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    Home Price Growth Slowed in July

    Tuesday September 25th, 2018 02:42:24 PM
    Jing Fu

    The S&P/Case-Shiller and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released their home price indices for July 2018. National home prices rose at the slowest annual growth rate since June 2014. Moreover, seven metro areas experienced home price declines in July. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth… Read More ›

    Northeast and Midwest Lags in Job Gains in August

    Tuesday September 25th, 2018 01:00:29 PM
    Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington

    Over the year, total nonfarm employment in July increased by 2.3 million jobs which is a 1.6% increase compared to August 2017. During this time, total nonfarm employment in the Western region increased by 2.4% and the Southern region increased by 2.1%. The Midwest recorded the lowest gains at 1.3% during this time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,… Read More ›

    Multifamily Units by Building Size

    Monday September 24th, 2018 02:15:52 PM
    Carmel Ford

    The US Census Bureau recently released data on 2017 multifamily unit completions by building type from the Survey of Construction (SOC). In 2017, there was a significant expansion in the construction of units in large multifamily buildings (buildings with 50 or more units): units in these buildings grew by 18 percent to 187,000, the largest number since the start of… Read More ›

    Vinyl and Stucco are the Most Common Siding On New Homes

    Friday September 21st, 2018 01:30:57 PM
    Ashok Chaluvadi

    The most common exterior wall materials on homes started in 2017 were vinyl and siding. Vinyl siding was used on 27 percent of the new homes started in 2017, followed closely by stucco (25 percent), brick or brick veneer (21 percent), and fiber cement siding (such as Hardiplank or Hardiboard) (20 percent). Far smaller shares of single-family homes started last year… Read More ›

    Existing Sales Steady

    Thursday September 20th, 2018 03:28:38 PM
    Stephen Melman

    Existing-home sales were unchanged in August, and are 1.5% below the level a year ago. The first-time buyer share of 31% was down from 32% last month and unchanged from a year ago. The National Association of Realtors reported that 52% of homes sold in August were on the market less than a month. The August inventory was also unchanged,… Read More ›



    CNN – Real Estate News

    Should I get a fixed- or adjustable-rate mortgage?

    Wednesday August 8th, 2018 02:19:25 PM

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    Toll Brothers’ record shows the housing boom has no end in sight

    Tuesday August 21st, 2018 04:35:35 PM

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    Monday February 2nd, 2015 03:53:13 PM

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    Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more

    Tuesday July 17th, 2018 11:28:00 AM

    Europe took 11 of the top 20 spots on a ranking of cities with the largest price increases in the first quarter, according to global property agency Knight Frank.

    Zillow buys a mortgage lender and the stock tanks

    Tuesday August 7th, 2018 04:55:43 PM

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