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Best and worst housing markets for raising a family

WalletHub study looks at crime rates and family incomes
Deciding where to move your family can be difficult, especially when battling the market’s affordability crisis. By comparing the city’s crime rate, median income and other factors to determine the best and worst markets for families.
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Home sale volume in Texas hits all-time high

Home prices keep going up
Texas home sales and prices may be the only thing rising as fast as the summer temperatures in the Lone Star State. In fact, the Texas Association of Realtors says this quarter demonstrates an all-time high for sales volume in the state.
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Houston median home price hits record high in June

So much for the oil slump
Houston’s housing market just hit a new high in its median home price. On a year-to-date basis, home sales rose 2.7% versus June 2015. A sufficient supply of inventory and low interest rates should draw more homebuyers into the market in the weeks ahead.
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Which presidential candidate is better for housing?

Housing price recovery was stronger in states Clinton and Trump lost
Housing is no where near the top of the priority list for this year's presidential candidates, with many Americans unclear about where the candidates stand. However, it seems there is one clear candidate who people believe is more likely to cause an increase in home prices.
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Fannie Mae: Americans feel less confident about housing

Stagnant wages weigh on housing outlook
Although Americans say now is a good time to buy and sell a home, wages and job growth keep blocking their confidence in the economy. Meaningful improvement in the housing market going forward will likely require consistent upward movement in consumers’ income growth perceptions.
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