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Mortgage Applications Take Big Dive

September 20, 2013: 

Higher mortgage rates are curbing loan demand for home purchases and refinancings, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Inventory Crunch Over? More Sellers Jump In

September 20, 2013: 

The tight inventory of homes for-sale that plagued many markets in recent months is starting to fade.

More Home Owners Recapture Long-Lost Equity

September 20, 2013: 

Two recent housing reports are confirming the same picture: Home owners are rapidly recapturing the equity they had lost in the last decade.

Number of Underwater Homeowners Down 42%

September 20, 2013: 

The number of home owners who owe more on their mortgage than their home is currently worth has dropped from 12.1 million to 7.1 million as of the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest housing scorecard from the Obama administration.

Realtor.com®: Recovery Returning to Normal

September 19, 2013: 

As the peak home-buying season comes to an end, rising inventories and slower, steadier home-price increases in many markets are showing a healthier housing recovery.

Video: August Home Sales, Prices Rise

September 19, 2013: 

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about existing-home sales in August 2013, which reached the highest level in 6.5 years.

Recovery in New-Home Market Accelerates

September 19, 2013: 

The recovery of the new-home market picked up speed in August, with builders beginning construction on more single-family homes and building permits soaring to a five-year high.

August Existing-Home Sales Rise, Limited Inventory Continues to Push Prices

September 19, 2013: 

Existing-home sales increased in August and reached the highest level in six and a half years, while the median price shows nine consecutive months of double-digit year-over-year increases.

Quiz: 2013 Profile of Real Estate Firms: Part I

September 18, 2013: 

How much do you know about the typical real estate firm? Take this quiz to find out.

More Home Owners Show Desire to Remodel

September 18, 2013: 

"The national upward trend in remodeling is unmistakable," says an industry spokesman about the latest remodeling index results.

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