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5 economists and real estate professionals predict the housing market this summer

Want to buy a house? Here’s what the pros say you might want to know this home buying season. Getty Images / istockphoto Home prices are up, mortgage rates are up (you can see the lowest mortgage rates you can qualify for here), and many buyers are wondering: What’s in store for us this summer? …

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The housing market is going cold as an estimated 25% of home listings slash asking prices and wake-up calls from the Yellowstone Flood: Is Your Home Insured Adequately?

Hello, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss this important news. Yellowstone Flood Awakening Call: Is Your Home Insured Adequately? The flood zone is larger than most people realize, and population shifts can mean more people are moving to risky areas, without adequate insurance. Read more The housing market is slowing down as an estimated 25% of home listings …

The housing market is going cold as an estimated 25% of home listings slash asking prices and wake-up calls from the Yellowstone Flood: Is Your Home Insured Adequately? Read More »

Timber price volatility has risen to levels not seen since the end of World War II – why homebuyers should be concerned

The price of the main building material is more unpredictable today than it has been since the end of World War II. This should worry home buyers and renters alike. A recent analysis from the National Association of Home Builders examined the recent rise in the cost of building materials, which rose 1.5% in December …

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