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Texas Metropolitan Home Prices Fall 1.2 Percent from 2010

Prices of single-family homes declined in 20 metropolitan areas by 0.2 percent from January to February, according to the S&P/Case Shiller composite index released today. This decrease places the current composite index of 139.7 just slightly above the 2009

New Bill to Streamline Short Sales

A new bill introduced earlier this week aims to change long lender delays with short

Texas Foreclosure Activity Decreases in Q1

RealtyTrac released yesterday its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for the first quarter of 2011, which shows foreclosure filings were reported at a 15 percent decrease from the previous quarter and a 27 percent decrease from the first quarter of

Feds Settle with Major Lenders

Federal bank regulators yesterday announced settlements with the nation’s largest mortgage lenders for unethical foreclosure practices that were identified in 2010

Pew Poll Shows Americans Still Value Homeownership

Amidst one of the worst economic recessions in American history, a recent telephone poll conducted by the Pew Research Center shows that the majority of Americans still place a great deal of value in their

Mortgage Apps Decrease in Latest Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 8,

Webby Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees for the 15th annual Webby Awards were announced this morning, with numerous candidates emerging from the real estate

Chicago-based Firm Offers First Groupon Real Estate Deal

Chicago-based Dream Town Realty has capitalized on Groupon’s massive sphere of influence, offering the first real estate deal through the online coupon

March ComScore Stats Show Trulia Busier Than Zillow

Web traffic analytic service ComScore has released data on real estate sites Zillow and Trulia’s March 2011

Home Prices, Inventory Up in Houston Market

Altos Research has released its April 2011 Real Time Housing Market Update, showing an improvement in Houston home prices compared to the month

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