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US housing stock ages as construction backlog grows

US housing stock ages as construction backlog grows


More Americans are becoming homeowners, particularly young adults. But the homes they are living…

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US foreclosure rate falls to 12-year low as borrowing grows

US foreclosure rate falls to 12-year low as borrowing grows


Two reports on the state of housing finance this week show that mortgage borrowers…

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HUD looks for public comments on possible fair housing rule changes

HUD looks for public comments on possible fair housing rule changes


The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced that it is looking for…

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NAR secures ‘a big win’ on new tax break for agents

NAR secures ‘a big win’ on new tax break for agents


Updated guidance from the IRS related to federal tax cuts passed at the end…

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Construction industry job openings reach post-recession high

Construction industry job openings reach post-recession high


For those under the age of 24, a career in construction is an unlikely…

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Luxury market sees record growth in July

Luxury market sees record growth in July


As the homebuying season reaches its peak for the year, sales in the luxury…

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Real Estate in Brief: Millennials want to buy but worry about prices, Spruce raises $15.6 million and more

Real Estate in Brief: Millennials want to buy but worry about prices, Spruce raises $15.6 million and more


Millennials want to buy a home, but they continue to view homeownership as unattainable…

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Redfin plans long-term with Redfin Now, doubles down on direct buying program

Redfin plans long-term with Redfin Now, doubles down on direct buying program


Redfin’s direct home-buying program, Redfin Now, is no longer in testing phase. Redfin recently…

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Americans no longer consider real estate as the best investment

Americans no longer consider real estate as the best investment


For Americans, choosing an investment can be a nerve-racking and difficult decision. For years,…

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Rubio proposes federal expansion of Miami cash sales rule

Rubio proposes federal expansion of Miami cash sales rule


Last month, the Miami Herald reported that an effort to crack down on money…

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