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exchange rate

Strength of Dollar Brings Huge Real Estate Discounts in 4 Latin American Markets

Strength of Dollar Brings Huge Real Estate Discounts in 4 Latin American Markets If you’re holding U.S. dollars, 2019 is…

equity

Average Homeowner Gained $6,400 in Equity, says CoreLogic

Average Homeowner Gained $6,400 in Equity, says CoreLogic CoreLogic’s Home Equity Report for the first quarter indicates…

renting

Buy vs. Rent? Index Supports Renting in 19 of 23 Major U.S. Cities

Buy vs. Rent? Index Supports Renting in 19 of 23 Major U.S. Cities Most Major U.S. Cities Experiencing Downward Pressure…

home flips

Flippers ‘Getting Out While the Getting Is Good’

Flippers ‘Getting Out While the Getting Is Good’ Although returns are slipping, the overall rate of house-flipping is increasing. In…

mortgage insurance

Analysis: It Takes Median Household 20 Years to Save 20% Down for Median Home

Analysis: It Takes Median Household 20 Years to Save 20% Down for Median Home It would take 20 years for…

homebuyers

Scales Tipping Toward Homebuyers

Scales Tipping Toward Homebuyers Analysis from realtor.com and Redfin points to growing inventory and in some cases, falling home prices. Market…

april

April Showings Are Sluggish

April Showings Are Sluggish Market Sees Ninth Straight Month of Diminished Year-Over-Year Activity. Key Points: April saw a 6.5 percent year-over-year…

price drop

‘Buyers Judge Homes By How Many Days’ on Market, Study Finds

‘Buyers Judge Homes By How Many Days’ on Market, Study Finds Homes get 3.4 times more online views the day…

houston

Houston Ranks Top Destination for Movers

Houston Ranks Top Destination for Movers Houston holds steady as the No. 1 U.S. Destination City according to the latest…

Brexit Effect

Four Markets Set to Benefit from the Brexit Effect

Property values in Paris, Dublin may surge, while values in London struggle to keep up. Although Theresa May battled valiantly,…

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