Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Number one shouldn't be a shocker

Where's Watt?

FHFA scorecard should be marked tardy

Rentership society? Insider trading on Russian sanctions?

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California dreaming? Be prepared to pay up

State is home to the 8 most expensive cities to buy a home
April 18, 2014
It basically takes gold to live in the Golden State.
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Revolving door starts turning as WFC hires two former CFPB execs

Both will deal with home loan capital markets division
April 18, 2014
The door turns in Washington D.C. as Wells Fargo is recruiting executives from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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Forbes: 10 best cities for raising a family

April 18, 2014
Forbes ranked America’s 100 largest metro areas to compile the definitive list of the best housing markets to raise a family.
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Detroit’s $1,000 houses may be a lousy deal

April 18, 2014
This came up in a HousingWire conversation on Thursday – have an extra $1,000 in your PayPal account? You can own a home in Detroit. At a sell price that’s almost literally $1 per square foot, it still may be a raw deal.
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Top 5 cities where safety is not a question

Number one shouldn't be a shocker
April 18, 2014
Given our recent list of the top 10 most dangerous suburbs, now might be a good time to note which cities are pouring the most money into safety. One city recorded 30 fire personnel for every 10,000 residents.
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Renters are high on Colorado and Washington

Wonder why?
April 18, 2014
Let’s be blunt here. Where there’s smoke, there’s probably fire.
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5 tips for house flippers

April 18, 2014
"Flipping is back" may be a bit of an overstatement, but activity is there. No judgement on the mentality that buys into the "eternal price appreciation" model or what the short-term mindset does to long-term investments. But still, CNBC and Bankrate are going with this: Flipping is back.
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Eminent domain: Whose land is it anyway?

April 18, 2014
HousingWire has covered eminent domain as both a tool some want to use for dealing with underwater mortgages, and as a tool used improperly in real estate deals. CNBC looks at the effects of the landmark Kelo decision now, almost a decade later.
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Claire Rhodes joins LenderLive

Fills firm’s regional account executive role
April 18, 2014
Denver-based LenderLive Network, hired Claire Rhodes as the firm’s regional account executive covering the northeast region for the company’s correspondent lending division.
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RE/MAX: March home sales build momentum for 2014

All 52 metro areas record increase in sales
April 18, 2014
March home sales increased over the previous month for the first time in 2014, rising 24.6% from February, in addition to all 52 metro areas surveyed reporting an increase in sales over February.
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