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How Long Does It Take to Buy a House?

There are a lot of steps to buying a house, and that takes time: It takes 50 days on average to just close on a home. How long does it take to buy a house? A lot depends on how much time you … Continue reading

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Housing Market Is Feeling Effects of Coronavirus Outbreak

February 6, 2020 The U.S. housing market is feeling the impact of the new coronavirus outbreak from China. Mortgage interest rates have dropped because of it, and the luxury sector has seen Chinese buyers, who had been propelling that market, … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Climb 3.6% in December

WASHINGTON (January 22, 2020) – Existing-home sales grew in December, bouncing back after a slight fall in November, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Although the Midwest saw sales decline, the other three major U.S. regions reported meaningful growth … Continue reading

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The Biggest Changes Coming in 2020 Real Estate—and What Buyers and Sellers Need to Do

It has, in fact, been the most consequential stretch in American real estate history, one that has fundamentally altered the landscape. Cosmopolitan coastal cities are out; affordable midsize cities are in. Baby boomers and Gen Xers are no longer the … Continue reading

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Home-Buying Myths About Mortgages

Think you’re not ready to unlock home ownership yet? That the financial hurdles are too high? You may be short-changing yourself. Many of the things renters believe about home-buying are myths. Here’s the real deal. Myth: I Have to Put Down 20%. … Continue reading

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NAR: Home Prices Post More Gains in Second Quarter

August 7, 2019 Home prices in the second quarter continued to rise in the majority of housing markets across the country. Ninety-one percent of 178 metros tracked saw home price gains in the second quarter, according to the latest report … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Increase for the 1st Time in 6 Months

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2018) – Existing-home sales increased in October after six straight months of decreases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity last month. Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, … Continue reading

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Market Shifting to Buyers’ Favor

September 26, 2018 A housing market defined by rapidly rising home prices, bidding wars, a lack of inventory, and sellers with the upper hand in negotiations may be changing. “The signs are pointing to a market that’s shifting toward buyers,” … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Stuck in Holding Pattern

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 29, 2017 The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage barely budged this week, staying well below the 4 percent mark. “Rates held relatively flat this week,” says Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sean Becketti. “The 10-year Treasury … Continue reading

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