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Metro Home-Price Growth Trend Continues

Metro Home-Price Growth Trend Continues | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Metro area median home prices continued to rise in the first quarter, with the national gain showing the best year-over-year performance in more than seven years, according to NAR.
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5 Fastest-Moving Housing Markets

5 Fastest-Moving Housing Markets | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Find out where many homes are selling in seven days or less.
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HUD-Owned Homes Expected to Surge

HUD-Owned Homes Expected to Surge | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
The U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development is reportedly going to be releasing more of its homes to the market, which could be welcome news to buyers who have faced slim pickings in for-sale...
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Biggest home price rise since the bubble is latest sign of housing recovery

Biggest home price rise since the bubble is latest sign of housing recovery | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
In another sign of housing recovery, key measure of home prices posts biggest gain since they were near the peak in 2006.
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Foreclosure Crisis Melting Away?

Foreclosure Crisis Melting Away? | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
For the first time since 2008, the number of borrowers who are behind on their payments or in foreclosure dropped below 5 million, according to a new report.
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2013 Home Buying Season Kicks Off Early

2013 Home Buying Season Kicks Off Early | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Spring is in the air for the real estate market—just look at the latest housing data from realtor.com®.
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1.7 Million Home Owners Regain Equity in 2012

1.7 Million Home Owners Regain Equity in 2012 | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Rising home prices have helped more home owners make their way above water again.
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'Flash Sales' Grow More Common

'Flash Sales' Grow More Common | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
The number of homes sold in less than 24 hours is increasing. Find out where these flash sales are most prevalent.
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Seller's Market Emerges This Spring: Are You Ready?

Seller's Market Emerges This Spring: Are You Ready? | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
"Buyer traffic is 40 percent above a year ago, so there is plenty of demand but insufficient inventory to improve sales more strongly," says NAR’s chief economist.
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Foreclosed Home Owners Are Back and Want to Buy Again

Foreclosed Home Owners Are Back and Want to Buy Again | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
These “boomerang buyers” could make up a large number of future home sales, considering that 4.8 million borrowers have lost their home to foreclosure since the housing crash.
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Home Prices Rising in More Markets

Home Prices Rising in More Markets | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
The recovery in real-estate values is accelerating, as more and more markets post gains in median home sale prices.
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6 tips on buying, renting a home for extra income

6 tips on buying, renting a home for extra income | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Low mortgage rates have made buying a home more affordable and turned rentals into an attractive option for investors.
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Home sales: Best year since '07

Home sales: Best year since '07 | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
December sales were slightly lower than November, but enough to lift 2012 sales to the best year since 2007.
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Mortgage Giant Surges to Higher Profit

Mortgage Giant Surges to Higher Profit | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
A strengthening housing market helped Freddie Mac see its profits climb from January through March.
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Buyers Try Their Luck at Housing Lotteries

Buyers Try Their Luck at Housing Lotteries | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Where buyer demand is high, some builders are holding lotteries to determine who gets to purchase homes in their developments.
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Poll: Dream of Homeownership Alive and Well, Even Among Youngsters

Poll: Dream of Homeownership Alive and Well, Even Among Youngsters | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
The housing bust hasn't turned off younger Americans to the idea of being homeowners.
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More Americans Become 'Rent-burdened'

More Americans Become 'Rent-burdened' | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Rental costs have been on the rise, outpacing stagnant salaries, and widening the affordability gap, according to a new study.
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New-Home Sales Show 'Resilience'

New-Home Sales Show 'Resilience' | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
"With increasing signs of a softer U.S. economy springing up in the spring, we can take comfort in the resilience of the housing recovery," says one senior economist.
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Could Rising Mortgage Rates Help Housing?

Could Rising Mortgage Rates Help Housing? | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Mortgage rates have been inching up slightly in recent weeks, but this could bode well for the housing recovery, analysts say.
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1.7 Million Home Owners Regain Equity in 2012

1.7 Million Home Owners Regain Equity in 2012 | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Rising home prices have helped more home owners make their way above water again.
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Demand Soars as Homes Are Selling Faster

Demand Soars as Homes Are Selling Faster | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
The latest figures show that homes sold faster last month than in any February since 2007. In some fast-selling markets, homes were only on the market for a median of 14 days.
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Kiplinger: Housing Recovery Firmly Underway

Kiplinger: Housing Recovery Firmly Underway | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
A financial forecasting firm declares the housing recovery "firmly" in motion.
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Home prices finally returning to normal

Home prices finally returning to normal | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Home prices are expected to increase by an average of 3.3% annually over the five years ending September 2017, reported Fiserv Case-Shiller.
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Home Prices Grow at Fastest Pace in Seven Years

Home Prices Grow at Fastest Pace in Seven Years | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Home prices in the fourth quarter of 2012 showed a rate of annual appreciation greater than in any quarter since the end of 2005 the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said today.
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Big money betting big on housing market

Big money betting big on housing market | Real Estate in the News | Scoop.it
Hedge funds and private equity firms have been rushing in to buy up companies and assets in every part of the housing market supply chain.
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