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  • Case-Shiller: Home price gains keep slowing down

    Retreat below 6% for the first time in a year
    For the first time in a year, annual gains have now fallen below 6%, according to the latest Case-Shiller Home Price Index from S&P Dow Jones Indices and CoreLogic. S&P Dow Jones Indices Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee David Blitzer said following reports that home sales are flat to down, price gains are beginning to moderate.
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  • Want an extra $1,000 to pay off your mortgage?

    New Jersey senator proposes tax credit relief
    A New Jersey senator proposes a $1,000 tax credit to help middle-class homeowners pay off their mortgages. With home prices increasing at least twice the rate of inflation, the measure could bring much-needed relief to Garden State homeowners.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates reach fourth highest level of 2018

    30-year fixed-rate mortgage in second consecutive week of 4.6%
    Mortgage rates climbed higher this week, reaching its fourth highest level of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater says potential high inflation and borrowing costs will modestly rise in coming months.
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  • Can you afford to finance a tiny home?

    You won't be able to use a traditional loan
    As more people buckle under the weight of mortgage and rental rates, alternative housing has become a viable option. Specifically, tiny homes have piqued the interest of those wanting to ditch the picket fence and fat loan. But how affordable is a tiny home? Not very.
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  • Case-Shiller reports increase in home price growth

    Experts say rising home prices won’t stop anytime soon
    Home prices increased across the U.S. in February, picking up the pace in annual price gains. This run, which is still ongoing, compares to the previous long run from January 1992 to February 2007. And with expectations for continued economic growth and further employment gains, the current run of rising prices is likely to continue.
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  • Experts: Homebuyers should prepare for onslaught of competition this spring season

    High home prices here to stay
    The latest Case-Shiller report showed home prices are continuing to rise, but now experts say not only are those high prices here to stay, but homebuyers could be pummeled this spring by an increase in competition. Homebuyers will face not only the typical spring competition, but also the pent-up demand from would-be buyers who have been looking for, but unable to find, a home the past several months.
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  • Case-Shiller: Are home price increases leveling off?

    Increased 6.3% annually in December
    Home prices increased in December at a faster pace than the previous month, however, some signs could be emerging to show a leveling off in home price increases. One expert explained within the last few months, there are beginning to be some signs that gains in housing may be leveling off.
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