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Homeowners expected to spend tax returns on larger homes

Homeowners expected to spend tax returns on larger homes


With the latest tax plan that is expected to give Americans a larger tax…

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NAR: Home sales expected to increase in 2018 despite housing shortage

NAR: Home sales expected to increase in 2018 despite housing shortage


Home sales across America are expected to continue rising throughout 2018 thanks to the…

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Homebuyers with lower credit scores pay nearly $21,000 more in mortgage costs 

Homebuyers with lower credit scores pay nearly $21,000 more in mortgage costs 


Determining how much they could spend on a home was the most frequently named…

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Builders begin to refocus on entry-level homes

Builders begin to refocus on entry-level homes


Low inventory is impacting home sales across the country and one of the categories…

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Real Estate in Brief: Expected home appraisals at best level in years, teachers in need of affordable housing and more 

Real Estate in Brief: Expected home appraisals at best level in years, teachers in need of affordable housing and more 


In the past year, appraisals are more likely to be in line with, or…

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Single women buying twice as many homes as single men, study says

Single women buying twice as many homes as single men, study says


While the overwhelming majority of homebuyers are married couples, it is women who make…

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Luxury homes prices up nearly 8 percent in the first quarter

Luxury homes prices up nearly 8 percent in the first quarter


Luxury home prices rise nearly 8 percent to average sales price of $1.8 million…

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Home price increase in 2018 as inventory lags

Home price increase in 2018 as inventory lags


Home prices are creeping up across the country as inventory continues to hover near…

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Amazon and Lennar partner to create Alexa-controlled smart homes

Amazon and Lennar partner to create Alexa-controlled smart homes


Amazon and Lennar announced its new partnership to provide Alexa-enabled smart homes in certain…

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Growing homeownership rate helps in increasing household wealth among Hispanics

Growing homeownership rate helps in increasing household wealth among Hispanics


Household wealth is increasing among America’s Hispanic population, according to The Hispanic Wealth Project’s…

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