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Generation X Still Racked by Underwater Mortgages

Generation X Still Racked by Underwater Mortgages


Though the U.S. has cleared through millions of underwater mortgages, a shocking number of…

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Housing Affordability Returning to Earth

Housing Affordability Returning to Earth


Housing affordability has been one of the key marketing tools in an agent’s arsenal,…

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Chicagoland Home Prices Second Best in Nation in Case-Shiller

Chicagoland Home Prices Second Best in Nation in Case-Shiller


Home prices in the Chicagoland region posted excellent returns in the latest Case-Shiller. #182145590…

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4 Points to Help Explain Dwindling Homeownership Rates in Young Professionals

4 Points to Help Explain Dwindling Homeownership Rates in Young Professionals


Homeownership rates in young adults have been dwindling, and Fannie Mae takes a stab…

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The 4 Angles of Today’s New Home Sales Report

The 4 Angles of Today’s New Home Sales Report


New home sales were down monthly and up yearly, but the story is so…

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Builder Confidence Rises Two Points in August; At Highest Level Since January

Builder Confidence Rises Two Points in August; At Highest Level Since January


Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to…

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The Secret Life of Existing-Home Sales

The Secret Life of Existing-Home Sales


July’s existing-home sales data looked pretty positive, but scratching beneath the surface reveals a…

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Builder Confidence Jumps to Highest Mark Since January

Builder Confidence Jumps to Highest Mark Since January


Despite numbers that would imply the contrary, homebuilder confidence continued to increase this month….

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Existing-Home Sales Pace Hits Its Stride, Reaches 2014 Peak

Existing-Home Sales Pace Hits Its Stride, Reaches 2014 Peak


NAR’s new existing home-sales report shows the sales pace quickening, inventory rising and distressed…

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This is How Important Government Financing is For First-Time Homebuyers

This is How Important Government Financing is For First-Time Homebuyers


Simply put, without government guarantees, the percentage of first-time homebuyers would be even smaller…

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