Strong Temptations for Home Buying

Strong Temptations for Home Buying Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, November 29, 2011 The monthly cost of owning a home is more affordable now than in the past 15 years, and is less expensive than renting in numerous cities, according to The Wall Street Journal’s third-quarter survey. Low home prices mixed with low mortgage…

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Strong Temptations for Home Buying

Strong Temptations for Home Buying Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, November 29, 2011 The monthly cost of owning a home is more affordable now than in the past 15 years, and is less expensive than renting in numerous cities, according to The Wall Street Journal’s third-quarter survey. Low home prices mixed with low mortgage…

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Housing Inventories Shrink to Four-Year Lows

Housing Inventories Shrink to Four-Year Lows Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 28, 2011 The number of homes listed for sale in October reached its lowest level in more than four years, according to MLS data compiled by Realtor.com. About 2.12 million homes were listed for sale nationwide last month, which is down by…

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Growth in Commercial Real Estate Expected in 2012

Growth in Commercial Real Estate Expected in 2012 Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 28, 2011 Commercial real estate markets have been relatively flat this year, but improving fundamentals mean a more positive trend is expected in 2012, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said there is little…

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Housing to gradually improve in 2012, NAR economist says

Housing to gradually improve in 2012, NAR economist says by KERRY CURRY NAR: Housing Will Rebound in 2007 At the NAR, More Downward Revisions; New Home Prices Expected to Drop 2.6 Percent in 2007 NAR: Existing-Home Sales in 2007 Expected to Recover NAR Calls Bottom for Existing Home Sales; Pending Sales Increase NAR: Existing Home…

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The Largest Group of Home Buyers by 2030?

The Largest Group of Home Buyers by 2030? Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 21, 2011 Immigrants are expected to make up a large number of the future home buyers of America in the coming decades, according to a new report, “Assimilation Tomorrow: How America’s Immigrants Will Integrate by 2030” by the Center for…

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Housing Affordability Hovers Near Record Levels

Housing Affordability Hovers Near Record Levels Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 21, 2011 Ultra-low interest rates mixed with stabilizing home prices continued to push housing affordability in the third quarter near its highest levels in more than two decades, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. For…

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October Existing-Home Sales Rise

October Existing-Home Sales Rise Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 21, 2011 Existing-home sales improved in October while the number of homes on the market continued to decline, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Total existing-home sales — completed transactions that include single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops — rose 1.4 percent to a…

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