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Anchorage property values declined slightly on average in 2017
on average in 2017 — a reflection of a dip in the housing market — but it's too soon to say how that will impact individual taxes, according to the city assessor's office. Overall, single-family......

2018 Economic Outlook:...
The housing market in 2018 will benefit from strong economic fundamentals as job and wage growth stay solid and interest rates, although inching up, stay low. However, the upper-end housing market......

Rental trend squeezing affordable housing market
Fewer people own their homes, and that's squeezing the rental market as more families sign leases instead of mortgages. As the number of available apartments lags behind growing demand, rents are......

Shutdown Over, But Real Estate Not in Clear
the debate again in three weeks, when the extension expires. Access an NAR memo on how the shutdown impacts federal programs important to real estate. “We are pleased that members of......

3 Ways Your Buyers Can Prevent Wire Fraud
prey to such scams. Get Tips to Fight Wire Fraud Representatives from NAR, the FBI, and Realty Executives International are hosting the webinar “Wire Fraud: Educating Clients and Avoiding......

Pros and Cons of Having Amazon HQ2 in Town
if Boston were HQ2’s home base, it could be “chaos.” “The housing market would be three times worse than it already is” due to already tight housing inventory, he says. Current homeowners......

Average Foreclosure Timelines Soar
The number of foreclosures may be dropping, but a huge backlog is building due to longer processing times. The average time to foreclose jumped to more than 1,000 days nationwide in the fourth......

Housing bears hibernate as homebuilders swagger into 2018
hear talk about prices being a little bit bubblish." As the housing market approaches its key spring selling season, Stack is practically alone in his wariness. While price gains may slow......

Tucson-area foreclosures reach lowest level since 2006
level since the start of the housing crash. There were 1,393 foreclosures last year, data from the Pima County Recorder's Office shows. That was the lowest since 2006, when 627 homes were......

Flood insurance authorization lapses in government shutdown
Congress' inability to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program could delay some home sales and loan closings. "An extension of the National Flood Insurance Program was attached to......

Residential and Commercial Sales Bolstered Land Market in 2017
The demand for residential land rose amid the continued recovery of the housing market: existing home sales rose to an annual pace of 5.48 million in November 2017, while the number of building......

Home sales rose in Naples area last year, despite Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma made a dent on home sales in the Naples, Fla., area in the final months of 2017. But total sales still came in higher than in 2016, which had its own set of challenges including......

Competitive market for Spokane homebuyers will persist into 2018
run-ups in value," he said. "It's tougher for the first-time home buyer to get into the market." In 2017, Spokane County reported the second-highest number of home sales in 30 years, Valerien......

Tax reform provides more money to buy a home but fewer benefits
new tax laws are likely to motivate a mixed response in the housing market: Increased disposable household income should lead to greater housing demand, but changes to deductions essentially......

Key Marketing Tactics to Ensure Full Occupancy
relations, marketing, branding and event-planning firm with a specialization in the student housing market. She can be reached directly at alexis@serendipitconsulting.com or 602-833-2744....

Government shutdown may create roadblocks in the housing market
workers on furlough and gummed up the works of the U.S. housing market. Here's how another shutdown could make buying or selling a home even more stressful. Doesn't the bank decide whether......

As Competition To Disrupt Home Sales Heats Up, Startup Knock Plans Rollout To 10 New Cities
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The Natural Disasters Of 2017's Impact On The Housing Market Will Surprise You
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