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Older Homeowners Turn to Equity for Retirement

The equity of homeowners ages 62 and older has reached an all-time high, according to the latest index reading from the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association report. Seniors saw their housing wealth grow by 2.7% or $104 billion in t...

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Are AirBnBs Good for a Neighborhood?

    Short-term rental properties are popping up in more neighborhoods across the country as homeowners look to cash in on an extra income stream. But is an Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway, or other short-term rental good for a thrivi...

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Top Reasons Americans are Moving

Many Americans are moving because they want more space, according to a new survey of 1,000 consumers from Porch.com, a home remodeling website. More than one in four—and millennials, in particular—say their chief motivator for moving is...

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55-Plus Consumers Get Special Housing Attention

Homebuilders and many housing analysts have been thinking about the evolving housing needs of the 55-plus age group. The size of the group commands special attention alone: Baby boomers (born between 1946 to 1964) stand at 76 million and ar...

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Listing Prices Set Another Record

The median list price in the U.S. reached $310,000 in April—another record high that surpassed March’s high, realtor.com® reported in its April 2019 housing trend report this week. Listing prices continue to grow, despite an uptick in ...

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Fed Agrees to Hold Rates

The Federal Reserve voted unanimously on Wednesday to leave borrowing costs unchanged and says it will continue to be “patient” about making any moves to its benchmark rate. The Fed’s vote came despite increased calls from the White H...

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