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Articles about "National Housing Market"

  • US Homeowners Agree Now is the Time to Sell, but Inventory Remains Low By Kristina Kennedy-Aguero | June 18, 2018

    Homeowners agree that now is a great time to sell a home in the U.S., yet few homes are hitting the market.

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  • The U.S. Housing Market Post-Recession By Zack Stein | August 18, 2016

    What has happened to the housing market since the recession? We use Apartment List's data to further examine the shift of the renter and buyer landscape.

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  • Mortgage Rate Increase How Will The Federal Reserve's New Interest Rate Hike Affect the Real Estate Market? By Serena Horrigan | December 16, 2015

    The Federal Reserve just announced the first hike in interest rates since 2006. How will the increase affect the residential real estate market?

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  • Paper Brokerages: Friend or Foe? By Stephanie Fujihashi | April 21, 2014

    There is a new trend that has been emerging in the world of New York real estate for some time: “Paper Brokerages.” Paper brokerages are companies owned by entities that join the nation’s multiple listing services (MLS) in order to access and display MLS listing data online. However, unlike traditional online brokers, they do not provide brokerage services to consumers. Some call such services innovative, while others insist that they could pose a threat to the existing status quo of online brokerage services.

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  • Rental Programs Offer Alternative to Foreclosure By Liam Delaney | October 01, 2012

    Homeowners who have been battered by the foreclosure process may have a new option, simply hand over their deed and sign a rental agreement. But is this a good thing or a bad thing?

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  • National Housing Market Thrives as Home Prices in Major Cities Increase By Stephanie Spencer | June 27, 2012

    The national housing market has been enjoying great success as the prices of homes in nearly all major cities have steadily increased. According to the Standard and Poor’s/Case-Shiller price index released on Tuesday, 19 out of 20 major cities across the country have seen major improvements even with the job market continuing to slump. National prices rose by an average of 1.3% in April, with cities like Washington D.C. and San Francisco gaining the most in the striving market. Phoenix has seen the greatest overall improvement, however, as prices rose 8.6%, a feat the housing market hasn’t seen since early 2003.

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