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  • Spring isn't only for homebuyers, it's for remodelers, too

    Trulia says 90% of homeowners plan to remodel their homes
    Spring is just around the corner, and the housing market is gearing up for a hot home buying season. And while data suggest many Americans are likely to purchase homes, a recent survey from Trulia indicates a significant number of current homeowners will choose to remodel their homes instead.
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  • Housing starts tumble in December

    Fall 11.2% but post yearly gain
    Housing starts for the month of December took a tumble, according to the latest report from the HUD and the Dept. of Commerce. Starts fell 11.2% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.08 million units, according to the report, which was delayed due to the more than month-long partial government shutdown.
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  • Trulia: Here’s what will happen in housing in 2019

    Mortgage rates will hit 10-year high
    It’s the trillion-dollar question that everyone’s looking for an answer for. What’s housing going to do next year? A new survey and forecast from Trulia shows that people want to buy a house, but they may not be able to afford it right now thanks to a combination of rising rates and rising home prices. The bad news is that it’s likely only going to get worse in 2019.
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  • Home builders: Baby Boomer home sales disappoint

    Data suggests more Boomers are staying put
    Builder confidence in the housing market for those 55 years of age and older is slipping, highlighting a recent trend showing that Baby Boomers staying put rather than downsizing. According to the latest Housing Market Index from the National Association of Home Builders, sales of single-family homes to those 55 and older declined seven points the third quarter.
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  • Trulia: Home price cuts reach 4-year high

    In August 17.2% of U.S. listings had a price cut, up from 16.7% the previous year
    The latest data from Trulia reveals that U.S. listings with a price cut increased to the highest level since 2014. Trulia Housing Economist Felipe Chacon said buyers should be encouraged by the signals in the market, however not every buyer will benefit equally.
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  • Uber co-founder's real estate tech company Haus hires new CEO

    Names former Trulia exec Jonathan McNulty as its new CEO
    Haus, Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp’s real estate tech company, hired Jonathan McNulty as its new chief executive officer. Along with McNulty’s addition to Haus’ C-suite, Haus is launching a new digital platform to help homebuyers and sellers go through the real estate process on their own for free.
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  • Baby Boomers won’t downsize homes anytime soon

    Instead, they're working longer and the kids are living with them
    Baby Boomers are staying put and their kids are sticking with them, according to a new study by Trulia that examined the housing situations of homeowners 65 and older. The study revealed that seniors appear to be holding off on downsizing just the same as they were 10 years prior, and that contrary to some opinions, the lack of downsizing is not eroding affordability.
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