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Housing Credit Data In Q4 Looks Nothing Like 2008

People have been screaming about a housing bubble crash on social media sites for over 12 years. The truth is, U.S. housing credit looks very different than in 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008. Homeowners have actually never looked better and the data from the Federal Reserve‘s Quarterly Report on Household

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How To Write A Lead-Winning Real Estate Agent Bio (+ Examples)

As a real estate agent, you may think clients should care more about their next home than your life story. And while that may be true, well-crafted real estate agent bios can build trust and credibility and serve as a powerful tool in an agent’s marketing arsenal — giving prospective

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FAR Expert Urges Consideration Of The Home When Planning For Retirement

When creating retirement plans, people often consider their investments and other financial assets when determining the future course to take, but they rarely consider what is often their most valuable asset: their home. This is according to Steve Resch, vice president of retirement strategies at Finance of America Reverse (FAR),

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Two Harbors CEO Speaks On Strategic Origination Business 

Minnesota-based real estate investment trust Two Harbors has hired industry veteran Kyle Kilpatrick to lead its newly created mortgage originations division, which is part of the company’s strategy to retain borrowers from its servicing portfolio when interest rates drop. “He has experience building direct-to-consumer channel products and businesses from scratch,”

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Housing Affordability Remains Historically Low: NAHB

Mortgages rates reached their highest level since 2000, construction costs rose and building regulations remained burdensome, leaving U.S. housing affordability near a 10-year low point at the end of last year, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). According to the fourth-quarter 2023 iteration of the NAHB/Wells Fargo

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Agents In Illinois Grapple With The State’s Housing Inventory Shortage

Last year marked the 10th consecutive year of population declines for Illinois. According to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the state lost 32,826 residents from July 2022 to July 2023. Despite the population decline, Illinois’ housing market remains relatively strong. The state has an Altos Research Market Action Index

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