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Listing your home? Check out the latest real estate buzzwords

Listing your home? Check out the latest real estate buzzwordsNews from Fox News: Winter is considered “off season” in the real estate world, but that doesn’t mean that buyers aren’t still out there. Even in December, when everybody was busy racing around to get ready for the holidays, the number of home sales — including […]

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Good news about real estate: Home equity is growing again

Good news about real estate: Home equity is growing againNews from Los Angeles Times: WASHINGTON —With all the nail biting over fiscal policy and the economy in the closing weeks of 2012, you might have missed some of the positive trends under way for real estate. Start with home equity. It’s growing again significantly after […]

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Limiting real estate deductions could affect home values

Limiting real estate deductions could affect home valuesNews from Los Angeles Times: WASHINGTON — What would happen to home values in the event that popular real estate deductions for mortgage interest and local property taxes were cut significantly? It’s an issue you’re likely to hear more about as Congress and the Obama administration wade deeper […]

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Real estate agents see brighter tomorrow for home values and sales

Real estate agents see brighter tomorrow for home values and salesNews from Chicago Sun-Times: By Cindy Wojdyla Cain ccain@stmedianetwork.com Jim Karges storyidforme: 40816059tmspicid: 15123251fileheaderid: 6871775 Related Stories Chicago housing market recovering slowly, unevenly JOLIET — Jim Karges believes the local real estate market has hit rock bottom and it appears to be on the upswing. […]

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Real Estate Market Trends: Pending Home Sales Rise

Real Estate Market Trends: Pending Home Sales RiseNews from Millionaire Corner: Pending home sales – a predictor of signed housing contracts – rose 5.2 percent in October, according to the latest real estate market trends reported today by the National Association of Realtors. The association’s Pending Home Sales Index has realized 18 consecutive months of […]

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Dream home: Collecting walls of whimsy in Canton

Dream home: Collecting walls of whimsy in CantonNews from Baltimore Sun: Jay Dackman’s Canton home is bright, open, contemporary and directly on the waterfront at the Anchorage Marina. The three-story, six-level brick townhouse is filled with framed puzzles of Impressionist masterpieces, hung as they are completed by the 54-year-old attorney and real estate investor. In […]

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Real Estate Watch: Benefits of buying a home from relocation company

Real Estate Watch: Benefits of buying a home from relocation companyNews from San Jose Mercury News: Today’s homebuyers are familiar with traditional home sales and short sales. But few know about another type of sale: a home on the market because of an employee’s out-of-town job transfer. A relocation sale, or relo, can have distinct […]

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Michigan residential real estate market looking better as home sales and …

Michigan residential real estate market looking better as home sales and …News from MLive.com: MLive File PhotoStatewide, the number of homes sold jumped 14 percent in July compared to one year earlier, while the average sale price rose nearly 7 percent, according to data from the Michigan Association of Realtors. LANSING, MI — Recent data […]

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A Cape Cod retirement home is more affordable

A Cape Cod retirement home is more affordableNews from Boston.com: Massachusetts native Judy Watkins left the state more than 30 years ago, moving to Florida to escape the harsh New England winters. Over the past few years, however, her thoughts have again turned northward. Approaching retirement, Watkins, now 67, started thinking about buying property on […]

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Bay Area real estate market stays hot, as home sales and prices keep increasing

Bay Area real estate market stays hot, as home sales and prices keep increasingNews from San Jose Mercury News: The median price of a Bay Area home remained at a near-four-year-high in July and sales increased for the 13th consecutive month, as the real estate market continues to recover from the depths of the Great […]

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