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Here’s what your home might look like in the future

Nineteen collegiate teams are in a tough competition to see who can design, build and operate the most energy efficient and affordable home of the future. From solar technology, to sustainable building materials, to futuristic heating and cooling systems, these … Continue reading

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Mortgage activity drops, but average loan at record

Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher. Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101604588

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Real estate’s least sexy sector is red hot

Amazon.com‘s latest move—to anticipate what you want to buy and start shipping it before you even buy it—could be a big boon to a sector that is already seeing huge gains. Industrial warehouse space, once a dud in real estate, … Continue reading

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Buyers of new homes are seeing more barriers

Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher. Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101366971

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Why mortgage rates aren’t higher … yet

Cecala points out, that from the standpoint of the mortgage market, the Federal Reserve is still buying as big a share—and perhaps bigger—of new agency mortgage-backed securities production as it was six months ago. That is because overall mortgage production … Continue reading

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