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When “Back to the Future Part II” came out in 1989, we all thought we’d be getting around on hoverboards and flying cars and wearing sneakers with automatic laces by 2015. In “The Jetsons,” Rosie the Robot took care of all the housework, and meals appeared at the push of a button. Yes, those were fictional projections. But even though our cars don’t fly, the 21st century has brought about some pretty cool innovations. So why don’t we have more of them in our homes?
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by Dan Moskowitz
Many potential homebuyers attempt to predict if home values are rising or falling while also paying attention mortgage rates. These can be important metrics to follow and we’ll take a look at what should be expected going forward, but there is a catch.
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Continue reading When Is The Right Time To Buy A House?
by Brena Swanson
Three months into 2015 and early housing market indicators already show that the market is flat at best, according to the Fannie Mae latest Economic and Housing Outlook report.
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Continue reading Fannie Mae: Multifamily Gains Boost Housing
by Sharon O’Malley
Increasingly, a common upgrade like a den or a third bedroom isn’t enough to set a builder apart and sell a home. More home buyers are looking to builders to create spaces that cater to their unique lifestyles.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, remaining near historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season.
Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 3.78 percent from 3.86 percent last week.
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Continue reading Average 30-year Mortgage Rate Falls To 3.78%
With winter finally leaving and warmer weather on the way, it’s time to tackle all that spring cleaning! It can be a lengthy process but it’s important that you don’t miss these often overlooked steps.
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by Mark Huffman
It was just a few short months ago we reported on a trend that seemed to suggest Millennials were not rushing to buy a home. It was seen as one reason the housing market had flattened out.
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Continue reading Millennials Pivot Into The Housing Market
By Morgan Quinn
The first few months of 2015 are behind us and many consumers are wondering if an interest rate hike is in the near future, especially in regard to mortgage rate trends.
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Continue reading 2015 Mortgage Rate Trends: What House Hunters Can Expect This Spring
by Prashant Gopal and John Gittelsohn
(Bloomberg) — Americans in their 20s and early 30s are getting a nudge toward homeownership a decade after sales peaked during the housing bubble. It’s not their nagging parents. It’s rents. They’ve risen so much that buying is making more sense.
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Continue reading Millennials Are Finally Buying As Rents Rise Even Higher
By Stephen Melman
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2% in February, and was unchanged over the past 12 months. According to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the seasonally adjusted increase in February was broad-based, including energy.
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