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What Is ‘Luxury’ in Today’s Real Estate Market?

In the world of luxury real estate, great curb appeal is just one of many buyer requirements. Builders of today’s luxury homes are tasked with making works of art that also cater to future homeowners’ lifestyle. 885 more words

Economic Recovery Is For Real

Popular Economics Weekly

We are already in July, and can now see that the US economic recovery is for real, in spite of the past winter. 400 more words

Weekly Financial News

Where is Housing Affordable?

The Mortgage Corner

Why aren’t there more home buyers? It seems that housing can’t really recover until household incomes recover, and household incomes are barely keeping up with inflation at the moment. 456 more words

Weekly Financial News

America's housing affordability crisis is getting worse

The pace of home price appreciation has begun to slow, according to data released Thursday from the online real estate marketplace Trulia.

Trulia uses asking prices and rents to estimate housing prices as they are right now, making it a better real-time gauge than other measures like the Case-Shiller Index, which is far more backwards looking. 428 more words

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Is now a good time to buy?

The number one question I probably get asked the most is, “Is now a good time to buy?” to which my response is, “That depends. Do you want to move?” 189 more words

Pending Home Sales Up—A Better 2014?

The Mortgage Corner

Is the housing market finally beginning to thaw from the polar winter? Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market, according to the… 489 more words

Weekly Financial News

Why Are There Too Few Houses on the Market

This is a weird phenomenon. In certain segments of the market, there is a glut of foreclosed houses for sale which brings down values. In more affluent parts of town, there are too few houses on the market, resulting in strong completion among buyers and inflated sales prices. 57 more words

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