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Where are the Millennials looking to buy a home
Where are the Millennials looking to buy a home? According to Realtor.com, the answer is a mix of the usual Millennial magnet cities and a few surprising markets.   In rank order, Realtor.com’s new list of the Top Cities for Millennials are Salt Lake City; Miami; Orlando; Seattle; Houston; Los... Keep Reading....
A new poll has found that people experiencing financial distress are most likely to find help from family members.   According to a survey of 849 adults hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Web site, 44 percent of respondents said they would seek the aid of a parent or... more
Approximately 6.5 percent of home build before 2000 and 10.3 percent of homes built in the 1990s were transitioned from owner-occupied into rental properties, according to a new study from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Research Institute for Ho
Average rent prices took a scant 0.03 percent downturn in February, according to new data released by ABODO. As a result, the current national median rent to $1,003, which represents a 1.3 percent downturn since the beginning of the year.   A few markets saw Some cities saw more major decreases.... more
Attention, home sellers: If you want to improve your chances for selling your property faster and for more money, put your listing up between May 1 and May 15.   According to a new data analysis from Zillow, homes that are listed in this mid-spring period sell around nine days faster and for nearly... more
The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) has found average mortgage rates in a downward motion for the week ending March 2
The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) has found average mortgage rates in a downward motion for the week ending March 2.   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.10 percent, down from last week when it averaged 4.16 percent, while the 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.32... more