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Home Buyers Overestimate Down Payments

In a survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one-third of respondents thought that saving for a down-payment would be “very...

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America’s Most Livable Mid-Sized Cities

Recent analysis from SmartAsset ranked the nation’s most livable mid-sized cities. Highland’s Ranch, Colorado and Cary, North Carolina topped its...

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Home Price Growth Slows Even As Inventory Drops

A recent Black Knight Financial Service analysis found that the rise home prices is beginning to stabilize. Despite the slowdown, the amount of...

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Condo Absorption Increases While Apartment Absorption Idles

The recently released Survey of Market Absorption (SOMA) revealed that apartment absorption in the first quarter of 2017 was at 55 percent, the...

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Baby Boomers Resist Selling Homes

According to CNBC, Baby Boomers are staying put in homes, aggravating the already low housing stock and preventing younger generations from buying....

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Homes in Western U.S. Cities Overvalued

New analysis from Fitch Ratings shows that home prices in many Western cities are above sustainable levels, Dallas News reports. The new analysis...

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San Diego Architect Chooses Party Spaces Over Amenities

San Diego-based architect Mike Burnett advocated for including versatile party spaces in multi-family apartment projects at forum for the San Diego...

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Negative Equity Prevents Homeowners from Selling

Photo: Pixabay As home prices and housing demands continue to rise, negative equity is preventing many homeowners from putting their homes on the...

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Seattle Millennials Can Secure a Down Payment by Being Airbnb Hosts

A year-old company called Loftium is helping first-time homebuyers overcome obstacles to saving—like student debt—by providing the down payment. In...

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U.S. Existing Home Sales Decline to One-Year Low After Harvey

The annual rate of 5.35 million units is a one-year low for U.S existing home sales. A drop in Houston-area home purchases after Hurricane Harvey...

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Washington D.C. To Open $2.5 Billion Commercial And Residential Development

Inspired by similar waterfront redevelopments from across the world, next month Washington D.C. will open the Wharf, a $2.5 billion commercial and...

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Southern California Home Prices Continue To Rise

High demand and low home production rates are pushing up Southern California home prices well past affordable levels. The Los Angeles Times reports...

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Multifamily Rental Prices Have Leveled Off

After a four years of steady growth, apartment rental rates have cooled. The Zillow Rent Index was $1,548 as of July, on par with rental prices...

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Prices And Sales Trend Upwards In Orlando, Pre-Hurricane Irma

Median prices rose 2 percent to $225,000 and sales increased 4.8 percent to 3,544 in Orlando in August from the previous month, according to a new...

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The Best Housing Markets For Single Women Homebuyers

Not surprisingly, single and unmarried women homebuyers fare best in the Queen City. Through analysis from Owners.com, CNBC ranked the best housing...

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Fort Worth, Newark, Among The Most Affordable Cities For Working Class Families

In Glendale, Ariz., workers can punch out after a long day, head home, and enjoy a little financial flexibility. A working class household there...

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A Look At Non-Conventional Forms Of Home Financing

On a national basis, 31.5 percent of buyers used non-conventional forms of financing last year, but that share varied by region. NAHB explored non...

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Rental Prices Are Soaring In Coastal Cities

Housing shortages cost California more than $140 billion each year in lost economic output. Residents of cities including San Jose, San Francisco,...

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Unclear How Recent Hurricanes Will Affect Market For Building Products

After hurricanes Harvey and Irma impacted six of the top 15 housing markets in the U.S. within the last month, the home building industry waits to...

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Home Prices Were Up 7.7 Percent In August

Last month the national median sales price remained a flat $293,000 from July, but the 7.7 percent year-over-year price gain was the largest...

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Apartment Vacancy Rates Rise In Manhattan

Enticed by perks from semi-desperate landlords, Manhattan renters signed 7,061 new leases in August. But, there are still plenty of open apartments...

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Mid-Size Cities Are The Best Places To Find A Job

Pittsburgh has plenty of solid employment opportunities, even beyond the steel industry. The city topped Glassdoor’s list of the best places job...

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Duluth, Boulder, And Santa Fe Among Least-Stressed Cities

The typical resident of Duluth, Minn., experiences a short work week, a brief commute, and a long night’s sleep. SmartAsset ranked Duluth the least...

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Housing Not Expected To Impact The Next Recession

The consensus among leading economists is that the next recession is unlikely to be triggered by the housing market Photo: paulbr75/Pixabay Most...

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10 Cities With The Most Relocation Activity

Residents of college towns and military bases are always coming and going. SmartAsset ranked the nation’s most transient cities, based on the...

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Nearly Half Of Renter Households Were Rent-Burdened In 2015

Many people are spending large chunks of their income on their rent, which inhibits them from using their money on other things, such as saving for...

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The Rent-To-Income Ratio Is Holding Steady For Many Renters

Rent prices are rising, but so are many renters’ incomes. Bloomberg reports that, based on the 5.7 million rental leases in the RealPage database,...

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Oakland Tops List Of Best Cities For Sellers

The secret is out about Oakland. The city’s revitalized downtown, burgeoning tech scene, and affordable home prices is luring young professionals...

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The Housing Market's Mismatch Gap Widens

With fewer listings on the market, the share of searches for starter and trade-up homes has increased to 61 percent from 56 percent Photo:...

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Cities With The Best Long-Term Job Prospects

In Ames, Iowa, jobs are plentiful and workers can anticipate years of earning potential, especially later into their careers. The city ranked first...

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