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Who’s doing better in home sales, liberals or conservatives?
Who’s doing better in home sales, liberals or conservatives?

A new report by Redfin shows counties of both political stripes are benefitting from a booming real estate market. See how the numbers break down.

Existing-home sales reach 14-year high in August
Existing-home sales reach 14-year high in August

Total existing-home sales rose to an annualized rate of 6 million in August, the highest level since December 2006, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Housing market potential reaches highest level since 2007
Housing market potential reaches highest level since 2007

A new report from First American Financial Corporation shows strong fundamentals like demographic demand and low interest rates are propelling housing market potential.

American homeowners got a little richer in Q2, though slowdown in equity growth predicted
American homeowners got a little richer in Q2, though slowdown in equity growth predicted

A new report from CoreLogic shows homeowners gained over $620 billion in equity in Q2 2020.

Single-family construction up, multi-family construction down
Single-family construction up, multi-family construction down

The latest New Residential Construction report points to builder momentum, though supply-side challenges linger.

Chicago leads nation in home sales increase of 20%
Chicago leads nation in home sales increase of 20%

Home sales across the nation were up 4.3% year over year, making it the third best month for home sales in the 13-year history of the report.

Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop
Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop

A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows a slight drop in mortgage application volume amid expectations of further mortgage rate reductions.

Wallethub: Illinois middling when it comes to COVID-19 restrictions
Wallethub: Illinois middling when it comes to COVID-19 restrictions

A new report from the financial website Wallethub ranks each state on COVID-19 restrictions.

Sluggish rent growth shows signs of steadying
Sluggish rent growth shows signs of steadying

July rent price increases in lower-priced rentals far exceeded other price levels, according to a new report from CoreLogic.

iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2
iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2

The biggest players in the iBuyer market closed up shop at the beginning of the pandemic, and a new report shows the numbers.

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