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VA Loans by the Numbers

There are a lot of creative financing plans provided by real estate investors that can help folks get into housing and achieve their piece of the American Dream.  Often, it’s the only way a family can afford to buy a home of their own and real estate investors...
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Attic Insulation Calculator

Many older homes lack sufficient attic insulation to retain heat, however it is also one of the easiest places in a home to properly insulate.  As shown in the map below, different regions of the country have different R-Values for the types of insulation required in their particular...
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Honoring All Who Served

In 1918, on the 11th day, of the 11th month, at the 11th hour, the guns fell silent.   This year’s Veterans Day (11/11/18) marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.  National REIA salutes all of those who have had the honor & privilege...
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ABODO: Are U.S. Rent Prices Officially Stable?

National apartment listing site ABODO recently reported that the median nationwide rent price for one-bedroom units in November dropped slightly to $ 1,019 (down 0.8%) with two-bedroom units coming in again at $ 1,266 (down .24%).  ABODO uses over 1 million listings across the United States to calculate...
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2018 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers

According to the NAR’s 2018 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, single female buyers continue to be a powerful force in the market, while low inventory, rising interest rates and increasing home prices remain, holding back first-time buyers despite notable interest in buying a home.  That being said,...
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Bank of America’s Fall Homebuyer Insights Report

Bank of America recently released their Fall Homebuyers Insights Report that explores the attitudes, preferences and behaviors of the modern homebuyer. For the first time, their survey also took a closer look at current renters who plan to someday own a home. The report also finds that, among...
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