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Women Less Confident About the State of Housing

The latest installment of the ValueInsured Modern Homebuyer Survey finds strong disparities between men and women when it comes to their levels of confidence in the state of the housing market. According to the report, only 44 percent of all ...

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California Housing Market Surging After Wildfires

As Northern California rises from the ashes, so too does its housing market, suggests just-released Trulia data. After catastrophic fires swept through the area five months ago, it’s not only are resident choosing to stay—new ones are also aiming to ...

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Ripple Effect

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the March issue of DSNews, out now. When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, many in the industry began to speculate what impact this would have on home prices, ...

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Starter Homes Feel the Market Pressure

One of the major casualties of a national housing market defined by continuously rising prices and over-tight inventory is the starter home, according to the latest Inventory and Price Watch report by Trulia. Starter homes “have become scarcer, pricier, smaller, ...

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5 Cities Where Homes Are Flying Off the Market

Even though the story more often than not seems to point to a housing and inventory crisis, this doesn’t mean that every metro area in the U.S. is facing fast sales and low inventory. In fact, according to data from ...

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Fannie: Consumer Housing Sentiment Weakens

The U.S. housing market may be starting to get volatile. Fannie Mae's latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index report found that consumer confidence in housing took a hit in February. The worry seems to be stemming from some general upheaval at ...

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Will Rising Rates Really Impact the Housing Market?

Rising mortgage rates could have minimal impact on the housing market according to a study by real estate consulting firm John Burns. The study, that surveyed over 300 homebuilders found that 85 percent home builders said home sales would decline ...

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Home Bidding Sight-Unseen?

An increasing number of homebuyers are making offers for homes without first seeing them in person, according to an analysis by online brokers Redfin. The study, which surveyed 1503 respondents who purchased a home in the last one year in November and ...

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Collingwood Webinar Breaks Down 2018 Mortgage Trends

On Friday, February 9, MountainView Financial Solutions presented its monthly mortgage servicing rights (MSR) seminar, featuring Tim Rood, Chairman of The Collingwood Group, LLC. Rood presented a webinar entitled “Rightsizing Your Mortgage Business for 2018: Planning for the Uncertainties.” If ...

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