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6/16/15  Housing
Home price trends reflect improving economy

Newly released economic data on household net worth, home sale prices, foreclosures and consumer confidence rates bode well for the real estate market and the economy overall. 

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6/2/15  Housing
Five things to think about when getting your first apartment

You’ve graduated from college. You got your first job. Now it’s time to get an apartment. What are some of the factors you should consider when apartment hunting?

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5/28/15  Housing
The allure of the suburbs for millennials

Where do millennials really want to live? The big city, the suburbs or a small rural town?

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5/21/15  Housing
Will your offer on a home be accepted? Financing matters.

When you compete for a home against other bidders, the seller is considering more than just how much you'll pay – particularly when several offers come in at roughly the same price.

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5/7/15  Housing
The benefits of a preapproval letter

Before you start shopping for a home, learn about the benefits of a mortgage preapproval from Redfin's Dan Bergman.

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4/24/15  Credit 101Housing
Do you really need to save 20% for your mortgage down payment?

Since the recession, there’s been considerable uncertainty around the minimum needed for a down payment. Do you need a full 20% down payment now to qualify? That’s a big chunk of change….what if you could put less down?

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