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Here are the 10 U.S. cities with the biggest share of million-dollar homes
Silicon Valley’s San Jose, California, tops the list Five of the top 10 cities measured by their share of million-dollar homes are on the West Coast. The next four are on the East Coast, and there’s one smack in the nation’s middle. The list compiled by LendingTree is topped by...
Zumper: November sees price growth slowdown in nation’s top rental markets
Median monthly rent for a 1-bedroom unit rises to $1,237 In November, the rental prices for a one-bedroom and two-bedroom unit decreased by 0.3%, according to Zumper’s National Rent Report. It now costs the average renter a median of $1,237 and $1,480 to rent the average one- and two-bedroom units, equating...
Real estate startup Ribbon secures $330 million to grow homebuying platform
Closes on $30 million funding round, secures $300 million debt facility Ribbon, a homebuying startup that offers a unique proposition to its customers, currently operates in eight markets in four states , which began operating in the Carolinas in the last few years, works with homebuyers to ensure they can buy the home they...
ATTOM: Zombie foreclosures are ticking down
The amount of vacant homes in the U.S. continues to sit at a lull, slowly ticking down, according to a new data set from ATTOM Data Solutions. In Q3, 1.6% of homes were vacant in the U.S., meaning there was a small tick down in the vacant home sector in this quarter.
AARP now offering refunds to members on home sales when using a Realogy real estate agent
AARP members can earn cash back when they sell a home AARP members will soon be able to earn a cash back reward or bonus when they buy or sell a home, thanks to a new partnership with Realogy, the largest owner of U.S. real estate brokerages and franchise brands. Through this...
Homeownership may now be more accessible to Washington educators
Homeownership investment startup Landed launches in DC Last month, Landed, a homeownership investment startup, launched in the Portland area with the goal of helping teachers achieve their dream of homeownership.  Now, the company is launching in its seventh market: Washington, D.C. The startup pays half of the standard down payment (up to $120,000),...
U.S. homeownership rate rises in 3Q
The rate for black Americans rose more than two percentage points from 2Q's record low The U.S. homeownership rate rose in the third quarter to match an almost five-year high set in the final three months of 2018, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday. The 64.8% share of American...
NAHB: Single-story home construction increased in 2018
The older the generation, the more likely they were to reside in a single-story home Two-story homes are still more popular among homebuilders than single-story homes, but that gap is shrinking. According to newly released analysis by the National Association of Home Builders, the share of new homes with two or...
Appraisals will no longer be required on certain home sales of $400,000 and under
Federal Reserve signs off on appraisal rule change, making change official For the first time since 1994, certain home sales of $400,000 and under will soon not need an appraisal after federal regulators approved a proposal to increase the threshold at which residential home sales require an appraisal. Last November,...
Cities in Ohio and Texas appear repeatedly in the top 10 A recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders showed that more than half of buyers who were actively looking for a home were unsuccessful – even after searching for three months – citing high prices as the main roadblock.  Additionally, a...
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