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One In 10 U.S. Properties Seriously Underwater In Q2 2018

Equity Rich Properties Represent One in Four U.S. Properties; Report Includes Home Equity Breakdown by Zip Code IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q2 2018 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that in the second quarter of 2018, more than […]

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reverse mortgage

Housing Wealth for Homeowners 62+ Reaches $6.8 Trillion in Q1 2018

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Housing wealth for homeowners 62 and older grew to $6.82 trillion in Q1 2018, an increase of $177 billion in senior home equity over Q4 2017, reports the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association today in its quarterly release of the NRMLA/RiskSpan Reverse Mortgage Market Index. The RMMI rose to 244.73 […]

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Housing Baby Boomers

National Association of Realtors® Infographic: Housing Market Movers – Baby Boomers

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In recent years, baby boomers have been active in the housing market, coming in at a close second to millennials as the largest generation of home buyers, while home prices have remained high and inventory conditions tightened. The National Association of Realtors®’ 2018 Profile of Home Buyer and Seller Generational […]

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home improvement

HomeAdvisor Releases New True Cost Report Highlighting Home Improvement Trends

GOLDEN, Colo., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, HomeAdvisor released its True Cost Report focused on generational trends in home improvement, the negligible impact of rising interest rates on homeowner decision making, and the growth of home improvement spending. Findings of the report show that 80 percent of homeowners surveyed plan to stay in their existing […]

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Tiny Homes

Global Tiny Homes Market 2018-2022| Rising Number of Retirement Home Parks Drives Growth

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global tiny homes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 7% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. A key factor driving the market’s growth is the cost-intensive construction of conventional houses. The demand for tiny homes is mainly driven by the high cost […]

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Home Flip

U.S. Home Flipping Rate Matches Six-Year High In Q1 2018 Despite 3 Percent Year-Over-Year Decrease In Number Of Homes Flipped

IRVINE, Calif., June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that 48,457 U.S. single family homes and condos were flipped in the first quarter of 2018, down 4 percent from the previous quarter and down 3 percent […]

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Open House

Pending Home Sales Lose Steam in April, Decline 1.3 Percent

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — After two straight months of modest increases, pending home sales dipped in April to their third-lowest level over the past year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions saw no gain in contract activity last month. The Pending Home Sales Index,* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator based […]

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Remodeling

Metrostudy Releases Q1 2018 Residential Remodeling Index (RRI)

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) MAY 21, 2018 Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, announced today the release of its first quarter 2018 Residential Remodeling Index (RRI), detailing activity in the remodeling and replacement industry. In first quarter 2018, the Residential Remodeling Index improved to a new all-time high of 112.9, which represents a solid increase of 5.2 percent […]

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New Hard Money Loan Programs in SoCal

Now available to San Diego, Orange County and other major markets. San Diego, CA, April 10, 2018 – First Liberty Financial Corporation (FLF) announces that they have three new hard money loan programs targeted for residential and commercial owners who are focused on fix and flip loans, commercial hard money, residential hard money loans, foreign […]

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