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Where Has Real Estate Struggled Since the Bubble Burst in 2008?
June, 14 2019

Where Has Real Estate Struggled Since the Bubble Burst in 2008?

While we are all wary of a new recession—with memories of the so-called “Great Recession” that began in 2008 with [...]

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Higher and Lower Ends of the Housing Market See Different Paces of Price Appreciation
June, 13 2019

Higher and Lower Ends of the Housing Market See Different Paces of Price Appreciation

The American Enterprise Institute released its report on the AEI Housing Market Indicators on January 28th, which is a briefing [...]

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What to Make of The Fed’s Statements that Growth May Slow?
June, 12 2019

What to Make of The Fed’s Statements that Growth May Slow?

In a statement he made to the Senate Banking Committee on the 22nd of February, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome [...]

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What Makes For the Most Costly Neighborhoods?
June, 11 2019

What Makes For the Most Costly Neighborhoods?

In a recent report, Realtor.com examined the median prices of homes in every state in the nation to determine which [...]

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How are Education and Jobs Related to Area Home Prices?
June, 10 2019

How are Education and Jobs Related to Area Home Prices?

To what extent is reality dependent upon perception? It’s a timeless question, and clearly context-dependent. No matter how much a [...]

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Mortgage Prepayments Fall to Lowest Rate in 18 Years
June, 07 2019

Mortgage Prepayments Fall to Lowest Rate in 18 Years

While we have seen some decline in mortgage rates of late from what at one point appeared to be an [...]

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Two Cities in our Service Area Continue to See Highest-in-Nation Price Acceleration
June, 06 2019

Two Cities in our Service Area Continue to See Highest-in-Nation Price Acceleration

Changes in the prices of homes have been the subject of much speculation of late, as we have seen the [...]

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Cities in our Service Area are Two of Three in the Nation with Rising Mortgage Delinquency Rates
June, 05 2019

Cities in our Service Area are Two of Three in the Nation with Rising Mortgage Delinquency Rates

Nationwide, the real estate situation—particularly where housing is concerned—has been on a positive course overall for the past few years. [...]

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Examining the Tea Leaves: Is Another Recession on the Way?
June, 04 2019

Examining the Tea Leaves: Is Another Recession on the Way?

According to a recent report by Realtor.com, we may see a downturn in the economy in the near future—but don’t [...]

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A Recent Supreme Court Decision on What Counts as a “Debt Collector”
June, 03 2019

A Recent Supreme Court Decision on What Counts as a “Debt Collector”

In a unanimous decision on the case Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, the United States Supreme Court confirmed in [...]

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Blockchain’s Potential Effects on the Title Industry
June, 02 2019

Blockchain’s Potential Effects on the Title Industry

A recent white paper by Premium Title discusses potential benefits to the prospect of utilizing blockchain in the real estate [...]

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How Is the Fed’s Pause on Rate Hikes Affecting the Housing Market?
June, 01 2019

How Is the Fed’s Pause on Rate Hikes Affecting the Housing Market?

The Fed has paused its schedule of rate hikes, and this appears to be having beneficial effect on the housing [...]

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