Where First-time Homebuyers Catch a Break

First-time buyers looking for an affordable home without much competition will have the best luck in Tampa, Florida, according to real estate and rental marketplace Zillow’s 2018 Best Markets for First-Time Buyers Analysis.

Zillow ranked the 35 largest U.S. housing markets based on where first-time…

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Homebuyers Look Beyond the Suburbs, Finds Realtor.com

Forty-one straight months of inventory declines and housing price gains are prompting buyers to expand their home search beyond their immediate metro markets to under the radar secondary markets, according to a new report from online real estate website realtor.com.

Data shows demand for these markets is being…

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Where Environmental Hazards Don’t Hurt Home Values

You would think that houses in an area at risk of environmental hazards might sell for less money than those located in safer areas – yet the opposite seems to be happening.

Property database curator Attom Data Solutions has released its 2017 Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which shows that median…

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Home Sweet (Unaffordable) Home

In many large cities, more than 50% of households cannot afford a home, according to a new study from personal finance news and features website GOBankingRates.com.

Six cities on the U.S. coasts have a 70 percent or higher percentage of households that can’t afford a home.


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