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2 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Cracker drives property interest

Interest in property in the area has increased as plans for an ethane cracker plant move forward, and some believe it's only the beginning.

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Related Topix: Washington, WV, Parkersburg, WV, Oil & Gas, Vienna, WV

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Reporter

July home sales up nationwide, but not in Bay Area

A "For Sale" sign stands outside of a home in Peoria. Home sales were up nationwide but fairly flat in the Bay Area for July.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Solano County, CA, Foreclosures

Marin Independent Journal

Marin real estate flippers may see last hurrah

Brett Foley takes in the view of Mount Tamalpais from a scaffold on Wednesday in Greenbrae.

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Related Topix: Greenbrae, CA, Home Listing, Home, Mill Valley, CA, Foreclosures, Marin County, CA

Dr. Housing Bubble Blog

Enter in the fall housing market: Shopping in Santa Monica with a...

Enter in the fall housing market: Shopping in Santa Monica with a $900,000 budget.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Foreclosures

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Florida home price data is mixed bag

A report released by the research firm RealtyTrac shows that while Miami had some of the biggest increases in home prices, other parts of Florida had among the highest rates of distressed sales.

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Related Topix: Florida

Business Journal

Quick look: Memphis' weekly top home sales ending Aug. 22

Growth in The Woodlands-area has been so rapid that it's straining Montgomery County's ability to provide services to residents.

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Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Montgomery County, TX, Home Listing, Home

NewsOK.com

Richard Mize: Home price drop barely noticeable

That's one particular index tracking certain properties - those bought with conventional mortgages sold to or backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, therefore conforming to Fannie's and Freddie's underwriting guidelines.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Real Estate

GlobeSt.com

Bank Lending Reaches $8T in Q2

Also: mark your calendar for October 21-22 and be part of the action at CCIM THRIVE , a dynamic event and collaboration between GlobeSt.com and CCIM.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NewsOK.com

Hawaii tourism study finds more vacation rentals

Hawaii Tourism Authority Vice President David Uchiyama told industry representatives a new study indicates there are about 26,500 houses and condos being rented on a short-term basis around the state.

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SiliconValley.com

Q&A: Real estate exec Mark A. McLaughlin, on booming home prices

Mark McLaughlin, CEO of Pacific Union, poses for a photograph at the Presidio in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Presidio, IGN Entertainment

SFGate

Two Home Sale Reports Support Housing Recovery Intact

Peoples Home Equity was pleased to see that both pending home sales in July and weekly home sales for last week increased.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Real Estate, Business News

Fairfield Citizen-News

Not all sectors of the economy have rebounded from the Great Recession that began in 2008.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Fairfield County, CT, Marketing, Fairfield, CT, Westport, CT

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Home price appreciation slows in 65 percent of U.S. housing markets

RealtyTrac, the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, released its July 2014 U.S Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report Aug. 28. The report shows that U.S. residential properties, including single family homes, condominiums and townhomes, sold at an estimated annual pace of just over 4.6 million in July, down 3 percent from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Foreclosures, Dayton, OH

WHTC

U.S. second-quarter growth much stronger; jobless ...

The U.S. economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the second quarter with more of the growth being driven by domestic demand and less by restocking by businesses.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tax Foundation

Explaining Migration from Blue States Takes More Than Housing Prices

Yglesias literally , so it's well worth taking seriously. And, as far as it goes, there's an element of truth: virtually every academic studying migration would agree that cost of living factors, especially housing costs, have an important role in determining migration patterns.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABC News

Home Sales Bouncing Back When Economy Needs It Most

After more than a decade of boom and bust, a vital part of the U.S. economy may be finally returning to normal.

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Related Topix: Foreclosures

Christian Science Monitor

GDP grew 4.2 percent in Q2, but economic weaknesses remain

The US economy grew slightly more than expected during the second-quarter, but there is still a lot more work to be done to fully recover from the economic crisis, experts say.

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Park Record

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.1 percent

Mortgage company Freddie Mac also said Thursday that the average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, rose to 3.25 percent from 3.23 percent.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Park City, UT

Globe and Mail

$101,000-bonus makes quick work of Bloor West home sale

The Action: The sellers of this detached residence wanted to host an open house and wait a week before reviewing offers, but one eager visitor submitted a pre-emptive offer to end the sale process.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Silicon Alley Insider

Boom: Pending Home Sales Jump

"Interest rates are lower than they were a year ago, price growth continues to moderate and total housing inventory is at its highest level since August 2012," said Lawrence Yun of the National Association of Realtors.

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Related Topix: Real Estate

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