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How Technology and Millennials are Changing the House Hunt

A newspaper’s real estate section. Automotive transportation. And, a real estate agent who communicated primarily through phone calls. Twenty years ago, these were the tools of the trade for most home shoppers. These days, the newspaper most likely has been replaced by a computer, the vehicle enters the scene much later in the process thanks …

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Time for Millennials to Make Their Move

Could this be the year Millennials move out and up into the single-family housing market? Some experts believe the answer is “yes.” According to Jonathan Smoke, the National Association of Realtors’ chief economist, the constraints that have been holding back this influential segment of the first-time homebuyer market are finally beginning to ease. Unemployment, which …

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Builder Confidence Sees Uptick In August

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built, single-family homes rose two points in August, despite a dip in sales recorded the month prior, according to reports from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “We are somewhat surprised by this dip, considering builder confidence and new-home starts are on the rise,” said Kevin Kelly, chairman …

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Love & Housing

It’s Valentine’s Day, a day known far and wide for love and romance, flowers and candy, and…house-hunting. Well, maybe not house-hunting. But, in honor of Cupid’s holiday, Trulia and Harris Interactive have put together a fun little Love & Housing Survey, which turned up some interesting tidbits about how single men and women view dating and …

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What Homebuyers Want

The holidays are here and everyone is making a wish-list, including new home buyers. With the holidays lurking just around the corner, it’s never too soon to bust out a wish list in preparation for the gift-giving season. Even home buyers can’t resist the urge to get in on the fun. According to the National …

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