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And the most competitive housing market in March is…

Redfin study names top 5
Redfin’s recent study not only showed that the housing market is gearing up for a hot spring home-buying market, but also which markets are the most competitive. In some markets, homes are selling in just over a week, while in others nearly 70% of homes are selling above asking price. As the industry gears up for one of the busiest times of the year, here are the five most competitive markets.
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These are the top 5 real estate markets this spring

Ten-X says housing facing headwinds, but these metros show solid growth
A new report from Ten-X shows the top five hottest markets for this spring according to current and forecasted housing data. Some markets within the top five saw considerable increases in ranking before landing as a top market for the spring.
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Realtors name February’s fastest housing markets

Top 5 metro areas
As the market gears up for what many economists are predicting will be one of the strongest spring home-buying seasons in recent memory, the National Association of Realtors created an infographic that shows the top five fastest markets in February. Spoiler alert: the fastest market saw homes sold in an average of just 23 days.
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Why rising Federal Funds rates might be good for the housing market

Here are 3 reasons why
[Expert commentary] Much of the commentary surrounding the Federal Reserve’s decision Wednesday to raise the Fed Funds rate by 25 basis points has been about how this is likely to have a negative effect on home affordability. What if this isn’t true? In fact, here are three positive side effects to rising interest rates.
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Hey homebuyers! Need some extra luck this spring homebuying season?

Tips on how to lock on a home this spring
St Patrick’s Day ushers in the spring home-buying season as potential homeowners prepare for what is forecasted to be a strong, but extremely competitive, buying season. Future buyers could use all the extra luck they can get. Bruce Elliott, president of the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, shared tips on how buyers can make their own luck this busy spring-buying season.
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