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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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Despite Swelling Prices, A Housing Bubble Is Not Forming In Washington D.C.

The last time home prices skyrocketed in the nation’s capital, a devastating dip in sales followed shortly thereafter. Circumstances are a bit...

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Three Census Divisions Account For The Majority Of Housing Starts

Home building is thriving in along the Atlantic coast and in the Southwestern and Rocky Mountain states. The South Atlantic, Mountain, and West...

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States Where Buyers Have The Most Purchasing Power

Taking into account home price changes, local wages, and mortgage rates, National Mortgage News found that buyers in Ohio, Kentucky, and Nebraska...

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First-Time Buyers Are Entering The Market, Even In Expensive California

The share of first-time buyers remains below historical averages, but an increasing number younger adults are starting to say goodbye to renting....

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Cities Where Sellers Are Making The Most Profit

People who bought homes in Oakland at the turn of the decade are sitting on goldmines. Sellers who bought their homes between seven and nine years...

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Booming Seattle Market Has Hottest August On Record

The price of a median single-family home in King County, the home of Seattle, reached $650,000 in August, a 18.2 percent increase from the previous...

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Jumbo Mortgage Delinquency Rates Are Down

Borrowers are getting better at making their mortgage payments on time. Through findings from CoreLogic, Realtor.com reports that the jumbo...

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Colorado’s Best Cities For Young Families

With rising home values, high employment rates, and low crime rates, Golden, Colo., is a wonder for people who want an idyllic, peaceful lifestyle....

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