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Low mortgage rates fuel housing market outlook

Low mortgage rates fuel housing market outlook


Only a few months ago, most economists, mortgage lenders and others who closely track…

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Homebuyers are frustrated. Can agents help?

Homebuyers are frustrated. Can agents help?


It’s widely assumed the process of shopping for a home is easier today than…

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Profit for home sellers hits 12-year high

Profit for home sellers hits 12-year high


In a year defined by rising home prices, sellers fared well in 2018, according…

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Real Estate in Brief: Overseas investment, shifting strategies and more

Real Estate in Brief: Overseas investment, shifting strategies and more


There are signs that Chinese investors have begun significantly curtailing their exposure to U.S….

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Fed poised to pause on rate hikes

Fed poised to pause on rate hikes


Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sent the strongest signals yet that the central bank…

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White House presses for changes at Fannie and Freddie

White House presses for changes at Fannie and Freddie


The White House has made a strong push in recent months for reform at…

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Real Estate in Brief: Hope for homebuilders, FHFA shakeups and more

Real Estate in Brief: Hope for homebuilders, FHFA shakeups and more


While the broader U.S. financial market has struggled to recover from a sudden drop…

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Price cuts improve affordability for new construction buyers

Price cuts improve affordability for new construction buyers


The residential property market continues to look better for prospective buyers as the trend…

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Why home remodelers are thinking like real estate brokers in 2019

Why home remodelers are thinking like real estate brokers in 2019


Homebuilders today are finding their business prospects increasingly pressured by higher costs for materials…

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December home sales show market headwinds subsiding

December home sales show market headwinds subsiding


The most recent existing home sales report from the National Association of Realtors found…

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