Foreclosure Activity Drops to More Than 11-Year Low

The number of U.S. properties with foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions — fell to a more than 11-year low in the third quarter of this year, according to property database curator ATTOM Data Solutions.

Foreclosures were down 35 percent from a year ago.

“Legacy foreclosures…

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Many Americans Are Being Priced Out of Entry-Level Homes

Entry-level homebuyers are facing a tough time finding affordable options these days. According to a new report from insurer Nationwide, they are the most affected since unsustainable price gains are more severe for homes in the lowest price tier.

According to analysis from Nationwide, the average price of a…

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Renting an Emmy-Nominated Home

What would it cost to live in the homes featured in Emmy-nominated television series? An interesting question, to which apartment and home search platform HotPads provides some answers.

To estimate the rent costs for these fictional properties, HotPads used home characteristics like location, number of bedrooms, and layout as…

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Living in a Green Home is Becoming Important to Americans

A new survey of more than 2,800 U.S. apartment residents indicates that 84 percent of respondents say living in sustainable/green homes is important to them and 85 percent believe living in sustainable/green homes is beneficial to their health.

In its first AMLI Sustainable Living Index, AMLI…

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Mortgage Rates are the Lowest they’ve Been All Year

Mortgage rates were at a 2017 low point heading into the holiday weekend, according to’s weekly national survey.

The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to 3.97 percent last week, from 4.02 the week before.

This is the first time the 30-year fixed…

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