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Will buyers rule the market this spring?

Will buyers rule the market this spring?


The coming spring season, when home sales usually take off, could be a great…

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FHA changes may tighten credit for homebuyers

FHA changes may tighten credit for homebuyers


First-time homebuyers hoping to utilize the popular Federal Housing Administration loan program may find…

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Home sales surge ahead of spring

Home sales surge ahead of spring


For real estate agents, spring may have arrived early this year. After a string…

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More Americans say now is a good time to buy a home

More Americans say now is a good time to buy a home


NAR’s quarterly Homeownership Opportunities and Market Experience survey found homebuyer sentiment improving at the beginning of 2019. Out of more than 2,700 respondents to the survey, 65 percent agreed that Q1 2019 was a good time to buy a home.

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Real Estate in Brief: Broker alliances, rebranding and more

Real Estate in Brief: Broker alliances, rebranding and more


RE/MAX to partner with Redfin through referrals RE/MAX announced in a March 18 press…

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New insight from Fed meeting could keep mortgage rates low

New insight from Fed meeting could keep mortgage rates low


In a positive sign for homebuyers planning on taking out new mortgages, the Federal…

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Congress still trying to pass long-term flood insurance solution

Congress still trying to pass long-term flood insurance solution


The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been a subject of debate for years…

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Remote workers more likely to own than rent

Remote workers more likely to own than rent


For most Americans, the average commute is less than 90 minutes. However, extreme commuters…

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Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more

Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more


Lender optimism jumps as rates drift lower The latest survey of mortgage industry sentiment…

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Why technology (probably) can’t replace agents

Why technology (probably) can’t replace agents


Will technology one day replace the role of the real estate agent? In an…

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