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Home values rise, but millions still drown in debt

More than three million U.S. borrowers have risen above water on their mortgages so far this year, thanks to swift home price appreciation, according to a new report from online real estate company Zillow. The negative home equity rate fell … Continue reading

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Home builders: Best in years and getting better

All but one region saw a gain in its three-month moving average on the NAHB index in August. The Midwest and West each posted six-point increases, to 60 and 57, respectively, while the South posted a four-point gain to 54 … Continue reading

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He’s not buying a house—why is Obama on Zillow?

The 30-minute interview touched on refinancing, reforming the mortgage market, including the dismantling of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and helping low-income people who want to be homeowners. It seemed almost scripted by White House staffers, although a White House … Continue reading

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