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Housing activity now exceeding previous norms in many areas

Housing activity now exceeding previous norms in many areas

Markets in 59 metro areas have returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of housing and economic activity, a positive sign for the housing recovery, according to data released by the National Association of Home Builders. Nationwide, economic and housing activity is running at an average of 87% its […]

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Top 8 mortgage tips for 2014

Top 8 mortgage tips for 2014

The clock is ticking for buyers and homeowners who want to grab a low mortgage rate in 2014. But if you stay on top of your game, keep your finances in order and act quickly, you can still grab attractive mortgage deals. These 8 mortgage tips can help you with […]

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Housing Recovery Regional Snapshot

Housing Recovery Regional Snapshot

Home values are back on the rise.  Here’s a look at how existing-home sales fared in December 2013 and for the year (2013) across the country: Northeast: Existing-home sales fell 1.5 percent in December but remain 3.2 percent higher than December 2012. Median price: $239,300, up 3.6 percent from year […]

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5 Reasons to Refinance in 2014

5 Reasons to Refinance in 2014

For many people, New Year’s resolutions often lose their motivational power by the middle of January. But unlike a commitment to save more or eat less, a resolution to refinance can be accomplished within a few weeks and you can reap the benefits for the rest of the year and […]

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