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U.S. Home Sale Has $56,464 Impact on Economy

May 10, 2013 11:49 am

Recently the research team at the National Association of Realtors (NAR) looked at studies done by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Census Bureau, Macroeconomic Advisors and the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. After reviewing the data, they determined the total economic impact of a typical home sale in the United States is [...]

Mortgage Interest Deduction: By State [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 10, 2013 11:49 am

Information from The Pew Charitable Trusts report: The Geographic Distribution of the Mortgage Interest Deduction

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May 8, 2013 3:11 pm

Gallup just released its poll, American Dream of Owning Home Lives On. Their conclusion? “Gallup data on homeownership provide strong support for the idea that the American Dream of owning a home continues to be alive and well. The majority of Americans who own a home plan on continuing to do so in the future, and [...]

Will Millennials Drive House Sales in 2013?

May 8, 2013 3:11 pm

The cover story of last month’s Barron’s Magazine discussed the Millennial generation and the impact they will have on the economy including the housing sector. There have been many contrasting views about this age group and their feelings on whether or not homeownership is a part of their personal American Dream. Here are few questions about this generation [...]

How Difficult Is the Mortgage Process for Buyers?

May 8, 2013 3:11 pm

TD Bank recently announced the results of their inaugural Mortgage Service Index. The index was designed to identify best practices and trouble areas in home financing and act as a service indicator for lending institutions. Below are some of the key findings of the survey. Positive Experiences The index identified the percentage of respondents who had [...]