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Number of Homes for Sale Up from Last Year, but Below Pre-Pandemic Years

Number of Homes for Sale Up from Last Year, but Below Pre-Pandemic YearsThe biggest challenge in the housing market right now, and likely for years to come, is how few homes there are for sale

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How Experts Can Help Close the Gap in Today’s Homeownership Rate

How Experts Can Help Close the Gap in Today’s Homeownership RateAs we celebrate Black History Month, we reflect on the past and present experiences of Black Americans. This includes the path

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The Top Reasons for Selling Your House

The Top Reasons for Selling Your HouseMany of today’s homeowners bought or refinanced their homes during the pandemic when mortgage rates were at history-making lows. Since rates doubled in

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You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC]

You May Not Need as Much as You Think for Your Down Payment [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsMany people believe you need to put down 20% of the purchase price when you buy a home. But recent

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