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8 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Every Home Seller Should Know

  If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve probably scrutinized it, staged it, and scrubbed it down from floorboards to rooftop as if the folks from Architectural Digest were stopping by for a cover shoot. OK, so it’s in immaculate shape—but your home isn’t the only thing under scrutiny here. You are, too! That’s […]

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July Housing Starts Beat Expectations

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Housing starts rose 2.1 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.2 million units, the highest level since February, according to a new Commerce Department report. Single-family starts barely budged, rising just .5 percent to 770,000 units, while multifamily starts jumped 5.0 percent […]

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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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July 2016 Existing-Home Sales

  See a larger version of the infographic. The information in this infographic is from July 2016 Existing-Home Sales data. See more data. Read the news release about this data.

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Housing Choices of the 55+ Population: A REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation

Housing Choices of the 55+ Population: A REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation Posted in Economist Commentaries, by Scholastica (Gay) Cororaton, Research Economist America’s population is increasingly aging: roughly one in three will be 55 years and older by 2060, up from about one in five in 2010.[1] What are the housing choices of the 55+ […]

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San Jose first US city where median home price reaches over $1 million

EMBED </>More News Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=1466460″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> San Jose has become the most expensive metro market for homes in the country. By David Louie Thursday, August 11, 2016 SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — San Jose has become the most expensive metro market for homes in the country. The median home price soared to […]

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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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How To Use Self-Directed IRAs For Private Lending

How To Use Self-Directed IRAs For Private Lending w/ Quincy Long Posted by: Jim Ingersoll Audio Player Podcast: Play in new window | Download Enjoy this week’s episode about being a private lender with special guest, H. Quincy Long In this week’s Investor Success Podcast we discuss: What is a self directed IRA and when […]

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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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San Jose officials considering measure to build affordable housing

POLITICS EMBED </>More News Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=1346998″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors are considering whether to put a bond measure on the November ballot that would build affordable housing after the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment was $2,200 last month. (KGo-TV) By David Louie Thursday, May 19, 2016 SAN JOSE, […]

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