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  • Saving for a down payment is a real drag these days thanks to soaring home prices and high interest rates. But, according to RealEstate.com, there are a handful of U.S. metros where it doesn’t suck quite as much as the rest. RealEstate.com’s...
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    20 August 2018, 5:48 pm
  • In case you missed it late Friday, HUD accused Facebook of allowing a modern, technologically enhanced form of redlining, wherein Facebook allows advertisers to use its mountains of data to target housing ads to very specific audiences. Here, th...
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    20 August 2018, 4:01 am
  • Home prices have been appreciating rapidly as the housing shortage and other economic factors keep upward pressure on the median price point in the U.S. The trend looks nigh invincible as a strong economy and rising interest rates cement it into...
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    15 August 2018, 4:20 pm
  • Nearly a quarter of U.S. properties with mortgages are equity rich, according to a recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions. The Western region led the charge with the highest percentage of equity-rich properties, as four out of the top five metr...
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    14 August 2018, 8:00 pm
  • According to a study by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, America has yet to take back the ground it lost in the 2008 financial crisis. Bloomberg reports that gross domestic product remains below where its 2007 trend predicted the natio...
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    13 August 2018, 9:46 pm
  • Nearly 90% of homeowners approaching retirement want to stay in their homes as they age, according to AARP. And that massive statistic is the single best marketing tool a reverse mortgage professional can use. The aging-in-place movement is upon...
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    13 August 2018, 8:15 pm
  • Owning a home in retirement seems to be an idea firmly ensconced in the American Dream, but the fact is more Baby Boomers are looking to rent than ever before. But what makes the most financial sense is up for debate, as two media outlets hash i...
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    13 August 2018, 6:19 pm
  • On Monday, HUD announced it is moving forward with its goals of “streamlining” the controversial Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule by inviting public comment on proposed amendments to it. The embattled regulations were originally en...
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    13 August 2018, 5:04 pm
  • Nationwide, the percentage has been growing for the last 10 years, and though homeownership has been making a small comeback lately, escalating rents and continually rising home prices are keeping many households on the lease life. And it look...
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    10 August 2018, 3:04 pm
  • For the first time in almost four years, home prices have decreased for three consecutive months. While aggregate senior home equity has consistently risen in the last several years, will its growth taper off as appreciation slows?...
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    10 August 2018, 7:25 am
  • Over the next year, the median value of a home will soar to $1 million or more in 23 more U.S. cities, providing further evidence of the worsening affordability of housing around the nation and a harbinger of how much worse it will get. Is it ti...
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    9 August 2018, 10:09 pm
  • Purchasing a home may be the biggest decision you make your entire life. The way you choose to invest your money could either set you up for failure or success. Hippo, an InsureTech company, lists 5 hidden homeownership costs and provides some i...
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    9 August 2018, 8:01 pm
  • Lisa Ashkins
    REALTOR®, MA, CNE
    Broker Associate
    DRE#01764182
    619.325.4192 office
    619.888.2117 mobile
    lisa@gourbansandiego.com