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23 min ago | Marina Times

San Francisco meets the tiny house movement

Here we are beginning September, and the race to buy a home in the fall is off and running.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Bernal Heights (San Francisco, CA), Noe Valley (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

7 hrs ago | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

NAR President Steve Brown and HUD Secretary Julian Castro Share Real Insights

Buying a home is one of the most significant personal and financial commitments most Americans ever make.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Buy or rent? A look at the pros and cons

Price. Location. Personal preference. There are so many variables that it's hard to make blanket statements about buying versus renting.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

The 3 Most Common Loan Options for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying a home for the first time can be daunting, especially when you begin researching all the different loan options available to make that home a reality.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

14 hrs ago | Chron

Realtor View: Consider these questions before buying first home

We make small decisions every day, like what to wear to work or to a night on the town.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Selling, Mortgage, Personal Finance

18 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Afraid of Buying?

I have been working with two first-timers for a while now and just last week, we finally removed the last condition for the sale of their new home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NEWS.com.au

House prices steady, turnover dives

IS THERE anywhere you can buy a house or unit for $100,000 or less in Australia? You bet.

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Related Topix: Home, Australia, World News,

Business Journal

San Francisco among worst markets for flipping houses, report says

The San Francisco Bay Area is among the worst in the nation to flip a house, according to data released today.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Home

Housing Wire

Redfin: Here's why now is the ideal time buy a home

Winter brought a surprise polar vortex that fed into a spring home-buying season that didn't produce astounding results, but the remaining month of summer and rest of the year are projected to finally produce strong housing activity, according to Redfin Chief Economist Nela Richardson.

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Related Topix: Home

Credit.com

Is Student Debt Really Hurting the Housing Market?

Young Americans with student loan debt have to earn 34% more, or an extra $8,969 a year, than their peers without education debt in order to buy a median-priced home, a new analysis from RealtyTrac finds.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, San Luis Obispo, CA

Barron's

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady At Lowest Level In 14 Months

Treasury bond yields are stuck in a deep rut and show no signs of rising, and while that's a problem if you're trying to invest for income it's great if you're looking to buy a house.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Slate Magazine

Do Not Buy Oceanfront Property

The Canadian couple on my television screen tours a small home on the north shore of the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Boat Disaster

Hispanic Business

Myakka City-based Heroes Welcome Home formed to help vets with home purchases

The veteran, who pre-qualified for the loan, had already paid for a home inspection and appraisal before being told he didn't qualify.

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Related Topix: Home

Aberdare Online

Principality teams up with Welsh school to talk about homes

They say you should never work with children or animals but Principality Building Society has teamed up with a school in Wales to find out what children think about homes.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Examiner.com

Should you buy a house before your divorce is final?

Many of us don't have the option of buying a home during the process of divorce due to financial constraints.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

National's home-buy policy gives more freedom, say house-hunting couple

Vicki and Stefan Nogaj say when they buy a house they want to make sure it's where they want to stay for the next.

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Examiner.com

Buy a house - no you do not have a right to know its history

Hollywood practically has a cottage industry on this theme. People buy a house thinking it's just fine, and then everything goes horribly wrong.

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Related Topix: Home

SFGate

What median prices get you in Piedmont and Oakland

Last week, SFGate ran a piece on what it costs to buy a home around the Bay Area .

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Piedmont, CA, Home Listing, Home

Foster's Daily Democrat

JM House & Home Realty joins Chamber

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome JM House & Home Realty to the Chamber's membership! Located on 19 Hanson St., owner and broker Janice Melanson has been in business for 15 years and opened JM House & Home Realty six months ago.

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Related Topix: Home

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The 'Shoffice' Solution

In prime London, $1 million will buy a home measuring just 271 square feet, according to real-estate firm Knight Frank.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Home Gardening

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