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Builder Confidence Jumps to Highest Mark Since January

Builder Confidence Jumps to Highest Mark Since January


Despite numbers that would imply the contrary, homebuilder confidence continued to increase this month….

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Existing-Home Sales Pace Hits Its Stride, Reaches 2014 Peak

Existing-Home Sales Pace Hits Its Stride, Reaches 2014 Peak


NAR’s new existing home-sales report shows the sales pace quickening, inventory rising and distressed…

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This is How Important Government Financing is For First-Time Homebuyers

This is How Important Government Financing is For First-Time Homebuyers


Simply put, without government guarantees, the percentage of first-time homebuyers would be even smaller…

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The Secret Reason Why Housing Hasn’t Fully Recovered Yet

The Secret Reason Why Housing Hasn’t Fully Recovered Yet


New survey data has uncovered the secret reason for why housing has yet to…

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Immigrants to Play Huge Role in Future Housing Market

Immigrants to Play Huge Role in Future Housing Market


Immigrants already play a large role in housing, but that role will only grow…

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Housing Starts, Driven by Multifamily Sector, Exceed Expectations in July

Housing Starts, Driven by Multifamily Sector, Exceed Expectations in July


With a strong multifamily sector driving activity, housing construction put up some fantastic numbers in…

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Million-Dollar Loans Surge to Highest Level Ever in 2014

Million-Dollar Loans Surge to Highest Level Ever in 2014


We’ve been reporting for some time that housing is being largely driven by higher-income…

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The 5 Reasons that Millennials are Still Living with Their Parents

The 5 Reasons that Millennials are Still Living with Their Parents


Millennials are poised to be the next big source of housing demand, but far…

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Goldman Sachs Finds No. 1 Factor Fueling Millennial Loan Rejection

Goldman Sachs Finds No. 1 Factor Fueling Millennial Loan Rejection


Lending standards have loosened since a year ago, but student debt is still keeping…

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3 Negotiating Techniques To Manage Your Own Assertiveness

3 Negotiating Techniques To Manage Your Own Assertiveness


Negotiations call for a certain amount of assertiveness to make sure your clients get…

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