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First-Time Buyers More Likely to Take Financial Risks

American homebuyers persevered through high prices and fierce competition in 2021 and 2022, but few landed their dream home as 80% reported compromising on their priorities, according to a new report from Anytime Estimate. First-timers paid a median of $77,500 over ...

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Pending Home Sales Rise Slightly From April

Pending home sales inched higher in May, ending a six-month streak of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors. Regionally, month-over-month results were mixed as the Northeast and South experienced increases while the Midwest and West posted decreases. Year-over-year ...

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Housing Affordability Hits 15-Year Low

Inflating mortgage costs, driven by skyrocketing prices and interest rates, have made mortgages less affordable than at any time since at least 2007. According to the latest market report from Zillow, demand for homes has pulled back in response —easing ...

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Inventory, Softening Demand Cooling Pace of Home Sales

According to the Realtor.com Monthly Housing Trends Report, new data suggests that the U.S. housing supply is preparing to rebound, as active listings posted the smallest year-over-year declines —down just -12.2% since December 2019. Inventory improvements were led by increases ...

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More Than Half of U.S. Homes Sold Above List Price

According to a new report from Redfin, the typical homebuyer’s monthly mortgage payment jumped to 39%, — the largest year-over-year gain on record as the average 30-year-fixed rate remained at a 12-year high of 5.1%. “Rising mortgage rates are taking ...

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