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Parental Opportunities

Here’s why the offspring of homeowner parents, are more likely to own a property than those of renters.

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Don’t Worry About Cash-out Refis Just Yet

An analysis comparing the cash-out refinance trends today with those prior to the last financial crisis revealed why you shouldn’t be alarmed by the rise of these products.

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Risky Business

We take a look at credit availability and how that affects default risk. How does current risk compare to the years before the housing bubble emerged and burst?

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Revitalizing D.C.’s Neighborhoods

A top bank has pledged to invest in the upliftment of Washington D.C. neighborhoods, even as a retail giant looks at opening up its offices in this region. How will these initiatives impact the housing market in the nation’s capital?

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Addressing Manufactured Home Misconceptions

There are many misconceptions about manufactured homes, and a recent report aims to set the record straight. See how manufactured homes stack up to traditional homes.

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Building Better Disaster Relief for Homeowners

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In the wake of Hurricane Florence, disaster relief is underway for the Carolinas. Here’s what a recent study found when it comes to what gaps exist in current disaster relief programs.

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Loan Denial Rates and Credit Scores

An analysis of HMDA data found that even though the rate of mortgages made to minorities is rebounding, the loan denial rates for this group remain high. Can alternative forms of credit scoring help them become homeowners?

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