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4 out of 10 Recent Buyers Used FHA Loans — New York Real Estate

According to the most recent REALTORS® Confidence Index, 39 percent of recent buyers purchased a home with a Federal Housing Administration-insured loan. REALTORS® who took part in the November survey also reported that the number of first-time home buyers continued … Continue reading

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NAR: FHA Key to Housing Market and Recovery

The Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance program is a critical part of the American housing fabric and has never been more important than it is in today’s market, NAR President Vicki Cox Golder told a congressional panel this week. Testifying … Continue reading

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2008 Cost vs. Value Report: Still Many Happy Returns for Home Rehabs

Remodeling magazine’s annual report shows that maintenance-related projects and moderately priced upgrades are providing stable paybacks, even in a slower market. Despite home price drops in many cities, remodeling projects are holding their own as a way for owners to … Continue reading

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