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Homes sold above list price drop in 2018

Homes sold above list price drop in 2018


After years of houses going for prices above the list value, 2018 saw the…

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Profit for home sellers hits 12-year high

Profit for home sellers hits 12-year high


In a year defined by rising home prices, sellers fared well in 2018, according…

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Real Estrange: Waste not; want not, a binding contract

Real Estrange: Waste not; want not, a binding contract


Waste not; want not On the market for $3.475 million, this Alamo, California, home…

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Real Estate in Brief: Overseas investment, shifting strategies and more

Real Estate in Brief: Overseas investment, shifting strategies and more


Between 2013 and 2016, Chinese firms ramped up capital outflows to invest in more…

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Fed poised to pause on rate hikes

Fed poised to pause on rate hikes


Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sent the strongest signals yet that the central bank…

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White House presses for changes at Fannie and Freddie

White House presses for changes at Fannie and Freddie


The White House has made a strong push in recent months for reform at…

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Why home remodelers are thinking like real estate brokers in 2019

Why home remodelers are thinking like real estate brokers in 2019


Homebuilders today are finding their business prospects increasingly pressured by higher costs for materials…

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Price cuts improve affordability for new construction buyers

Price cuts improve affordability for new construction buyers


The residential property market continues to look better for prospective buyers as the trend…

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Real Estate in Brief: Hope for homebuilders, FHFA shakeups and more

Real Estate in Brief: Hope for homebuilders, FHFA shakeups and more


While the broader U.S. financial market has struggled to recover from a sudden drop…

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December home sales show market headwinds subsiding

December home sales show market headwinds subsiding


The most recent existing home sales report from the National Association of Realtors found…

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