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Almost 4,000 SJSU Students Have Experienced Homelessness

Today’s News Synopsis: Airbnb to house homeless students at SJSU.  The Mortgage Bankers Association reported a 9.6% increase in mortgage applications from last week.  A year after coming to Virginia, what effect has Amazon’s 2 headquarters had on home prices in Virginia? In The News: Redfin – “National Bidding War Rate Hit a 10-Year Low in …

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House Hacking!

Today’s News Synopsis: Want to live in expensive markets and save money?  Fannie Mae’s Doug Duncan was featured this week saying that all of his forecasts and analyses are not just for making the public aware, but also for the benefit of everyone in the real estate industry form consumers to lenders and investors.  An …

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Is A Crash Looming?

Today’s News Synopsis: Another Southern California home-price boom is cooling.  Amazon’s HQ2 location search just took a surprise twist.  According to Black Knight Financial Services, the increase in interest rates led to a decrease in the number of people with an interest rate incentive to refinance as well as housing in states now being less affordable …

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Where Will Amazon’s Second Headquarters Be? Might Depend on the Health of that Market

Today’s News Synopsis: 19 cities in the U.S. are in the running for being the second location for Amazon’s second headquarters, and they are all being ranked based on the health of market and quality of life of their homebuyers.  Mortgage rates increased slightly this week with 30-year rates now at 4.56% and 15-year rates …

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