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Mortgage Rates Back Above 5%, but Market ‘Stabilizing’

Though weekly changes in borrowing costs are volatile, housing activity is reaching more balanced levels—which is ultimately good for buyers, says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.Home buyers are having difficulty gauging opportunities to save on a property purchase as mortgage rates become more volatile. The average for the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage swung above 5% again this week, clocking in at 5.22%, Freddie Mac reports. Last week, the aver

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Manhattan Rents Jump to a Record as Hot Market Hits Peak Season

Apartment hunters face bidding wars, with more competition to come before demand eases.Manhattan apartment rents continued their upward climb in July as the hottest market in decades hits its busiest leasing season.The median rent on new leases last month was $4,150, up 2.5% from June and 29% from a year earlier, according to appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Still Smashing

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Slowing Inflation Suggests Mortgage Rates have Topped Out

NAR’s chief economist shares what now needs to happen to bring down borrowing costs and increase affordability for home buyers.Inflation eased slightly in July, which could bode well for the housing market in the months ahead, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®. Overall, inflation slowed from 9.1% in June to 8.5% in July, but prices for food and rent continued to climb, the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Eviction Rate Returning to Pre-Pandemic Level

Even before she lost her job this past spring, things were tight for Nikki Cox. She worked as a service representative at an insurance company in North Carolina and had been making $20 an hour. Half of her income went to rent."If I did have something left over, it might be about a hundred [dollars], maybe," she says. But even that "would buy my groceries and my necessities."It left Cox in trouble when her company's business dropped and her hours

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Welcome to the Team Carrie Perry Dealing the Orange County Area

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Mortgage Rates Dip Below 5%

The average monthly mortgage payment has fallen 12% reduction in just two months as high borrowing costs moderate, says NAR Chief Economist.After weeks of escalating borrowing costs, home buyers are getting a second chance to lock in lower rates. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to an average just below 5% for the week ending Aug. 4, Freddie Mac reports.With rates dipping in recent days, mortgage applications are increasing for the first time

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Unique Luxury Homes that Dazzle

Netflix reality series dazzles viewers with architectural gems from around the world.If you could build the house of your dreams, what features would you include?An abundance of bedrooms and baths? A state-of-the-art kitchen? An indoor pool?What about a hidden entrance, an in-house café, or a custom garage for your fleet of luxury cars?In Netflix’s new reality documentary series, the UK import “The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes,”

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REALTORS: Endeavor & Achieve with us

   iPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.SOME OF OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE 24/7 Broker SupportWe take great pride in our World-Class Support. When you want the support, we’ll

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Home Prices Remain Above 2021 Levels

Rising mortgage rates and inflation in the wider economy caused housing demand to drop sharply in June, forcing home prices to cool down.Home prices are still higher than they were a year ago, but the gains slowed at the fastest pace on record in June, according to Black Knight, a mortgage software, data and analytics firm that began tracking this metric in the early 1970s. The annual rate of price appreciation fell two percentage points from 19.

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Welcome to the Team Pedro Damian Dealing the DFW Area

iPro was founded on the idea of building a better living with champion real estate services. We focus on incorporating and mastering the latest technologies and perform all types of real estate transactions. Our team of professionals set a stronger standard of business and give superior results.Click here for information on becoming a salesperson.

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