The housing market is hot right now — if you’re a seller. Buyers, on the flip side, are having a harder time finding homes. Americans are aware of the struggles they face in buying a home. More than 70% of U.S. adults believe the housing market is currently in a bubble, and more than half…

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NEWS: Signs Point Toward Continued House Price Appreciation

House Price Appreciation

MBA Newslinks August 24, 2020 Ahead of this morning’s S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes, a report from First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., said low mortgage rates, tight supply and demographic demand will continue to drive home price appreciation well into autumn. “Mortgage rates are even lower (below 3% for the first time…

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NEWS: Home Sellers Increasingly Hold Upper Hand

Sellers Hold Upper Hand

Michael Tucker August 24, 2020 Zillow, Seattle, said sellers expanded their advantage in July as market forces continued to work in their favor. Buyers outnumbered sellers and snapped up homes at a record pace last month, Zillow reported. “This spring’s housing soft patch is receding in the rearview mirror as we get a clear picture…

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