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Monday: Existing Home Sales

From Nick Timiraos at the WSJ on housing: Price Gains May Moderate, but It Remains a Seller's Market for Now<p>The surge in rates could test buyers' …

If You're Worried About The Housing Recovery, Here's What You Need To Watch

The housing recovery is a huge part of the overall economic story, so if it fades, it presents a serious risk.<p>In light of that, it's important to remember what's actually meant by the housing recovery.<p>Bill McBride at Calculated Risk offers a good reminder:<p>The problem is many people don't understand …

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Take Me Home! Cher Splashes $2.1 On New Beverly Hills Home

She might be a pop diva, but Cher is also addicted to real estate!<p>The famous home flipper has just purchased a new home in the Beverly Hills Post …

5 Ways Home Loans Are Becoming Easier to Get

(MCT)—The easy credit that crashed the housing market led to lending standards so strict that Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke blamed them …

15 Cities Where House Flippers Are Making Tons Of Money

Home flips are up 19% from a year ago and 74% from the first half of 2011, according to a new report from Realtytrac.<p>"While flipping continues to be profitable in most markets, particularly those where the home price recovery is still nascent and a recent rebound in foreclosure activity allows …

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Housing market activity driving up prices

Image 1of/18<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Houston's housing market has been on hot streak. Buyers, emboldened by the growing economy, have been snapping up properties …

Home Sales Probably Increased in June: U.S. Economy Preview

Home sales probably climbed in June to the highest level since November 2009, showing residential real estate is becoming a mainstay of U.S. economic …

Latest Data Showing First Signs That The Interest Rate Spike Is Hurting The Housing Recovery

Monthly data reported in the last week included big drops in housing permits and starts. Because permits are an element of the LEI, that came in flat. Retail sales grew 0.4%, but consumer inflation was up 0.5% due mainly to gas prices, so real retail sales declined slightly. Industrial production …

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A shifting of the real estate tides: Does negative equity matter? The case is being made for a Q1 bottom in housing inventory.

There has been a distinct momentum shift that has come from two major events in the mortgage markets. The first had to do with FHA insured loans …

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Existing Home Sales: Expect Below Consensus Sales

The NAR is scheduled to report June existing home sales on Monday. The consensus is for sales of 5.27 million on seasonally adjusted annual rate …

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Toronto Breaks New Real Estate Record

Posted 20 July 2013 by NNL Staff in Business Now<p>Toronto Real Estate Properties Smash Record<p>TORONTO, CANADA – Toronto real estate prices shattered new …

How To Use A Mortgage To Renovate Your Shabby House

Unfortunately, home improvement isn't free. Materials must be purchased and, in many cases, contractors must be paid. As such, home improvement loans are often in order.<p>How can you use a mortgage loan to renovate your shabby house and turn it into the home of your dreams?<p>If you decided to reenact …

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How one billionaire - and America's housing market - came back from the brink

On a recent sunny Friday morning, Jorge Perez, the ruling magnate of Miami real estate, strode into the living room of his waterfront home and settled into an overstuffed chair with a view of Biscayne Bay. A small, fluffy white dog named Samson jumped into his lap.<p>The developer was in casual mode – …

Detroit housing market remains mystery after bankruptcy

With its Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing on Thursday, Detroit officially filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States. The …

1. Move To Daytona Beach; 2. Flip That House; 3. 82% Profit

There is an old joke:<p>Collect Underpants<br>• ?<br>• Profit<p>Here is the "new normal" version:<p><b>Move to Daytona Beach</b>• <b><br>"Flip That House"</b>• <b><br>82% Profit</b><p>Gratuitous photo of …

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Are Young Home Buyers Being Left Behind?

Young, first-time buyers are struggling to purchase a home. With low inventories of homes for sale, young first-timers are finding themselves …

How a greener home could get you a bigger mortgage

As energy costs continue to rise, consumers are focusing more than ever on green products and energy-efficient home technology. The trouble is, this …

Has the sun set on bargain U.S. home prices for Canadian snowbirds?

With the loonie losing value against the American dollar, U.S. home prices climbing and the potential for higher mortgage rates, Canadian snowbirds may have missed the best time to buy a winter getaway property.<p>But that doesn't mean the window has closed completely, industry experts say.<p>According …

With Home Prices Soaring, Has Success Spoiled San Francisco?

Joe Kelso and John Winter probably waited too long. The couple has been together for a dozen years but only got serious recently about buying a house in San Francisco.<p>They saved enough to be able to afford anything under $500,000, but houses at such prices are now few and far between.<p>This spring, …

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by News Team | Aug 10, 2018 | News<p>Bitcoin scammers target wealthy, threaten to expose 'secret'; Former employees sue Nike over unequal pay.<p>by Martin …

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The Rise of the Young Buyer

A new generation is skipping the 'starter home' and betting heavily on high-end real estate.<p>Two years ago, when he was 26, Matt Winter paid a little over $1 million for a four-bedroom, Mediterranean-style house in Culver City, an artsy, formerly industrial section of Los Angeles. This month, the …

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8 Characteristics of Real Estate Listing Masters

Mastering the business of working with sellers begins and ends with mindset. It also involves acquiring, fine-tuning and continuously improving a …