Posts Tagged: "real estate news"

Real Estate

Real Estate Inventory Report

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With the recent government shutdown, struggling housing market, and major changes in the mortgage industry, it seems the U.S. economy has been through the ringer lately. Fortunately, things are back...

Real Estate

Average Home Sizes on the Rise & Other Recent News

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National mortgage company, American Financial Resources, recently published information on the the growing size of the typical American home. Pulling from statistics and reports from the U.S. Census Bureau and...

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Most Young Renters Will Become Millennial Home Buyers

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National home builder PulteGroup, Inc. recently released its PulteGroup Home Index Survey (PGHI), showing that millenials are not likely to be life-long renters. Quite the contrary, as of those in...

Mortgage

Major Valuation Company Goes Bankrupt

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Several online real estate sites have been following the story of yet another national valuation company’s bankruptcy declaration. At the end of December, it was reported that the Florida-based firm,...

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US Census Releases its First Mobile App

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The US Census Bureau moves further into the digital realm, with the release of  its first mobile application. Called America’s Economy, the app is designed to provide up-to-date statistics from...

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Could your next house be built by a robot?

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Through the astounding developments of robotic engineering, we may soon be seeing homes built almost completely by machine. And, as if that weren’t amazing enough, these machines can knock out...

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Could Rising Home Prices Hurt the Housing Recovery?

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Many signs indicate that the housing industry has entered a recovery phase, inspiring new confidence among both lenders and home owners and rejuvenating the US economy as a whole. However,...

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Housing needs growing for 55 and up population

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With the baby boomer population approaching retirement age, home builders are seeing a rise in demand for 55+ housing. The National Association of Home Builders reports that the share of...

Mortgage

Foreclosure Abuse Settlement Leads to Mortgage Modifications

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A substantial foreclosure abuse settlement has led to $26 billion in relief for beleaguered homeowners, according to a government report released on November 19th. Concluded in February, the settlement dealt...

Mortgage

FHA Waiver of “Anti-Flipping” Rule Extended Through 2014

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Changes in FHA regulations spell good news for real estate investors, rehabbers and some home buyers. The temporary waiver of the FHA’s “anti-flipping” legislation has been extended through 2014 according...

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“Fiscal Cliff” Threatens Housing Market

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The impending “Fiscal Cliff”-a complex combination of changes in tax law and government spending-is a hot topic in today’s media. The cliff potentially threatens the nascent US economic recovery, threatening...

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Fewer Foreclosures Means Higher Home Prices

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If you’re searching for a good deal on a distressed property, time may be running out. According to a recent article from NBC News, foreclosure rates are trending down, which...