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During their lifetime, the typical American will move 11 times, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, by age 30, the average person will have changed addresses six times already. But what about older Americans? Well according to a recent survey from Freddie Mac, there are a lot of America...
08/15/2016
 Listing Details ACTRIS MLS #3823114 Beautiful home in the Preserve at Stone Oak (Round Rock, Texas)3809 Blue Mountain Path, 78681Price: $262,500MLS number: TBDBedrooms: 3 + studyBathrooms: 2.5Square Footage: 2080Call David Yeakley at 512-563-8172 to see when this property and arrange a showing. ...
08/10/2016
Over the past few years, a lower-than-usual number of young Americans have been buying homes. Historically, first-time home buyers made up around 40 percent of all home sales. In recent years, however, the number has been hovering just above 30 percent. Still, survey after survey shows that – des...
08/02/2016
The residential real estate market's rebound following the housing crash has been gradual, with month-over-month volatility sometimes masking the fact that things were getting better one small step at a time. Year-over-year results, on the other hand, have consistently revealed the slow upward gr...
08/01/2016
The housing market has been fairly steady for quite a while now. Mortgage rates have stayed low while prices continue to rise. In many markets, there are too few homes available for sale – and though affordability conditions have been affected by increasing prices and tight inventory – an improve...
07/25/2016
As a home buyer or seller, new residential construction numbers may not seem like they have a whole lot to do with you. But, at a time when there are more buyers than there are homes available for sale, . the pace of new home construction has a significant impact on home prices – which are most l...
07/20/2016
Coming up with a down payment can be a struggle, especially for first-time buyers. That's because – unlike repeat buyers who can use the sale of their current house to help fund their new home – first timers have to come up with the money the old fashioned way. That means, saving it – which can s...
07/18/2016
The National Association of Realtors' Housing Opportunities and Market Experience survey asks Americans about their confidence in the economy and views on the current real estate market. According to the most recent results, there's a growing gap between renters and homeowners when it comes to h...
07/15/2016
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates fell again last week across all loan categories, including 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with both conforming and jumbo balances, loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration, and 15-year fixed...
07/14/2016
For prospective home buyers, price increases can be complicated. When you're looking for a house to buy, you want prices to stay low so you can find a great deal but – after you've signed the papers and moved in – your opinion quickly changes. Once you own the house, any increase in the value of ...
07/13/2016
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