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19 Housing Markets Ranked as Finalist for Amazon's HQ2 in U.S.

19 Housing Markets Ranked as Finalist for Amazon's HQ2 in U.S.

As Amazon still mulls over its options for their next headquarters city known as Amazon HQ2, Irvine, Ca-based ATTOM Data Solutions ranked and released this week the 19 finalist city's housing markets for Amazon's second headquarters. Read More »

Nine Percent of U.S. Homeowners Are Underwater on Their Mortgage

Nine Percent of U.S. Homeowners Are Underwater on Their Mortgage

More than a decade after the U.S. housing market collapsed, the recovery has passed another milestone. Read More »

U.S. Home Values Rise at Fastest Pace in 12 Years

U.S. Home Values Rise at Fastest Pace in 12 Years

According to Zillow's April 2018 Real Estate Market Report, U.S. median home values are rising at their fastest pace in 12 years Over the past year, home values across the country rose 8.7 percent to a median value of $215,600. Read More »

41.5 Million Americans to Travel Memorial Day Weekend

41.5 Million Americans to Travel Memorial Day Weekend

According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this 2018 Memorial Day weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than a dozen years. Read More »

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Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

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According to a newly released Home Price Expectations Survey by Zillow, the United States will likely enter the next recession in 2020. The quarterly survey asked more than 100 real estate experts and economists about their predictions for the housing market

The world's top online retailer - Amazon - announced this past week a unique nationwide marketing partnership with Miami-based Lennar Homes, the nation's largest homebuilder by volume.

According to Zillow, U.S. homebuyers with a lower credit score pay thousands of dollars more for the same home than a buyer with an excellent credit score.

Property portal Zillow is reporting this week that young college graduates in the U.S. are more likely to be living with their parents than they were before the housing bubble, especially in places that had a more exaggerated boom and subsequent crash.

According to Redfin's latest Housing Demand Index, March marked the second consecutive month of declines this year in the U.S., as the index fell 6.5 percent month over month to a reading of 105 in March 2018.

According to data from Zillow, home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly when they find a home they want, as homes sold at their fastest pace on record in 2017.

U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017.

Over 64 million Americans live in multigenerational households, which is based on a report by the Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C.

According to Zillow, U.S. home values have been appreciating more per working hour than local minimum wage pays in about half of the nation's 50 largest cities.

According to CBRE, momentum for additional construction of U.S. warehouses is not likely to wane, because the vast majority of the country's warehouse stock is decades old and ill-suited for the demands of e-commerce.

This represents the lowest level of homebuyer demand in 11 months and the largest month-over-month decline on record for the Demand Index, for which Redfin has data going back to January 2013.

Residential median rent across the nation is accelerating at its fastest pace in 21 months. Over the past year, the median rent in the U.S. rose 2.8 percent to a Zillow Rent Index (ZRI) of $1,445.

While historically low mortgage rates in the U.S. have been the silver lining in today's competitive housing market, keeping monthly payments relatively affordable even as home prices reached new peaks - but that's all changing.

Median home prices in U.S. zip codes in the highest 20 percent for environmental hazard risk appreciated at a faster pace than the overall U.S housing market over the past year.

According to Zillow's January Real Estate Market Report, U.S. home value growth across the country is increasing at the slowest pace in 15 months. Over the past year, home values rose 6.7 percent to a median home value of $207,600.

According to the National Association of Home Builders / Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index released this week, data for all four quarters of 2017 show housing affordability remaining essentially flat throughout the full 2017 year.

U.S. builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a reading of 71, up 12 points from the previous quarter. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

According to Zillow, the total value of all homes in the United States in early January 2018 is now $31.8 trillion after gaining $2 trillion in 2017. The cumulative value of the U.S. housing market grew at its fastest annual pace.

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