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A stain of pessimism is polluting how some homeowners perceive the housing market and their homebuying decisions, according to a new poll commissioned by Trulia
A stain of pessimism is polluting how some homeowners perceive the housing market and their homebuying decisions, according to a new poll commissioned by Trulia.   In a survey of 2,264 adults conducted by Harris Poll, 21 percent of respondents said a housing purchase mistake they made in the past... Keep Reading....
While many people are ready to tuck the housing crash into the history books, its residue is still being felt by Gen X homeowners with minimal equity gains
While many people are ready to tuck the housing crash into the history books, its residue is still being felt by Gen X homeowners with minimal equity gains, according the latest Zillow Home Equity Report. Indeed, the Gen X demographic has almost as much equity as Millennials homeowners, even though... more
Mortgage applications for new home purchases in June were up four percent from May and up 10 percent compared to June 2016, according to the latest Builder Application Survey released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA
Mortgage applications for new home purchases in June were up 10 percent compared to June 2016, according to the latest Builder Application Survey released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). However, on a month-over-month measurement, applications saw a four percent drop.   The MBA estimated... more
Newcomers to the housing market will find more financially favorable opportunities in Texas and much, much fewer in California, according to new data from WalletHub
Newcomers to the housing market will find more financially favorable opportunities in Texas and much, much fewer in California, according to new data from WalletHub.   In an analysis of 300 cities using criteria ranging from housing affordability to real-estate tax rate to property-crime rate,... more
Mortgage credit availability saw the scantest of increases last month, according to new data released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
Mortgage credit availability saw the scantest of increases last month, according to new data released by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).   The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) recorded a tiny 0.1 percent increase in June, reaching a level of 178.5. Three of the four component... more