Author Archives: magna

  • Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

    Median Homeowner Costs Across The US

    The costs associated with home-ownership vary across the U.S.  The US Census Bureau recently released statistics from the 2017 American Community Survey, an annual program that asks millions of...
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  • Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

    Man Ordered to Rebuild Home

    A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was. The city Planning...
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  • Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

    A Balanced Outlook for Housing in 2019

    Housing juggernaut, Fannie Mae says that unlike the past two years that were mostly a seller’s market, 2019 is looking to be a more balanced market. The housing market...
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  • Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

    No Appraisal, No Problem

    Fewer loans that use real estate as collateral will need an appraisal under a new proposal. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of...
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  • Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

    More and More Luxury Homes Utilizing Auctions

    Real estate auctions, once used for foreclosures and distressed sellers, is moving upmarket. The number of multi-million-dollar homes being sold at auction has nearly doubled in the past year,...
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  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

    Home Mortgage Delinquencies Remain Very Low

    The newly released National Delinquency Survey by the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) showed that that delinquent mortgage payments were down by 41 basis points compared to a year ago. The delinquency...
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