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Who are the homebuying Millennials?

Infographic shows everything you need to know
Brena Swanson
The average age of a Millennial homebuyer is 28. After a recent survey from more than 5,400 Millennials, Endeavor America Loan Services found they are outgrowing their usual stereotype.
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4 reasons why now is a good time to buy a home

Hint: Rates won’t be low forever
Brena Swanson
Everyone has their own specific set of factors that that can motivate them to jump into the housing market. These four factors could convince you why you should buy now.
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Here are the answers to the emoji homebuyer challenge

Did you pass?
Brena Swanson
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which might have worked against you on the emoji challenge HousingWire published on Tuesday. Did you translate the emoji letter right? Here's the answer sheet.
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Can you translate this emoji letter to millennial borrowers?

Dear borrower…
Brena Swanson and Allison Tester
Emojis originally started as a simple way to express whether you are happy or sad but have evolved into a way to communicate your every single thought, desire and craving. But will they work for mortgage lending? Here's a sample of a letter to a potential borrower. Can you translate it?
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Mortgage Master President: 3 tips to reach younger homeowners

Do you use technology?
Paul Anastos
Most mortgage lenders built their businesses providing mortgages to Baby Boomers, but are they prepared for the new, younger and more tech-savvy generation?
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Tyler Perry lists Atlanta home for $25 million

Check out the incredible photos
Brena Swanson
The director of “If Loving You is Wrong” and “The Haves and the Have Nots” is entering the real estate market and listed his home in Atlanta for $25 million.
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10 tips for first-time homebuyers

How to navigate the real estate market
Brena Swanson
Homebuyers are caught in a storm of low inventory, high demand and tight credit availability right now. In these market conditions, even simple tactics can make the difference between owning a home or not. For starters, here are 10 tips.
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CoreLogic: Cash sales decline again, drop to 34.6%

Share of cash sales to return to normal by mid-2016?
Brena Swanson
Cash sales continued their two-year trend and declined once again. This time, cash sales made up 34.6% of total home sales nationally, down 39% from March 2014.
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RealtyTrac: Zombie foreclosures increase in half of U.S. metros

Top 10 zombie foreclosure rates in major markets
Brena Swanson
While homeowner-vacated zombie foreclosures are improving across the country, they still remain, and are getting worse, in some top-foreclosure states. This infographic shows which markets are winning and losing in the war on zombies.
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The history of housing in 5 charts

Coldwell Banker survey reveals the lessons we've learned
A financial crisis and recovery later, the housing market looks nothing like it did 20 years ago. A new survey from Coldwell Banker shows in 5 charts just how different the market is.
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