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More Options Means Less Down and Riskier Debt

Today’s News Synopsis: Homebuyers are stretching budget and mortgage limits.  HUD and the Census Bureau reported a 4% increase in new homes sales for the month of March.  Home prices also picked up across the country according to the latest Case-Shiller Index. In The News: National Association of Realtors – “Consumer Interest Trends Towards Sustainability, …

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Just Leave It By The Door. No, No, Just Inside The Door

Today’s News Synopsis: Amazon wants to let themselves in, with your permission of course.  New home sales increased 18.9% in September while pending sales decreased for the third straight month by 6%.  More and more people are choosing to rent as they are finding it more affordable. In The News: Freddie Mac – “New Freddie Mac …

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Homeowners Continue To Overestimate Their Home Values

Today’s News Synopsis: How much do you think your house is worth?  Many homeowners seem to be overestimating their value.  Household incomes in the U.S. increased last year to their highest on record by 3.2% as poverty decreased. Prices on homes are increases as demand for rentals continues to increase. In The News: Zillow – “Renter …

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Housing Market Begins to Slow Down Midsummer, But This Year Is a Different Story

  Today’s News Synopsis: What are the hottest Real Estate Markets for July?  And no, they aren’t all in the Bay Area.  The latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac showed another decrease in mortgage rates with 30-year rates now at 3.92% and 15-year rates at 3.20%.  The second quarter of 2017 saw an …

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Typical U.S. Home Worth More Than 200K For the First Time Ever According to Zillow

Today’s News Synopsis: During the height of the housing bubble over a decade ago, the median U.S. home value peaked at $196,600 but never surpassed the $200,000 threshold until now.  Freddie Mac reported mortgage rates decreased again with 30-year rates now at 3.96% and 15-year rates 3.23%.  There has not been one new residential development in Industry City …

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Are More People Wanting to Own than Rent? Only Time Will Tell

Sources: The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index Sets Record For Five Consecutive Months Pending home sales tumble as supply crisis worsens 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hits New Low Q2 2017 U.S. Median Home Price at Least Affordable Level Since Q3 2008 These Are the U.S. Cities Where It Costs Too Much to …

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Real Estate Agents Using Movies to Sell Their Luxury Homes

Sources: CoreLogic Reports Mortgage Credit Risk Edges Up Slightly May home sales and price report Mortgage Rates Continue to Hold The Cost of Living Is Quickly Rising in These 10 US Cities These cities saw house prices fall in spite of national trend Number of Homes for Sale Drop at Fastest Pace in Four Years …

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ATTOM Data Releases List of Top Market To Purchase Rentals

Today’s News Synopsis: The latest data from the California Association of Realtors showed pending home sales for February decreased 2.6% year-over-year in February.  ATTOM Data Solutions released a list of the top markets where single family rentals can be purchased.  A startup company in San Francisco named Apis Cor has made it to where a …

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