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  1. The middle class has had a rough couple of yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTAR

    According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts , the percentage of homes that can claim a "middle-class" income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000. Pew categorizes "middle-class" as incomes between 67 percent and 200 percent of the state's median income.

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  2. Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.69 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, edging closer to 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 3.69 percent from 3.78 percent last week.

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  3. Cullman County residential sales in February slip 5 percent from prior yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... today, which also reached a survey high in February. We continue to see strength in attitudes about the current home buying and selling environment and consistently high shares of consumers saying they expect to buy a home on their next move. At the ...

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  4. Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates fall even lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Housing Wire

    The good news continues for homebuyers looking to jump into housing this spring as mortgage rates sink even lower, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market survey. "The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 3.69 percent this week following a decline in 10-year Treasury yields.

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  5. Average US mortgage rates this week and for the past year, at a glanceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Average U.S. long-term mortgage fell for a second straight week, edging closer to historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season.

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  6. Freddie: Frozen Housing Markets ThawingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Realtor Magazine

    The housing market has been battling some "winter doldrums" so far this year, but a strong labor market and low mortgage rates are a promising sign for a stronger spring home buying season, according to Freddie Mac's latest Multi-Indicator Market Index. The MiMi, which monitors the stability of the housing market by assessing each single-family housing market relative to its long-term range, factors in data such as home purchase applications, payment-to-income ratios, on-time mortgage payments, and the employment market.

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  7. Why Zillow's 'Starbucks effect' is weaker on San Franicisco home pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Now people have another reason to welcome Starbucks into their neighborhood. Zillow found that homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks enjoyed greater home-price appreciation over the last several years.

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  8. U.S. Home Prices Are Surging 13 Times Faster Than Wages. You can blame investors for thatRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newsalert

    Bloomberg reports: For most people, buying a home is no cheap venture. That's especially the case when the growth in U.S. home prices is beating wage increases 13 to 1. Wages climbed by 1.3 percent from the second quarter of 2012 to the second quarter of 2014, compared to a 17 percent increase in home prices around that time, according to a new report from RealtyTrac.

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  9. Mortgage rates fall as Treasury yields declineRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The anxiety leading up to what the Federal Reserve might do at its most recent meeting had caused mortgage rates to creep up recently. But after the Fed's assurance last week that it wouldn't raise rates until the economy was ready, the home loan market breathed a sigh of relief.

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  10. Wage growth lags far behind home prices, report findsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Home prices have grown far faster than wages in Southern California over the last two years, a new report says. Home prices have grown far faster than wages in Southern California over the last two years, a new report says.

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  11. U.S. Home Prices Are Surging 13 Times Faster Than WagesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. For most people, buying a home is no cheap venture.

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  12. Wages fall further behind home prices in Portland, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    It's getting harder and harder for the average wage-earner to consider buying a house in the Portland area. It's getting harder for the average Portland-area resident to buy a house -- more than three times harder over the last two years, a new study has found.

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  13. Mortgage Rates Fall as Spring Homebuying Season Gets GoingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | National Mortgage News

    Mortgage rates declined for a second week, sending costs for 30-year loans to their lowest in more than a month as the busiest homebuying season gets under way. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 3.69%, down from 3.78% last week and matching the Feb. 12 level , Freddie Mac said in a statement Thursday.

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  14. Many Young Adults Need Parents' Help to Buy a HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Time

    Three out of four young adults who recently bought their first home needed their parents' help to afford the down payment, closing costs or other expenses, a new survey finds. Interest in homeownership is picking up , especially among first-time buyers, and mortgage lender loanDepot LLC commissioned a survey to find out how today's millennials - 97% of whom will take out a mortgage to buy their homes - plan to pay for their investment.

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  15. Re/Max Integra Chooses RankMyAgent.com As Best Online Review PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... to help save time, money and enhance productivity in their real estate business - all things that will make home buying and selling with RE/MAX easier than ever. RankMyAgent.com is an online platform supporting consumers looking to buy, sell or rent ...

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  16. Katherinne Nieves Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... resources to help them reach their goals. Katherinne understands the stress of relocation and the process of home buying and renting. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Massachusetts, she is bilingual and multicultural. A proud military ...

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  17. 4 tips to help you buy an affordable homeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Camden Chronicle Independent

    If you would like to buy a home, the following ideas will help you get the most for your money without using most of your money! If you would like to buy a home, the following ideas will help you get the most for your money without using most of your money! Ask your mortgage loan officer how much you can afford to borrow then commit to borrowing less for your home purchase. It is tempting to buy a home that will stretch your finances to the absolute limit for some very good reasons, but, as the last five years have shown, that approach comes with some huge risks.

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  18. For most people, owning a car is better than leasingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    I am a 78-year-old widow and would like your opinion on what makes sense when it comes to car buying. I have always paid cash for my cars, but a number of my friends lease and replace cars every two or three years.

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  19. Have some space in your yard? Tiny house seeks a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Christopher Page wants to move back to the suburbs near Boston, but he's not interested in buying a house, renting an apartment, or crashing on anyone's couch. Instead, the 33-year-old Andover native is looking for a spot in someone's driveway or back yard to park his Tiny House - a 200-square-foot domicile with all of the amenities.

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  20. The Road to Buying a Home in Clarksville TNRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Huliq.com

    ... homes for several years can't remember what to do. The good news is that with the right agent by your side the home buying process is an enjoyable experience and can keep you together if you are a couple . It can even be fun and an adventure you ...

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