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Existing-Home Sales Inch 0.7 Percent Higher in September

WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — After three straight monthly declines, existing-home sales slightly reversed course in September, but ongoing supply shortages and recent hurricanes muted overall activity and caused sales to fall back on an annual basis, according to the … Continue reading

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Inventory Relief for Desperate Buyers?

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, August 25, 2017 If your buyers have been frantically searching for a home as the inventory crunch grows tighter, some relief may be on the way. It’s a challenging environment, with homes in July … Continue reading

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Home Prices Jump 6.2% in 2nd Quarter; Eclipse 2016 High

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2017) — The headstrong supply and demand imbalances in much of the country slightly tempered the pace of sales and caused home prices to maintain their robust growth in the second quarter, according to the latest quarterly … Continue reading

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Loan Demand Gets a Lift From Rate Drop

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Interest rates dropped last week, giving homeowners and home buyers more incentive to lock in a lower rate as they apply for a mortgage. Total mortgage application activity for home buying … Continue reading

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Time on Market Hits New Low in April

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Low inventory pushed existing-home sales down in April and sped up the median number of days a home sat on the market to a new low of 29 days, the National … Continue reading

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Lower Mortgage Rates Boost Loan Demand

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Total mortgage activity—which includes applications for refinancings and home purchases—rose 2.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis as homeowners rushed to take advantage of lower mortgage rates. The refinance market was … Continue reading

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Home Sales Zoom to Highest Pace in Decade

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, April 21, 2017 This spring’s housing mantra: Going, going, gone! “Severe” housing shortages are prompting existing homes to sell significantly faster this year, propelling home sales to the highest pace in more than a … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Leap 5.5% in February

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2017) — Pending home sales rebounded sharply in February to their highest level in nearly a year and second-highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw a notable … Continue reading

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Garage Makeovers: The Final Frontier?

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 27, 2016 The garage is usually an afterthought, overstuffed with tools, seasonal supplies, and miscellaneous household goods. But more home owners are sprucing up the space, even seeking to transform it into a showpiece, … Continue reading

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