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Millennials would really prefer to live in these 10 cities

List ranges from affordable to expensive
Younger home shoppers are set to become the No. 1 homebuying cohort throughout the coming years, but they’re not opting to buy a home just anywhere. Realtor.com took advantage of its website user data to create a list of the top 10 markets where Millennials are looking for a home. While a chunk of the cities on the list are affordable, it’s not true for all of them.
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Realtor.com: These are the top 10 suburban housing hotspots

More buyers look outside city as home prices rise
As home prices continue to increase, more homebuyers are being pushed out of urban areas and into the suburbs. In fact, about 50% of all homebuyers planning to buy a home this spring said they will purchase a home in the suburbs. In that spirit, here are the top 10 suburbs in the nation.
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Here are 2016’s top 10 most popular homes for sale

Hint: No. 1 is the country’s biggest fixer-upper
As 2016 comes to a close, realtor.com put together a list of the year’s most popular homes for sale, as measured by clicks. Whether they're well known as movie locations or celeb homes, these houses captured the attention of many Americans this year. However, the attention didn't always translate to a sale.
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Realtor.com predicts these 5 housing trends for 2017

Millennials, home prices, interest rates
The housing market is on the edge of 2017. A quick look back on 2016 shows a year filled with thoughts on Millennial homeownership, low interest rates and drastically low inventory. What changes do you think next year will bring for housing?
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Will interest rates price Millennials out of the housing market before they can even jump in?

Interest rates rise after the election
Millennials, which usually fall into the first-time homebuyer pool, are predicted to start moving into the housing market soon as they opt out of renting. Unfortunately, this new forecast report explained that the election changed a lot of the rosy picture original predicted for first-time homebuyers in 2017.
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Lucky numbers increase home prices?

Chinese superstition takes a toll on U.S. housing
The influx of Chinese buyers into the U.S. housing market means the market could also be subject to some of the culture’s superstitions. While many Chinese buyers would pay a premium for homes with lucky numbers in the address, they also expect a discount on homes where the address contains unlucky numbers.
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Realtor.com's traffic is growing but still dwarfed by Zillow

Zillow Group websites triple traffic of News Corp property
When News Corp acquired Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, in November 2014, the worldwide conglomerate pledged to “turbocharge” Realtor.com. The impact of the News Corp acquisition is still being felt by Realtor.com, which continues to see growth in its web traffic, but the company still has a long way to go to catch the websites of the Zillow Group.
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Summer housing market not cooling down this fall

BONUS: Realtor.com predicts hottest housing market in 10 years
Normally the hot summer real estate market cools off with the entrance of fall. That may not be the case this year. If you didn't sell your home this summer, it's not too late. In fact, this fall is about to see the hottest seller's market in 10 years.
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