Housing Market
What are the Ideal Homes for America’s Generations?
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As the housing market changes, here are the ideal homes for America's generations, from Generation Z to Baby Boomers!

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Bank of America Refinancing Under Making Home Affordable Program
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Bank of America said today it has begun processing refinance applications under the Treasury’s “Making Home Affordable” program, with nearly 200,000 customers contacting the company to determine eligibility. “Combined with historically low interest rates, this program has generated significant interest from borrowers seeking the benefit of lower mortgage payments,” said Barbara Desoer, president of Bank [&hellip

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Is It Really Such a Great Time to Sell a House?
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We’ve heard it for years now – that it’s a seller’s market. And it’s hard to argue that fact with home prices hitting new nominal highs in many states across the nation, month after month. If you’re a seller these days, it shouldn’t take long to offload your home for a record price if you [&hellip

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U.S. Housing Market Still Not in a Bubble, Despite What You May Think
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Two new reports put to bed the idea that we’re in another housing bubble or due for another housing crash, though there are some mounting concerns, as there have been for some time. The Urban Institute went as far as to say that “some cities might be” in a bubble, but the overall U.S. housing [&hellip

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How Autonomous Vehicles Might Impact the Housing Market
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The housing market in the United States was built around the subdivision and the automobile. Until 2011, the rate of...

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10 Things to Consider Before Moving to a New State
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Picking up your current life and putting down roots in a new location is a significant event. Whether your job...

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Guaranteed Rate Launches New Jumbo Loan with Interest-Only Option
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Well, it’s a new year, and with that comes new and exciting home loan programs to help borrowers purchase homes or refinance existing mortgages. The newest one comes courtesy of Guaranteed Rate, which launched its “GR Flex Power” mortgage that requires as little as 10% down on loan amounts as high as $3 million. Additionally, [&hellip

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Home Builders: Housing ‘Highly Affordable’
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Housing affordability remained near its highest level on record for the sixth consecutive quarter, according to the latest survey from the National Association of Home Builders. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) indicated that 72.3 percent of all new and existing homes sold during the second quarter were affordable to [&hellip

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See How Exuberant Your Housing Market Is
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Back in the mid-1990s, former Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan used the phrase “irrational exuberance,” which served as a warning that the stock market may have been overextended. This was around the time of the dot-com bubble and there was increasing worry that investors were piling into tech stocks with no regard for their [&hellip

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Will 2018 Be the Last Great Year for This Real Estate Boom?
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A new survey of housing experts and economists led by Zillow sees home prices rising 4.1% in 2018 before annual gains normalize at around three percent per year. So far this year, home prices have risen about 6.5% (through October), though this same group of panelists estimated a 5.6% annual gain on average. A year [&hellip

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