeownership

A new look at vacancy rates among renters and owners suggests an uptick in wanting to buy. But this push may be making it harder to purchase a home.

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HUD’s Human Touch

From launching a photo blog that highlights the lives of the people it serves to HUD Secretary Carson visiting areas affected by Hurricane Florence, the agency is reaching out to homeowners across the country.

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The Key Elements of ‘Green’ Home Improvements

While energy-efficient homes can potentially pay dividends for homeowners, here’s how homeowners and appraisers can work together to get the right value for an eco-friendly, green home.

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How Are Homeowners Coping With ‘Neighborhood Regret?’

Many homebuyers may experience a"neighborhood regret," after buying a home in a certain area, according to a recent analysis. See what factors may mean regret after a homeowner moves into a new neighborhood.

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Have First-Time and Repeat Buyers Switched Places?

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A recent report revealed that first-time homebuyers were dominating the mortgage market despite tight credit and high rental costs. How are repeat buyers influencing this change?

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Four Direct Ways to Impact Housing Affordability

This year, proposals have begun making their way to Congress aimed at helping ease the tight supply and rising prices that are preventing many—particularly low-income Americans—from finding affordable housing. However, Jenny Schuetz, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Metropolitan ...

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The Lingering Impact of Harvey on Houston’s Housing Market

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Hurricane Harvey upended everything in Houston, including the city's housing market. A new report looks at how Houston's real estate has rebounded, and how it's still finding ground nine months after the disaster.

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Homebuyer Migration Trends in Q1 2018

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A new report finds residents leaving Western cities that boomed just a few years ago. But they're not going very far, for the most part.

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Where Home Sales Zipped the Most in Q1

A new report looking at the hottest zip codes in the U.S. finds the West is by far where sales are happening fastest. But there's more to it than that. Click through to learn more ...

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Fannie Checks in With Homeowners

Consumer sentiment on the housing market edged up this month according to a Fannie Mae report, but while homeowner confidence remains at an all-time high, these factors impacted buyer sentiments.

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