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Home Buyer Confidence on the Rise

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016 Home purchase sentiment reached an all-time survey high in July, an indication that Americans are feeling more upbeat about the housing market, according to Fannie Mae. Overall sentiment rose 3.3 points to a reading of 86.5. Each of the index’s six components– including selling outlook and […]

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Freddie Mac Lowers Mortgage Rate Predictions

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Freddie Mac economists expect that home buyers and home owners will be able to take advantage of low mortgage rates for longer than they originally predicted. The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union – dubbed the Brexit vote – sent U.S. mortgage rates plummeting […]

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Fixer Upper’s Joanna Gaines Answers All Your Renovating Questions

AD asks expert renovator Joanna Gaines for advice on curb appeal, layout strategy, antique sourcing, and more. (Joanna Gaines, star of the HGTV series Fixer Upper.) If anyone knows renovating, it’s Joanna Gaines. As one half of the beloved HGTV show Fixer Upper http://www.hgtv.com/shows/fixer-upper, which she hosts with her husband Chip, Gaines has made a […]

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Bubble Watch: Could the Housing Markets in These Top Cities Be Getting Too Hot?

Therese Petersson / EyeEm/Getty Images Home prices are skyrocketing faster than inflation. Bidding wars are breaking out. Shacks in the nation’s most scorching real estate markets are selling for over a million bucks. Things seem to be heading up, up, up. Sound familiar? Déjà vu can be a spooky thing. Some folks these days are […]

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Mortgage Rates Hover Near All Time Low

Mortgage Rates Daily Real Estate News | Friday, July 01, 2016 Fixed-rate mortgages this week dropped to their lowest averages of the year, which analysts attribute to the fallout from last week’s “Brexit” vote. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.48 percent this week, only 17 basis points from its all-time record low of 3.31 percent […]

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