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Are Things Really Getting Better In The Housing Market?

According to Realtor.com and the National Housing Trend Report, more sellers are now putting their homes on the market during first quarter this year than at the same time last year. Inventories of homes for sale rose 10% year-over-year to 1.744 million units, indicating increasing seller optimism and a strong, early beginning to the spring […]

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Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com Dominate Website Traffic Now Capturing 1/3 of All Desktop Visits

Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com are now the top three sites in web market share in February at the expense of smaller sites, with the big three seizing nearly a third of all real estate traffic from desktop computers. Real estate’s top three most popular websites will attempt to put more and more distance between themselves […]

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5 Resolutions for First Time Home Buyers

Did you promise yourself you’ll become a homeowner for the first time in 2014?  I have five easy-to-accomplish tips to help you reach your goal. 1. Increase Your Credit Score Your credit score will play a big role in your new mortgage. It is important for both approval and rates. At the beginning of the […]

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Zillow Continues to Dominate the Market With Key Executive Acquisitions

President of realtor.com Errol Samuelson is set to join Zillow as chief industry development officer. He starts today. Samuelson, who became president of realtor.com in 2007 and Move’s chief strategy officer, will report directly to Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff. Over his 11 years at Move, Samuelson had become the face and voice of realtor.com. In […]

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What is a Pre-Sale Condo?

We’re all familiar with the idea of pre-ordering books, movies, video games and devices. You pay for an item before it comes out, ensuring you’ll get one of the hottest new gadgets or game consoles. There’s a similar process when it comes to buying a condominium, but it’s one you’re probably less familiar with: the […]

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10 Best Cities for Home Sellers in 2014

Based on housing market trends in 24 metro areas nationwide, here are the top 10 best cities for home sellers in 2014, as projected by Zip Realty. ZipRealty ranked the top 10 metros based on three evenly weighted housing metrics – median sales prices, median days on market and total housing inventory per capita. Using […]

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Amazing Cash Incentives for Home Buyers Ending Soon

If you’re planning to shop for a home in the next few weeks, here’s an early spring buying season come-on that just might save you some money if you qualify. Fannie Mae, the largest mortgage investor in the country, has a bulging portfolio of houses acquired through foreclosures nationwide. About 31,000 of these properties are […]

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Attention Potential Homebuyers: Rates on the Rise

Average fixed mortgage rates up slightly for the second week in a row, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey. “Mortgage rates crept up further following the uptick in the 10-year Treasury yield  as minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last meeting indicated little possibility of a pause in the central bank’s reduction of […]

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How Long Do Foreclosures Really Take?

After examining more than 50,000 foreclosure files, a leading research and data analytics firm found that mortgage servicers vary in foreclosure speed by up to 192%. Highlighted below are the vast differences in foreclosure timelines at varying mortgage servicers based on the data derived from the study: • Cases with a Lack of Prosecution (LOP) […]

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Do Green Homes Really Deliver?

Study Highlights Homeowner Satisfaction Levels  February 5, 2014 – GuildQuality, North America’s leading provider of customer satisfaction surveying for the residential building industry, recently conducted a national survey of homeowners who purchased a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certified green home built within the past three years. The study, commissioned by the National Association of […]

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