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Rental prices moving up

Competition for housing makes renting more costly It seems renting—particularly on single-family homes—is on the rise. And according to analysis from one industry player, that spells bad news for renters. What goes up doesn’t always come down Analysis from real estate

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FHA vs USDA

How Affordable Are USDA Home Loans? Home buyers looking for a zero downpayment mortgage with low monthly payments should consider USDA home loans. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan, also known as the Rural Development (RD) loan, requires no downpayment and is

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Soaring September Sales

New homes are in demand In an unexpected but welcome shift, new-home sales of single-family homes surged in September to the highest levels in nearly a decade. Improving economy leading to increased demand In fact, new-home sales rose 18.9 percent

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Hurricane impacts on sales in September

It’s a jungle out there for home buyers Pending home sales remained unchanged in September from the downwardly revised reading of 106 in August, on the National Association of Realtors’ Pending Home Sales Index. Pending home sales: Was it Irma’s fault?

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