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  • A reverse mortgage isn't a good fit for everyone, but for older homeowners with sizable equity and no intention of moving, the loan can make sense. And here's one compelling reason why: When a homeowner over the age of 62 refinances their tradit...
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    15 February 2019, 7:48 pm
  • The economy is growing and our workforce is mostly employed, so why does the nation's housing market appear to be backsliding? Applications are falling, purchase volume is declining, and existing home sales are dwindling. Something isn't adding ...
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    14 February 2019, 9:46 pm
  • Industry interweb locales were on fire this past week when Gary Vaynerchuk – a sought-after motivational speaker, best-selling author and respected tech entrepreneur – slammed homeownership in a podcast interview that went viral. "I do not t...
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    14 February 2019, 7:00 pm
  • Valentine's Day is a day that honors love, and at HousingWire what we really love are healthy housing markets. Luckily, Zillow has compiled a list of some of the most loved neighborhoods of 2018, which range from upscale enclaves, popular vacati...
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    14 February 2019, 4:15 pm
  • A lack of affordability has prevented many Americans from re-entering the housing market, leading to a surge in the home renovation market. However, in its 2019 home renovation forecast, Houzz explains that although the remodeling industry is li...
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    13 February 2019, 8:11 pm
  • Loan delinquencies for household debt have remained consistent over the past year, but Moody's Investors Service predicts this is about the change. New residential mortgage delinquencies clocked in at 3.55% last quarter, up 15 basis points from ...
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    13 February 2019, 5:33 pm
  • Digital lending company Blend has set its sights on the home equity market, announcing Tuesday plans to apply its tech expertise to home equity loans and lines of credit with a new app that promises to drastically reduce turn times. The move is ...
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    12 February 2019, 9:21 pm
  • Inventory for moderately priced starter homes is tight, and it's driving up home prices, making homes less affordable for America's middle class. A recent study by Realtor.com sought to pinpoint where homes were the least affordable, analyzing t...
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    12 February 2019, 8:17 pm
  • American household debt continues to climb to record levels, reaching $13.54 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018. According to the latest report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, household debt is now $869 billion higher than 2008’...
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    12 February 2019, 5:24 pm
  • The former CEO and president of an Arizona property management company will spend the next 15 months in prison after admitting to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from several homeowners’ associations....
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    11 February 2019, 10:08 pm
  • Redfin is growing its direct homebuying program beyond California, as the online real estate brokerage announced Monday that it has begun buying houses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area....
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    11 February 2019, 8:22 pm
  • A well-known figure in the retirement income world, Wade Pfau has been vocal about the benefits of using a reverse mortgage to fend against financial shocks in retirement. Pfau has published a series of articles about reverse mortgages, seeking ...
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    8 February 2019, 8:07 pm
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