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Foreign Homebuyers Discouraged by Strong Dollar

Foreign Homebuyers Discouraged by Strong Dollar


Throughout the first four months of 2015, home sales in the U.S. were the…

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Global Economic Turmoil Halts U.S. Mortgage Rate Increases

Global Economic Turmoil Halts U.S. Mortgage Rate Increases


U.S. mortgage rates were increasing at steady clip in 2015 until global economic events…

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Fannie Mae Boasts Strong Market for June, but is it too Good to be True?

Fannie Mae Boasts Strong Market for June, but is it too Good to be True?


Is strong market prediction too bold to make? Fannie Mae released their June National…

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Mortgage Apps Drop Nearly Five Percent

Mortgage Apps Drop Nearly Five Percent


Mortgage applications decreased 4.7 percent last week, according to the data from the latest…

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5 Important Housing-Related Details from the New Jobs Report

5 Important Housing-Related Details from the New Jobs Report


What details in latest jobs report bear the most significance for housing? The nation’s…

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Distressed Sales Plunge in Illinois

Distressed Sales Plunge in Illinois


Over the last year, distressed home sales have become far less prominent in Illinois’ housing…

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Multifamily Construction Spending Leads Charge in 2015

Multifamily Construction Spending Leads Charge in 2015


Residential construction spending may be up in 2015, but some areas performing better than…

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7 Biggest Challenges Housing Faces in 2015

7 Biggest Challenges Housing Faces in 2015


Recession technically over, but challenges remain for housing market Six years ago, the recession…

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Chicagoland Home Prices Rise Moderately in Case-Shiller

Chicagoland Home Prices Rise Moderately in Case-Shiller


Home prices positive in latest Case-Shiller, but are there signs of a slow down?…

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Builders Trade Entry-Level for High-End

Builders Trade Entry-Level for High-End


Construction is down in the market’s lower end, and economists say they know why…

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