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  • Creative destruction

    The average cost for demolishing a dilapidated house ranges between $7,500 and $10,000, but neighbors often pay Douglas Fernbacher and his crews with pizza.The Chicagoan with...
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  • The view from upstairs

    San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood is home to the haves, and the have-lesses.It is a distinction that may seem like a comparison between a Ferrari and...
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  • Mid-Cities Index Points to Increase in Home Prices

    Providing a different perspective on the housing market, a new report by Altos Research points to price gains in the mid-sized U.S. markets. The Mid-Cities Report, which analyzes housing trends in 20 medium sized U.S. cities, found that only three of the 20 markets experienced decreases in home prices in June, along with only two decreasing in May.  Overall, mid-cities composite increased by the 0.70% in June and has increased 1.83% over the previous three months. The largest increases in the composite were noted in Boulder (4.58%), Orlando (2.22%) and Boise (2.10%).  Over the preceding three months, Boulder has seen
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  • House Prices Gain 3% in June: Radar Logic

    House prices spread over 25 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) rose 3% in June, according to the monthly index compiled by Radar Logic. Prices rose in 23 of the 25 metropolitan areas tracked for the index. The Boston MSA experienced the largest monthly gain of 6.5%, followed by Denver at 5.1%. Only the Seattle and Milwaukee MSAs experienced a decline since May, slipping 1.6% and 0.2% respectively.
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  • Asking Prices Gain with Seasonal Sales

    Asking prices on houses across the US rose again in May as the spring selling season continued to work through excess inventory. House prices rose in 23 of 26 major metropolitan markets, with 22 of these markets showing the third consecutive month of price increases, according to a Real-Time Housing Market Update published Tuesday by Altos Research and Real IQ. Asking prices were down by 3.7% in Las Vegas, 1% in Salt Lake City and 0.7% in Seattle.
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  • Spring Selling Pushes Housing Strength

    The prices of homes on the market are climbing, as inventory levels are falling, offering hopes of a market on its way to recovery, according to recent housing reports. The prices of properties listed for sale rose in 22 of 26 major markets during April, according to the Real-Time Housing Report, published by Altos Research and Real IQ. The Altos 10-City Composite Price Index increased by 2.2% during April and 3.3% during the most recent three month period, which Stephen Bedikian, partner and research director for Real IQ, contributes largely to the "powerful effect of seasonality."
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  • Listing Prices Down 2.1 Percent in January

    The asking prices of homes listed for sale continued to fall in January across most U.S. markets, while listed inventory continued to fall as well, according to a study released Monday morning by Altos Research and market analysis firm Real IQ.
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  • Housing Prices, Inventories on the Downfall

    December brought falling prices and decreased inventory to the housing market, according to the Altos 10-City Composite Price Index released Wednesday by Altos Research and Real IQ. Housing prices fell 0.4 percent in December -- bringing the overall fourth quarter decline to 1.2 percent -- as inventory levels also dropped in 25 of the 26 analyzed markets.
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