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More Owners Are Using Their Equity Again

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Home prices continue to rise and more homeowners are tapping into their home equity, making home equity lines of credit and cash-out mortgage refinances popular again. Home equity line originations jumped 8 percent to … Continue reading

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HARP Extended Through 2018

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that it is extending HARP, a popular government refinancing program, through Dec. 31, 2018. The Home Affordable Refinance Program was to expire on Sept. 30. … Continue reading

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84% of Americans See Homeownership as Good Investment

 WASHINGTON (July 12, 2017) — According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, concerns over housing affordability show clear demographic divides especially among unmarried and non-white Americans. More than five out of 10 unmarried and non-white … Continue reading

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Homeowners Cash in on Equity in Droves

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, June 01, 2017 Homeowners may be reluctant to sell, but they still want to see a piece of that equity in their homes now. They’re cashing out in levels that have not been seen … Continue reading

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Owners, Appraisers Aren’t Seeing Eye-to-Eye

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, May 11, 2017 Appraisals in April were, on average, 1.9 percent lower than what homeowners expected. That means on an average home price of $236,400, homeowners misjudged their price by about $4,500. The gap … Continue reading

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Millennials Want Home Equity Access

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, April 04, 2017 Homeowners are tapping into equity at the fastest rate in eight years, thanks to rising home prices. And millennials are leading the pack of those who are cashing in. In 2016, … Continue reading

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8 Popular Tips That Cost Homeowners More in the Long Run

Hacks and advice that are more hurtful than helpful. You’re always on the lookout for smart ideas and hacks to manage your home (and save money!) — whether that means listening to the wisdom of your parents who’ve owned a … Continue reading

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Millennial Buyers: We’ll Compromise

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, January 12, 2017 Millennial first-time homeowners are showing more willingness than previous generations to complete do-it-yourself projects around the house or wait until they can afford to make the improvements they desire, a new … Continue reading

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More Equity Likely Coming to Owners

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Spread the news to your seller contacts sitting on the fence: Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, rose year over year by 7.1 percent in November 2016 compared to November 2015, … Continue reading

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